Tom Buggey- vita
Professor & Siskin Children's Institute Chair of Excellence in Early Childhood Special Education
School of Education
University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
- 2 yrs teacher of elem. gifted program - Curwensville Schools. Central Intermediate Unit 10 (1973 - 1975)
- 6 years Supervisor of Special Services - Port-au-Port RC School District, Newfoundland, Canada (1975 - 1981)
- 9 years teacher of primary/elem mixed category class - Brockway, PA (1981 - 1991)
- Camp Friendship Director and Director of Recreation Programs - ARC of Jefferson Co. PA
- Graduate Assistant - Penn State University (1989 -1991; 1992-1993)
- Director of Summer Programming - Centre County ARC (1990)
- Director -LRE for LIFE Project (1995-1996)
- Director - RISE Project (1996-2007)
- Director - Make a Difference Project (1997-2007)
- Co-Director/Founder - Access Center for Technology (1999 - 2001)
- Director - Memphis City Schools Transition Grant - (1999 - 2007)
- Director - Project Memphis (2003 - 2007)
- Co-Director - State School Improvement Grant (2004 - 2005), Advisory Committee, 2004-2010
- Educational Consultant - International Ancient Coins for Education (2002 - 2006)
- Siskin Chair of Excellence - The University of TN - Chattanooga (2007-present)
Decker, M. & Buggey, T. (Accepted). Using self-modeling to facilitate reading fluency with children with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities.
Gelbar, N. W., Anderson, C., McCarthy, S., & Buggey, T. (2012). Video self-modeling as an intervention strategy for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Psychology In The Schools, 49(1), 15-22.
Buggey, T., & Ogle, L. (2012). Video self-modeling. Psychology In The Schools, 49(1), 52-70.
Buggey, T. (2012). Video modeling for people with autism. In Prelock, P. & McCauley, R. (Eds.). Effective Interventions for Persons with Autism. Baltimore; Brookes.
Buggey, T., Hoomes, G., Williams, S. & Sherberger, B. (2011). Facilitating social initiations with preschoolers with autism using self-modeling. Focus on Autism, 26, 25-36.
Buggey, T. (2011). Facilitating social initiations with young preschoolers with autism using self-modeling: A replication. Available online at Sage Publications. Subscription required.
Buggey, T. (2009). Seeing is Believing: Self-modeling Applications with Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. Baltimore; Woodbine House.
Buggey, T. (2007). A picture is worth...: Video self-modeling applications at school and home. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 9 (2), 151-158.
Buggey, T. (2005). Applications of video self-modeling with children with autism in a small private school. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 20, 180-204.
Buggey, T., Ayers, P., Morris, C., Wichlinski, A., Decker, M., Smith, A., & Vanderpool, B. ( 2005). A picture is worth...Improving reader's self-efficacy through self-modeling. Tennessee Reading Teacher, 33.
Buggey, T. & Neisworth, J. T. (2004). Behavior analysis and principles in early childhood
education. In J. L. Roopnarine & J. E. Johnson (Eds.), Approaches to Early Childhood Education (4th ed.). New York: Merrill.
Whitlow, C. K. & Buggey, T. (2003). Video self-modeling: an effective intervention for a preschooler with language delays. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 3 (1). Available online (subscription needed) at http://www.nasen.uk.com/ejournal/000059.php
Buggey, T., Parish, R. & Cervetti, M (2003). Camden Elementary: A Story of an Inclusive School. In Michael Peterson (Ed.). Inclusive Teaching: Creating Effective Schools for All Learners. Allyn and Bacon.
Greenberg, D., Buggey, T. & Bond C. (2002). Effects of video self-modeling on reading skills and attitudes of at-risk readers. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No: ED471 091.
Buggey, T. (2001). Look, I'm on TV! Using videotaped self-modeling to change behavior. In K. Freiberg (Ed.). Annual Editions: Educating Exceptional Children (pp. 132-135). Guilford, CT:
Buggey, T. & Neisworth, J. T. (2000). Behavior analysis and principles in early childhood
education. In J. L. Roopnarine & J. E. Johnson (Eds.), Approaches to Early Childhood Education (3rd ed.). New York: Merrill.
Buggey, T. (2000). Making on-line courses accessible to students with disabilities. In R. Weiss, B.
Speck, D. Knowlton (Eds.). Principles of Effective Teaching in On-Line Classrooms, (pp. 41-46). San
Buggey, T. (1999). Look, I'm on TV! Using videotaped self-modeling to change behavior. Teaching
Exceptional Children, 31 (4), 27-31.
Buggey, T., Toombs, K., Gardener, P., & Cervettie, M. (1999). Using Videotaped Self-Modeling to Train Response Behaviors in
Students with Autism. Journal of Positive Behavior Supports, 1 (4), 205-214..
Buggey, T. (2000). Preschool Environmental.Rating
Scale (PERS). In R. Gargiulo & J. Kilgo (Eds.). Young children with special needs:
An introduction to early childhood special education. Albany, NY: Delmar./I>.
Buggey, T. (2000). Arranging preschool environments.
