Dr. Kimberly J. Vannest is a noted researcher and teacher in the area of interventions for students with and at risk of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, progress monitoring and single case research design. She is the author of more than 80 books, research articles, and software programs, including the Behavior Assessment System for Children | Second Edition Intervention Guide.
A former high school teacher in the North County of San Diego, California, she earned her PhD at Louisiana State University and worked for the Governor’s office on K-12 school reform and as a state trainer in Positive Behavioral Supports. Dr. Vannest has earned a variety of awards for her teaching and service. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Special Education Program, in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University.