Jennifer Mahdavi

Contact:

Phone: 707-664-3311

Office: Stevenson Hall 2013-B

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Jennifer Mahdavi

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education

Courses Taught

Education

  • PhD, University of California, Riverside, 2000
  • MA, University of California, Riverside, 1996
  • BA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1990

Research Interests

  • Pre-referral Intervention and Response to Intervention
  • Reading instruction for at-risk students
  • Mild-moderate disabilities
  • Emotional/behavioral disorders
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Collaboration and Consultation

Recent Scholarship and Publications

  • Mahdavi, J. N. (2010). [Test review of Process Assessment of the Learner-II]. From R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake, (Eds.), The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Mahdavi, J.N., & Beebe-Frankenberger, M. (2009). Pioneering RTI systems that work: Social validity, collaboration, and context. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 42 64-72.
  • Menzies, H. M., Mahdavi, J. N., & Lewis, J. (2008). Early reading intervention: From research to practice. Remedial and Special Education 29 (2), 67-77.
  • Mahdavi, J. N. (2007). [Test review of Early Reading Success Indicator]. From R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake, (Eds.), The seventeenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Mahdavi, J. N. (2007). [Test review of Learning Styles Inventory, Version III]. From R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake, (Eds.), The seventeenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Mahdavi, J.N. & Haager, D. (2007). Linking progress monitoring results to interventions. Perspectives on Language and Literacy, 33 (2), 25-29.
  • Haager, D., & Mahdavi, J. N. (2007). What can we reasonably expect of teachers in a three-tiered reading intervention model? In D. Haager, S. Vaughn, & J. Klingner (Eds.) Validated practices for three-tiers of reading intervention.
  • Mahdavi, J. N. (2005). [Test review of the Suffolk Reading Scale 2]. From R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake, (Eds.), The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Mahdavi, J. N. (2005). [Test review of the Single Word Spelling Test]. From R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake, (Eds.), The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Lane, K. L., Mahdavi, J. N., & Borthwick-Duffy, S. A. (2003). Teacher perceptions of the prereferral intervention process: A call for assistance with school-based interventions. Preventing School Failure, 47 (4), 148-155.