University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Elaine M Wilson, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor

Education & Training

  • BS, Duquesne University: Elementary Education     
  • MEd, Duquesne University: Community Mental Health and Special Education Support
  • Graduate Certificate University of Pittsburgh - Oakland: Applied Behavior Analysis
  • PhD, Robert Morris University: Instructional Management and Leadership
  • Post Graduate Work: Education Policy and Leadership Fellowship: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Research Interests

  • Designing Authentic Assessments: Aligning Alternate Assessment with Functional Curricula  
  • Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice in Educational Settings 
  • Education Reform 
  • Mastery Learning: Understanding and Incorporating the Neuroscience in Curriculum Design and Assessment 
  • Social and Emotional Learning: Linking and Understanding the Neuroscience in Student Self-Management Techniques  
  • Incorporating Inclusive STEAM Practices in the General Education Classroom 
  • Assistive Technology: Improving Student Outcomes and Quality of Life 
  • Yoga Education