Dr. Therese Sandomierski to Receive the Association for Positive Behavior Support's 2018 Ted Carr Early Career Practitioner Award
Congratulations to CFS’s Dr. Therese Sandomierski, who has been selected by the Association for Positive Behavior Support to receive the 2018 Ted Carr Early Career Practitioner Award. This award is given to an early career practitioner whose work in positive behavior support demonstrates outstanding achievements in mentorship, service, and commitment to the application of positive behavior support (PBS) principles and technology in the field.
Dr. Sandomierski joined the FLPBIS Project in 2002, starting as a graduate assistant and joining the staff as a full-time technical assistance specialist in 2006. She currently serves as the FLPBIS Project’s co-lead on the disproportionate discipline workgroup, focusing on developing supports and providing assistance to district and school teams as they use a structured problem-solving process to achieve equity in discipline outcomes."
"Dr. Sandomierski is truly an exceptional practitioner in the field of Positive Behavior Support," said Dr. Don Kincaid, Co-director of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities. "Her training and technical assistance is of the highest quality and she is deeply respected and admired by her colleagues and the school districts she supports. The issue of discipline equity has been a major emphasis of Dr. Sandomierski dissertation and her early career work. Florida is extremely fortunate to have someone with her level of competence passionately committed to the ideal of equity and effectiveness in the support of our children and their educational experiences."
Dr. Sandomierski will be recognized at the 2018 APBS Conference in San Diego, CA and will be invited to present there as well.