Scott A. Loe is an associate professor and graduate coordinator for the department of educational psychology and directs the research clinic/lab for the department's school psychology program. He received his Ph.D. in school psychology in 2000 from Ohio State University. Prior to coming to UNLV in the fall of 2003, he worked as a school psychologist for the Columbus Ohio Public School District. Dr. Loe's work has been published in major school psychology and special education Journals. He enjoys being involved with the National Association of School Psychologists as a presenter at the conferences each year. His current research interests include school wide positive behavior support, response to intervention models, general role and function issues in school psychology, and training models.
Dr. Samuel Song
Dr. Lee earned her B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University and her Ph.D. In School Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a dual license as a psychologist through the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. Since living in Las Vegas, Dr. Lee has proudly served many children and families as a licensed and nationally-certified school psychologist at several charter schools and as faculty at UNLV, is excited to educate, train, and supervise future school psychologists.
Dr. Patrice Leverett
Dr. Patrice Leverett is committed to research and practice that promotes equity for all learners. Her research examines school discipline practices and their impact on the educational outcomes of students. She also develops training that increases positive student-teacher relationship in the classroom or in mentoring, as a means of closing the opportunity gap. Dr. Leverett is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received her Masters and Doctorate in Educational Psychology. This native New Yorker also holds a Masters in Education, with an emphasis on special education, from Queens College of New York. She has worked in schools for over 10 years in the role of teacher, school psychologist, and now a researcher. Dr. Leverett is currently partnering with the William S. Boyd Law School and Clark County School District to develop and deliver implicit bias training, to support the school district’s work towards culturally responsive practice. She invites graduate students to meet with her and discuss their interest in research or culturally responsive practice.