In Gargiulo, R.M., & Kilgo, J. (Eds.). Young children with special needs:
An introduction to early childhood special education. Albany, NY: Delmar. (Eds.). Early Childhood Special Education.
Buggey, T. et al. (1998) Scaling up school restructuring designs: A sythesis of first-year results. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, March.
Buggey, T., with Ross, S., Henry, D., Philipsen, L., Evans, K., & Smith,
L. (1997). Matching restructuring programs to schools: Selection, negotiation,
and preparation. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 8
Stewart, J. & Buggey, T. (1997). Attitudes of peers and teachers on
the social status of students with ADHD. Resources in Education.
Buggey, T. (1996). Efficacy of videotaped self-modeling with preschoolers
with language delay. Report on research carried out under grant from the
Lipman Center. Resources in Education. ERIC Clearinghouse.
Buggey, T. (1995). An examination of the effectiveness of videotaped self-modeling
in teaching specific linguistic structures to preschoolers. Topics in
Early Childhood Special Education. 15, 434-58.
Buggey, T. (1995). Videotaped self-modeling: The next step in modeled
instruction. Early Education And Development. 6, 39-52.
Greer, J., Greer, B., & Buggey, T. (1995). Burnout: Can we prevent
it through preservice training. Social Science Perspectives Journal.
Wolfe, P., Boone, R, & Buggey, T. (1994). A review of business literature
pertaining to the Americans with Disabilities Act: Who's talking to whom
about what?. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 4, 285-295.
Buggey, T. (1993). The effect of self-modeling on language skills of preschool
children (Doctoral dissertation, Penn State University). Dissertation
Neisworth, J. T. & Buggey, T. J. (1993). Behavior analysis and principles
in early childhood education. In J. L. Roopnarine & J. E. Johnson (Eds.),
Approaches to Early Childhood Education (pp. 113-136). New York:
Buggey, T. J., DeHaas-Warner, S. J., & Bagnato, S. (1991). Can professionals
predict and facilitate kindergarten success? In S. J. Bagnato & J.
T. Neisworth (Eds.), Assessment for Early Intervention (pp. 142-163).
New York: Guilford.
- 2008 - Self-modeling Applications with Preschoolers with Autism. Annual CEC Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
- 2008 - Self-modeling Research Carried out at Siskin Children's Institute. Autism Society of America, Annual Conference, Orlando, Fl with Grace Hoomes.
- 2002 - Golden Web Award for web site design.
- Dec. 2001 - Self-Modeling with Persons with Autism: Learning in Pictures. International TASH Conference - Miami
- Aug. 2000 - The Use of Video Self-Modeling with Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The World Health Organization's International Congress on Developmental Disabilities - Seattle.
- Dec 99 - w/ Karen Anderson - Collaboration between RISE and ACT: Combining Assistive Tech. and Technical Assistance and Support - Presentation at the International TASH Congress, Chicago
- Apr 99 - Self Modeling and Response Behavior in Students with Autism - Presentation at the International CEC Conference - Charlotte, NC.
- Apr 98 - Combining Inclusion and School Restructuring - Presentation at the International CEC Conference - Minneapolis, MN.
- Spring 97 - Panel discussion facilitator and presenter - Inclusion In Higher
Education. Tennessee Association of College Teachers. Murfreesboro.
- Spring 97 - Scaling Up the NAS Designs in Memphis: A Synthesis of First-Year
Results. to be presented as part of the AERA symposium, Scaling Up School
- Sept., 96 - Restructuring Schools to Improve Educational Outcomes: Formative
Evaluation of the New American Schools Scale-up in Memphis City Schools.
- April, 96 - Common and diverging themes in preparing for restructuring.
with J. Nunnery, S. Maxwell, A. O Õ Connell, T. Bassoppo-Mayo. National
AERA Conference. New York.
- Spring, 96 - Guest Reviewer: Topics in Early Intervention. Special issue
on language interventions.
- Oct., 94 - Preventing burnout: The role of teacher preservice programs.
Poster Session at the International Conference of Division of Early Childhood,
CEC. St. Louis, Mo.
- April, 94 - Videotaped self-modeling in language instruction. Paper presented
at the Annual International Gatlinburg Conference on MR and Developmnetal
2012 – Keynote Address. MN Division of Early Childhood Annual Conference. Bloomington, MN
- 2012 – Invited presentation. Annual State-wide Autism Conference. Rochester, NY.
- 2011 – Invited presentation.MN Autism Conference. ST Cloud, MN.
- 2011 – Invited presentation. Annual CARD Autism Conference. Albany, NY.
- 2010 – Outstanding Scholarship Award. College of Health, Edcuation, and Professional Studies. UTC.
2011 – Self-modeling uses with Chidlren with Autism. Vermont Summer Training Program.
- 2010 – Invited presentation. Autism Training Series, Fort Hayes, KS.
- 2008 –Keynote Address. Making RTI work. Annual RISE Inclusion Conference (Beyond Access), Memphis, TN.
2007 – Appointed Siskin Chair of Excellence, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
- May 05 -College of Education Award for Research and Scholarship
- Buggey, T. June, (2004). Kids living without dad face higher hurdles.
