Cheryl Young-PeltonCheryl Young-Pelton, Ed.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Associate Professor, Special Education – Applied Behavior Analysis
College of Education

Email: cyoung@msubillings.edu 
Phone: (406) 657-2195
Office: COE 230
Vita:

Websitehttps://bit.ly/2zfuyGw
 
COURSES TAUGHT:

EDSP 302 Teaching Students with Emotional & Behavioral Disorders
SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
SPED 520 Applied Behavior Analysis
SPED 533 Learning and the Experimental Analysis of Behavior
SPED 551 Assessment and Program Planning

SPED 580 Autism Spectrum Disorders Characteristics and Interventions
SPED 586 Conceptual Issues of Radical Behaviorism
SPED 599 Thesis

 

BACKGROUND

I grew up in a Chicago suburb, studied piano at Northwestern while in high school, and eventually married a Montana rancher. I’m living proof that someone from the city can make it out here and stay for a very long time – and love every minute of this life.

 

EDUCATION 

B.S. Illinois State University, Normal IL (1980) – Music, Music Therapy


M.Ed. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (1991) – Educational Leadership, Emotional Handicapped, Specific Learning Disabilities, Behavior Analysis (HRS)


Ed. D. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (2005) – Curriculum & Instruction
Inclusion of students with EBD in Middle Schools, Positive Behavior Supports


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Applied Behavior Analysis, Ethics, Rural Issues, Autism,  Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Using Technology Effectively


TEACHING AND SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS
Chair for Thesis and Mini-thesis capstones for the ABA program and leader for ABAI Accreditation efforts. Proudly serving on the University Graduate Committee.