Midwestern State Universityís
Edward Schultz has been appointed to a three-year term on the Professional
Advisory Board of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA). Schultz
is Associate Professor of Counseling, Kinesiology and Special Education in the
West College of Education.
Schultz is involved in special
education policy, multi-tiered systems of support (including
response-to-intervention and positive behavior support), and specific learning
disability (SLD) identification. He is a nationally certified educational diagnostician.
Schultz earned a Ph.D. in
Special Education with an emphasis in behavioral disorders at the University of
North Texas. He earned his bachelorís and masterís degrees from MSU Texas. His
recent research topics include school behavior supports, school readiness in
target neighborhoods, at-risk students and bullying, and SLD identification.
He consults with schools
districts and state departments across the United States on issues concerning
services for students with disabilities. He has made more than 100
presentations on a variety of topics at the state and national level.
Schultz trains educators
nationally for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which publishes the Woodcock Johnson
IV assessment. He serves as an educational diagnostician and an educational
consultant to various school districts.
The Learning Disabilities
Association of America (LDA) is a nonprofit organization of parents, educators,
adults with learning disabilities, and professionals providing support, information,
and advocacy on behalf of individuals with learning disabilities. For more
information, visit www.ldaamerica.org.