Welcome to the Department of Psychology and Research in Education!

The Department of Psychology and Research in Education (PRE) offers graduate training in Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology and Research, and School Psychology. Classes, seminars, and field experiences with professors and supervisors provide the student with the skills necessary for positions in a variety of settings.  Learn more »

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Did you know that consolidating non-teaching services doesn't always equal savings? Assistant Professor Thomas DeLuca from our ELPS Department authored a study on this topic. Read More: bit.ly/WG9B21 Tags: #KUSOE #KUcommunities
Study: Consolidating nonteaching services doesn't always equal savings | The University of Kansas
Study: Consolidating nonteaching services doesn't always equal savingsMon, 07/21/2014ContactMike KringsKU News Service785-864-8860mkrings@ku.eduLAWRENCE — In an era when school districts are under near-constant pressure to improve budget efficiencies, they are increasingly looking at alternative sol…

ELPS Prof Thomas DeLuca studied shared services impact on #PK12 district savings. #KUSOE http://t.co/eyCeVxche5
Inside KU: Military language training, bullying, arthritis and KU's Panorama "Inside KU" explains how a Department of Defense grant is helping to provide real-world language training to military personnel soon to be deployed around the world. Learn more about KU Graduate Military Programs at (http://bit.ly/1rZHgAh). Also: KU researchers are working with Kansas schools to develop policies to stop bullying (See http://bit.ly/1jvhpxL). Bioengineering students at KU work on a potential treatment for arthritis (See KU-BERC at http://bit.ly/W1zAR5). The historic Panorama in KU's Natural History Museum is being expertly preserved (See http://bit.ly/1mPqJNd). The Time Warner Cable Sports Network's "Inside KU" is hosted by Jeannie Hodes.


Why KU
  • The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
  • Involved in $22 million project to create new testing system for special education students
  • Robert Harrington is creating a certification program in bullying prevention for educators