Ph.D., University of North Texas
Jones, received her Ph.D. in Special Education, with emphasis on
behavioral disorders, from the University of North Texas in 2005. Her previous
experience includes teaching intermediate school students with behavioral
disorders. Dr. Jones received her M.A. in Early Childhood Special Education from
Vanderbilt University, and her B.A. in Government and History from the
University of Notre Dame.
research interests center on the behavioral needs of students and specifically,
how those needs relate to their ability to read. She also has an interest in
adolescent reading, social skills, and educational statistics. Her many
presentations focus on behavioral interventions for students with emotional and
behavioral disorders and quantitative statistical research methods. Her
publications focus on the classroom needs of teachers of students with emotional
and behavioral disorders, and the status of education for these students.
Jones, F. (2005). Meta-analysis of single subject reading
interventions for students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Learning
Disabilities. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of North Texas.
C. J. & Jones, F. J. (In press.)
(2006). Effective Disciplinary
Practices in Schools: Setting the Stage for Student Success. In L. M. Bullock,
R. A. Gable, & K. Melloy (Eds.), Effective disciplinary practices: Strategies
for maintaining safe schools and positive learning environments for students
with challenging behaviors. Arlington, VA: Council for Children with Behavioral
Menendez, T., M., Chen, K., Meyton, M., Jones, F., & Manning, M. (2004).
Creating Quality Environments
to Occasion Student Success: Meeting the Needs of Students with Emotional and
Behavioral Problems. In L. M. Bullock, R. A. Gable, & K. Melloy (Eds.),
Effective interventions for classrooms, schools, and communities: Making a
difference in the lives of students with learning and behavioral problems.
Arlington, VA: Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.
Wehby, J. H., Symons, F. M.
Canale, J. A. & Go, F. (1999). Teaching practices in classrooms for students
with emotional and behavioral disorders: Discrepancies between recommendations
Behavioral Disorders, 20, 87-105.