George Batsche, EdDInstitute for School-Community Partnerships, Integrated Services, and Child Mental Health and Educational Policy Director Emeritus
George M. Batsche is Professor and Director Emeritus of the Institute for School-Community Partnerships, Integrated Services, and Child Mental Health and Educational Policy and was the Coordinator of Graduate Programs in School Psychology at the University of South Florida. He is Director Emeritus of the Florida Statewide Problem Solving/Response to Intervention Project and Co-Director (with Dr. Don Kincaid, Florida's Positive Behavior Support Project) of the Florida MTSS Project for the Florida Department of Education. In addition, he is the Project Director Emeritus for the Student Support Services Project in the Florida Department of Education. For the past twenty years, Dr. Batsche has received grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Florida Department of Education, and private foundations. The majority of his work has focused on systems of implementing academic and behavior interventions for at-risk students. Dr. Batsche is a certified school psychologist, licensed clinical psychologist, and certified school administrator.
Dr. Batsche's experience includes work as a university professor and researcher, school psychologist, district-level administrator, building principal and consultant to school districts and state agencies regarding implementation of problem solving/response to intervention. Dr. Batsche is the author or co-author of numerous books or book chapters on Response to Intervention. Curriculum vitae: http://www.coedu.usf.edu/schoolpsych/Faculty/batsche.html