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Dr. Kalynn Pistorio - Columbus State University

Columbus State University

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Dr. Kalynn Pistorio

Assistant Professor of Special Education
Teacher Education, Leadership & Counseling


Academic Areas

  • Special Education
  • Autism
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intervention Research
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Single Subject Design 

Education

  • Florida Atlantic University - Doctor of Education in Exceptional Student Education
    Dissertation title: An examination of literacy based behavioral interventions delivered in small groups to young children
  • Nova Southeastern University - Master of Science in Leadership (Education and Human Services)
  • Nova Southeastern University - Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education
    Minor in Psychology

Committees

  • CSU General Education Committee
  • CSU COEHP Faculty Development Committee
  • Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Editorial Board
  • International Association of Special Education Website Administrator
  • Chancellor Learning Scholar- FLC Leader

Presentations

  • Kearney, K., Hall Pistorio, K., Brady, M. P. (2020, Jan). Using Behavioral Principles to Teach College Students with Autism and Intellectual Disability to Acquire and Generalize New Skills. Presented at Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference: Sarasota, FL.
  • Hall Pistorio, K., Kearney, K., & Eshman, S. R. (2019, Nov). Pre-service teachers teaching self-advocacy skills to post-secondary students with developmental disabilities. Presented at Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference: New Orleans, LA
  • *Hall Pistorio, K. (2019, July). Using Literacy in Functional Curriculum. Presented at the International Association of Special Education Bi Annual Conference: Tanzania.
  • Hall Pistorio, K. (2019, May). Fostering problem solving through student communication evaluation and intervention planning. Presented at Columbus State University Faculty and Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards: Columbus, GA.
  • Hall Pistorio, K. (2019, March). Exploring embedded supports in literacy based behavioral interventions. Presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Annual Conference: Las Vegas, NV.
  • Brady, M. P., Kearney, K., Hall Pistorio, K. (2019, Feb.). Literacy Based Behavioral Interventions as Coaching Manuals: The Role of Text, Visual Directions, and Behavioral Rehearsal. Presented at Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference: Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Hall Pistorio, K. (2018, Oct.). The use of literacy based behavioral interventions with young children. Submitted for presentation at the CEC: DEC Conference: Orlando, FL.
  • Hall Pistorio, K. (2018, July). College students with developmental disabilities part III: does the delivery mode of a literacy based behavioral intervention affect students’ abilities to learn employability skills? Presented at the Oxford International Roundtable Symposium: Oxford, England.
  • Hall Pistorio, K. (2018, July). Literacy based behavioral interventions: what we know and how to implement. Accepted for presentation at the CEC: Division of International Special Education Annual Conference: Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Hall, K. (2018, June). Literacy-based behavioral interventions: A practical approach. Accepted for presentation at the Learner Conference: Athens, Greece.
  • Bielskus-Barone, K., & Hall Pistorio, K. (2018, June). The effects of practice within flipped instruction for professional development: teaching preservice teachers literacy based behavioral interventions. Presented at the EdMedia + Innovate Learning Conference: Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • **Hall Pistorio, K. & Kearney, K. (2018, April). School based OT: The duties and responsibilities of OTs in multidisciplinary teams. Professional Development at Nova Southeastern University Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences: Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
  • Hall Pistorio, K. (2018, March). Literacy based behavioral interventions: a journey to becoming an evidence based practice. Presented at the Holmes Scholars Pre-Conference at AACTE: Baltimore, MD.
  • Brady, M. P., Hall Pistorio, K., & Bucholz, J. (2018, February). Are literacy based behavioral interventions becoming an evidence-based practice? An EERA Round Table Exploration. Presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference: Clearwater, FL.
  • Bielskus- Barone, Brady, M. P., & Hall Pistorio, K. (2018, February). Teaching preservice teachers literacy based behavioral interventions: the effect of practice within flipped instruction for professional development. Presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference: Clearwater, FL.
  • Hall, K. (2018, January). Paper or e-book: Which to use when implementing literacy based behavioral interventions. Presented at the CEC: Division on Autism & Developmental Disabilities Conference: Clearwater, FL.
  • Brady, M. P., Kearney, K., Hall, K., & Morris, C. (2018, January). Peer delivery of literacy based behavioral interventions: A summary of research and practice. Presented at the CEC: Division on Autism & Developmental Disabilities Conference: Clearwater, FL.
  • Hall, K. & Kearney, K. (2017, June). Delivery modes of literacy based behavioral interventions: Bridging the resource gap. Presented at the International Association for Special Education Conference: Perth, AU.
  • Brady, M. P. & Hall, K. (2017, May). Literacy based behavioral interventions for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. Presented at the DCDT Visions conference: St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Hall, K. (2017, March). A comparison of different delivery modes for literacy base behavioral interventions. Presented at the Annual Holmes Meeting during the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Tampa, FL.
  • Hall, K., Brady, M.B., & Morris, C. (2017, February). Advancements in literacy based behavioral interventions. Presented at Eastern Educational Research Association, Richmond, VA.
  • Brady, M. P., McCormick, J., Hall, K., & Morris, C. (2017, February). Mentoring doctoral students to become faculty. Presented at Eastern Educational Research Association, Richmond, VA.
  • Kearney, K., Hall, K., Honsberger, C., Bielskus-Barone, K. & Brady, M. P. (2017, January). Using literacy-based behavioral interventions in the classroom. Presented at the Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities Conference, Clearwater, FL.
  • Bielskus-Barone, K. & Hall, K. (2016, November). Teaching teachers to teach literacy based behavioral interventions: The effects of flipped instruction on professional development. Presented at Teacher Education Division of CEC Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • Morris, C. & Hall, K. (2016, October). From benefactor to contributor becoming an active member of society through volunteering. Presented at Honoring Outstanding Owl Teachers, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Honsberger, C., Brady, M. P. & Hall, K. (2016, July). Effects of peer mediated based behavioral interventions. Presented at ELS for Autism Conference, Jupiter, FL.
  • Dukes, C., Darling, S., Hall, K. & Brown, K. (2016, October). Can I play?: How to make a friend in early childhood settings. Accepted for presentation at Division of Early Childhood CEC Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Bielskus-Barone, K. & Hall, K. (2016, April). Teaching teachers to teach literacy based behavioral interventions: The effects of flipped instruction on professional development. Presented at Council for Exceptional Children, St. Louis, MO.
  • Hall, K. (2016, March). Use of video prompting for inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities. Presented at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference: Savannah, GA.
  • Brady, M. P., Bucholz, J., Hall, K., & Green, K. (2016, February). New developments with literacy based behavioral interventions. Presented at Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.
  • Brady, M. P., Duffy, M. L., McCormick, J. K., Hall, K., Brown, K., & Joseph, B. (2016, February). Continuing saga of mentoring doctoral students, teachers, and teacher candidates. Presented at Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.
  • Hall, K. & Bielskus-Barone, K. (2015, November). Implementation of peer-mediated literacy based behavior interventions and teacher perceptions. Presented at Teacher Education Division of CEC, Tempe, AZ
  • Hall, K. (2015, October). Individuals with disabilities and assistive technology: Impact beyond the classroom. Presented at Honoring Outstanding Owl Teachers: Boca Raton, FL.
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