George M. Sugai University of Connecticut, USA
is Professor and Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair in the Neag School of Education, Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. His research and practice interests include school-wide positive behavior support, behavioral disorders, applied behavior analysis, classroom and behavior management, and school discipline. He has been a classroom teacher, program director, personnel preparer, and applied researcher. Dr. Sugai has a noteworthy publi¬cation record in refereed journals having published over 130 peer-reviewed articles, numerous monographs, and five college textbooks on effective teaching practices and Applied Behavior Analysis. He presented at numerous local, national, and international conferences and professional meetings, and has served as advisor to the U.S. Departments of Education, Justice, and Health and Human Services. His international work includes projects and consultation in eleven countries. He is co-director of the OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), research scientist in the UConn Center on Behavioral Education and Research, and co-director of the OSEP Early Childhood Personnel Center.