Kristi Hagans

Kristi Hagans, Ph.D., NCSP, is professor of school psychology at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) where she teaches courses in the school psychology program; serves on a variety of department, college, and university committees; and conducts applied research in schools. Courses she teaches include Introduction to School Psychology, Academic Assessment and Intervention, and practica and internship supervision. Her research and practice interests include implementation of Muti-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), behavioral and instructional consultation to improve outcomes for students, and the use of general outcome measures to increase delivery of effective instruction and student achievement. Dr. Hagans is a co-principal investigator on two Office of Special Education Programs (OSE)) interdisciplinary grants to train pre-service school psychologists and dual credentialed teachers in intensive academic and behavior intervention for multi-lingual students with disabilities. Prior to her appointment at CSULB, Kristi Hagans was a school psychology practitioner in public schools in both Oregon and California.