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About Angela Waguespack

Angela Waguespack, PhD, is a licensed and certified school psychologist, associate professor, and director of the specialist program in the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). Her research and professional interests focus on efforts to address educational and mental health disparities in ethic and racial minority youth and those living in poverty. Specifically, Dr. Waguespack works to develop, implement, and evaluate multi-tiered systems of support models aimed at addressing academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of children and families in school and community settings. 
She is the NSU Program Director of a funded research and service project entitled the Reading Explorers Program (REP), which incorporates a response to intervention approach to prevent summer learning loss in at-risk children from low income, minority homes and neighborhoods. Through collaboration with colleagues at FIU, she has worked with practicum students and staff to provide universal screenings, small-group reading intervention, and parent engagement activities to over 1700 diverse children and families each summer since 2013.

Positions

2008 - Present Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University
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Present Program Director of The Reading Explorers Program (REP), Nova Southeastern University
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2001 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present Member, Fort Lauderdale Literacy Project
Present Executive Board Member, Florida Association of School Psychologists
Present Member, National Association of School Psychologists
Present Program Reviewer, National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
2018 Member, Community Crisis Response Visiting Support Team (VST)
2018 Organizer and Co-Facilitator, NSU College of Psychology–Student Support Meeting
2004 - 2017 Member, TBI Support Group
2016 Recruiter, WalkAbout Brain Injury
2014 - 2015 Member, Brain Injury Association of Florida (BIAF) Camp TBI - “The Best Imagined!”
2012 Member, Brain Injury Association of Florida (BIAF) Camp TBI - “The Best Imagined!”
2005 - 2008 Chairperson, Florida Association of School Psychologists Public Policy and Information Committee
1995 - 2005 Member, “Night in the Tropics” Gala Committee
2004 Member, Florida Association of School Psychologists Professional Development Committee
2004 Member, TBI Rule Revision for the Department of Education through BIAF
2003 Member, Florida Association of School Psychologists Training and Credentialing Committee
2002 Member, Florida Association of School Psychologists Awards Committee
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Education

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1996 Ph.D., School Psychology, Louisiana State University
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1992 M.A., School Psychology, Louisiana State University
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1987 B.S., Psychology, Louisiana State University
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Contact Information

(954) 262-5719

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Articles (8)

Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Angela Waguespack

Books and Book Contributions (10)

Book and book contributions written or co-written by Dr. Angela Waguespack

Presentations (56)

Conference presentations, proceedings, lectures, and symposia given by Dr. Angela Waguespack