STEVEN P. GULKUS, received a B.S. in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from West Virginia University. His major areas of study are learning and developmental processes, applied behavior analysis and psychometrics and test development. He has an extensive background in program evaluation within school-based and community-based programs and ecological assessment in the workplace. He has been an evaluator/consultant for many state and national grants from NSF to NIE and has conducted action research and instrument design in both educational and workplace environments. His areas of expertise are in the design and implementation of school and community-based program evaluation studies, questionnaire/instrument design, development and analysis, and multivariate and factor analytic statistical methods. His research interests are in the areas of inclusion, predictors of teacher success in schools and universities, evaluation of training programs/curricula in educational environments, the impact of technology on school-aged learners, and understanding the collaborative processes among school/community-based organizations and institutions of higher education.
Dr. Gulkus has held offices in and acted as paper reviewer for many national and regional organizations including the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Eastern Educational Research Association and he has acted as statistical consultant and paper reviewer for a variety of journals including the Journal of Teacher Education and the journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, Physical Therapy. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Education at Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania.