Amy Lingo

Amy Lingo

Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Development and Professor
Department of Special Education, Early Childhood & Prevention Science
Room 124 - College of Education and Human Development
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Dr. Lingo's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ed.D., Special Education (Learning and Behavior Disorders), University of Kentucky
  • M.S., Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky
  • Level I-Principal Certification, University of Kentucky
  • Initial Teaching Certification, Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disabilities, Eastern KY University
  • B.A., Human Physiology/Health, Transylvania University

Teaching Areas

  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Methods and Assessment
  • Single Subject Research

Research Interests

  • Positive behavior supports in school settings
  • Academic interventions for students with learning disabilities and behavior disorders
  • Relationships between challenging behaviors and academic achievement

Professional Activities

  • Program Wide Positive Behavior Support in Early Childhood Settings
  • Reading and Math Interventions for Students with Disabilities in conjunction with the Kentucky Department of Education

Professional Memberships

  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Divisions of Behavior Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Teacher Education
  • Research International Reading Association

Selected Publications

  • Scott, T. M., Gage, N., Hirn, R., Lingo, A., & Burt, J. L. (in press). An Examination of the Association between MTSS Implementation Fidelity Measures and Student Outcomes. Preventing School Failure.
  • Cooper, J. T., Whitney, T., & Lingo, A. S. (2018) Using immediate feedback to increase opportunities to respond in a general education classroom. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 37(1), 52-60.
  • Whitney, T., Lingo, A., Cooper, J. & Karp, K. (2017). Effects of children’s literature on students’ on task behavior during mathematics instruction. Remedial and Special Education, 38(5), 284-296.
  • Whitney, T., Cooper, J.T., and Lingo, A. S. (2017) "Increasing Student Engagement Through Opportunities to Respond," Kentucky Teacher Education Journal: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children: 3 (2), Article 3.
  • Harbour, K., Karp, K. S. & Lingo, A. (2017). Inquiry to action: Diagnosing and addressing students relational thinking about the equal sign. Teaching Exceptional Children. 49(2), 126-133.
  • Whitney, T., Hirn, R.G., & Lingo, A.S. (2016) Effects of a mathematics fluency program on mathematics performance of students with challenging behaviors. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 60(2), 133-142.
  • Frey, A.J., Lingo, A.S. & Nelson, C.M. (2009). Implementing Positive Behavior Support in Elementary Schools. Interventions for Achievement and Behavior Problems in a Three-Tier Model including RtI by M.R. Shinn, H.M. Walker, and G. Stoner.