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Tanya Eckert

Tanya Eckert

Tanya Eckert

Associate Professor




Ph.D., School Psychology, Lehigh University (1996)
M.Ed., Human Development, Lehigh University (1992)
B.A., Psychology, Hood College (1989, cum laude)

Research and Teaching Interests

Professor Eckert specializes in developing classroom-based interventions to improve children's academic and behavioral functioning.

Certification and Licensure

Certified School Psychologist (Pennsylvania)


PSY 400: Special Topics – Introduction to School Psychology
PSY 761 Introductory Seminar in School Psychology
PSY 763 Direct Academic Assessment

Representative Publications

Hier, B. O., Eckert, T. L., & Datchuk, S. M. (2022). The use of advanced planning among emerging writers. Reading and Writing. DOI:10.1007/s11145-022-10281-7

Eckert, T. L., Eggleston, B. N., Hamsho, N. F., & Williams, N. L. (2021). Assessing children’s perceptions of intervention acceptability ratings. Psychology in the Schools, 58 (10), 1962-1979.DOI:10.1002/pits.22564

Hamsho, N. F., & Eckert, T. L. (2021). The relation between classroom behaviors and the writing skills of urban third-grade students. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 37(2), 190-200. DOI:10.1080/10573569.2020.179682

Barrett, C. A., Truckenmiller, A. J., & Eckert, T. L. (2020). Performance feedback during writing instruction: A cost effectiveness analysis. School Psychology, 35(3), 193-200. DOI:10.1037/spq0000356

Floyd, R. G. & Eckert, T. L. (2020). Handbook of university and professional careers in school psychology. Routledge. DOI:10.4324/9780429330964