Scott Andrew Stage

Associate Professor

Biography

Scott Stage, Associate Professor of Psychology, is a member of the School Psychology program faculty which he joined in 2008. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado in 1981. In 1984, he received a M.A. in Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado with endorsements in teaching students with learning disabilities and emotional disturbance. He earned a M.A. and Ph.D. in school psychology from Florida State University in 1988 and 1991, respectively. He completed a combined internship at the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida and Leon County Public Schools in Tallahassee, Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at NC State, he was a faculty at the University of Washington in the school psychology program for 13 years.

Teaching and Research Interests

Scott has received federal funding for research projects involving functional behavioral assessment and positive behavioral support for students at-risk for or with emotional disturbance. He continues to pursue research with students at risk for special education using internet based programs to track behavior and provide state of the art cognitive behavior interventions that are on-line for teachers to use.

Funded Research

Co-Investigator with Principal Investigator: Cheney, D. & Stage, S.A. University of Washington Behavior Research Center. Funded by the U. S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, October 2004-2008 ($4,300,000).

Research Design and Statistical Consultant for The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Behavior Center. Principal Investigators: Ron Nelson and Mike Epstein. Funded by the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, January 2002-2007 ($5,000,000).

Principal Investigator of Examining the validity of functional behavioral assessment: Listening to teachers, parents, and students with emotional disturbance. Co-Investigators: Doug Cheney and Rick Neel. Funded by the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, January 2001-2005 ($539, 000).

Project Evaluator and Trainer for Washington’s assessment & intervention program for students with emotional disturbance: Project WAIS-ED, Principal Investigator: Doug Cheney, Funded by the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, September, 1998-2002 ($600, 000).

Project Evaluator and Trainer for the Student responsive service delivery system. Awarded by the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Washington State, 1998-2001 ($400, 000).

 

Education

  • PhD in Psychology from Florida State University, 1991