Kristin N. Johnson, Ph.D.

Kristin N. Johnson, Ph.D.

Kristin N. Johnson, Ph.D., earned her specialist degree from Nicholls State University and her doctorate at the University of Southern Mississippi both in School Psychology.  She has been a nationally certified and practicing school psychologist for over15 years.  In addition she has taught graduate courses as a professor in Mississippi and Illinois universities for 7 years.  She has won awards for her outstanding service to the community and research accomplishments.  She is the founder of The Institute for Evidence-based Reform (TIER).
She has several peer reviewed publications in her areas of research Response to Intervention (RtI/MTSS), PBIS, academic and behavioral interventions, and formative assessment in mathematics. She was the lead writer and consultant for Mississippi Department of Education’s RtI implementation for 5 years.  She recently co-authored, Academic and Behavioral Interventions: Evidence-based Interventions for All Students.  She has presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences.  She consults with a variety of agencies on summative and formative assessments, instructional practices, teacher evaluations, functional behavior assessments, disproportionality, and academic/behavioral interventions.  During her free time, she serves as the president of a not for profit advocacy center, ADvantage, for children with special needs throughout the delta area.