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Donald Kincaid, EdD, BCBA-D

Donald Kincaid, EdD, BCBA-D

Phone:

813-974-7684

Fax:

813-974-6115

Office:

MHC 2138

Biography

Don Kincaid is a professor in the Department of Child & Family Studies at the University of South Florida and co-directs The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. His professional interests include the areas of person-centered planning, positive behavior support, disabilities, and school and systems change.

He is a Primary Investigator or Co-Primary Investigator on a number of Positive Behavior Support Projects including:

  1. Florida Positive Behavior Support Project, the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
  2. University of South Florida’s subcontract with the Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, an Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)-funded grant
  3. Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
  4. Florida’s School Climate Transformation grant, and
  5. Florida AWARE Project. 

All of these projects integrate school-based positive behavior interventions and support within a multi-tiered support system framework. Much of his professional activity involves coordinating systems change efforts at a local, state and national level to support the implementation of evidence-based practices.  Additionally, he serves on a number of editorial and advisory boards in the area of positive behavior support. 

Dr. Kincaid came to the PBS Project from West Virginia University where he served as the Deputy Director of the University Affiliated Center for Developmental Disabilities for 10 years. While in West Virginia, Dr. Kincaid directed a number of state and federal PBS Projects including the Life Quilters Project, the Tri-State Consortium for PBS, the Regional Collaborative for PBS, the Lifespan PBS Project, the School-Based PBS Project and the Crisis Intervention Network.

Education and Training

 

West Virginia University

BA

1980

Psychology

West Virginia University

MA

1984

Behavior Analysis and Human Resources

West Virginia University

PH.D

1986

Behavior Analysis and Human Resources

Work Experience

2010-Present: Professor/Division Co-Director, Division of Applied Research and Educational Support/Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, 2010 to Present, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2007 to 2010: Research Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

1999 to 2007: Research Associate Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

1990 to 1999: Deputy Director/Clinical Assistant Professor, University Affiliated Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

1988 to 1990: Psychology/Behavior Management Services Program Manager/Clinical Assistant Professor, University Affiliated Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Recent Contributions to Education Research

Much of Dr. Kincaid’s research has focused on the delivery of effective behavior supports within schools and within a multi-tiered continuum of support.

Recent Grants

Current Research Support