Guest column: The Commercial Appeal.
- March 04 - No Child Left Behind - Panel Discussion. Parent Partnership Conference, Memphis.
- F eb. 04 - Motivating reluctant readers with images of success. Annual RISE Reading Conference, Memphis.
- Feb 03 - Using Visual Imagery to Motivate Learners At Risk - Presentation at the State Joint Conference on Children with Dev. Disabilities. Franklin, TN.
- Feb 03 - Teacher Preperation Needs in Special Education - Panel Presentation at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities. Memphis, TN.
- Oct. 02 - Nominated for University Eminent Faculty Award
- Oct. 02 - Allowing Persons with Autism to Use Self as Model - Annual FAST Conference, Nashville, TN.
- March 02 - Inclusion in the Mid-South: How Far Have We Come - Presentation at the Annual Symposium on Dev. Disabilities. Memphis, TN.
- Feb. 01 - Motivating At-Risk Readers using Feedforward - Presentation West TN SPED Conference. Memphis, TN.
- July 99 - The Effects of Self Modeling on Responding behaviors of Students with Autism - Featured Presentation at the Summer Behavior Institute. Louisville, KY.
- Feb. 99 - School Restructuring and Inclusion: The Story of Douglass Elementary - Presentation at the State Joint Conference on Children with Dev. Disabilities. Nashville, TN.
- Feb. 98 - What's new in educational computer software - Presentation at the State Joint Conference on Children with Dev. Disabilities. Nashville, TN.
- Feb. 98 - Using Technology to Facilitate Inclusion in Preschools - presentation at the State Joint Conference on Children with Dev. Disabilities. Nashville, TN.
- Feb. 98 - Inclusion the Right way - Presentation at the Symposium on Dev. Disabilities. Memphis, TN.
- Feb. 98 - Alternative Assessments for Classroom Teachers - Presentation at the Symposium on Dev. Disabilities. Memphis, TN.
- May 97 - Presented with the College of Education "Outstanding Teacher
Education Award for Service.
- May 97 - Nominated for Teacher of the Year for the Univ. of Memphis.
- April 97 - Panel Discussion Leader - Inclusion in Higher Education. State
TACTE Conference. Murfreesboro.
- March 97 - Teaming for Individuals and for Systems Change - Presentation
at the Annual Conference of Special Education Supervisors. Nashville, TN.
- Nov. 96 - Presented award for ÒAdvocate of the year for Persons
with Developmental Disabilities in the Mid-SouthÓ By the Mid-South
Arc at their Annual Awards Banquet.
- Oct. 96 - Solving the Inclusion Puzzle - Mid-South Conference on Developmental
Disabilities. Memphis, TN.
- March 95 - Using Videotaped Modeling in the Home/Classroom - Presentation
at the Collaborative Conference on Early Childhood. Nashville, TN.
Editorial Board - Focus on Autsim and Other Developmental Disabilities - 2005 - present
- Journal of Positive Behavior Intervention.
- Topics in Early Intervention
- International Journal of Developmental Disabilities
- Computing in Higher Education.
- Book Review: Buggey, T. (2001). Philip's Guide to the Night Sky & Companion Planisphere. In School Science and Mathematics, 101, 397-398.
- 10/1/04 - 6/30/06 TN DOE State Improvement Grant K-12 - $280,000
- 4/17/04 - National Alliance for Autism Research - Language application of self modeling with students with autism - Submitted
- 8/1/03 - 6/30/06 Division of Mental Retardation Services - Project Memphis -
- 7/1/95 - 6/30/06 TN DOE RISE Project
- 8/1/96 - 6/30/06 TN DOE Make A Difference
- 4/1/97 - 7/30/05 TN DOE
RISE/MCS School to Life Collaboration Grant -
- 6/30/00 The Assissi foundation, Access Center for Technology 60,000 - Funded
- 7/2/99 The Assissi foundation, Access Center for Technology 30,000 - Funded
- 11/11/97 Inclusion in Higher Ed. Project - Training Teacher Trainers in Assistive Devices $3000. Funded (With J. Siegel)
- 7/12/96 TN DOE Activity-based Intervention for Young Child. with Special
needs 15,000 Funded (With P. Favazza)
- 4/7/96 The U. of Memphis Adaptive Computing/Augmentative Communication
- 6/29/95 TN DOE LRE for LIFE 98,000 Funded
- 1/15/94 Lippman Center Videotaped Self-Modeling 6,500 Funded
- Grant Procurement total as of 7/06 = > $4,500,000
- Self-modeling Consultant - Minnesota Dept of Education - 20010-2012
- Educational Consultant - Minnesota Dept of Education - 20010-2012
- Educational Consultant - International Ancient Coins in Education Project - 2002-2003
- State of TN Division of Mental Retardation Services - 2002-2003: Curriculum Development of the first Home Manager Certification Program in the Nation
- Kentucky Department of Education - Use of Video Self-Modeling with person with autism
- Memphis City Schools - 1997: Preventing burn-out and teacher turnover
Professional and Academic Affiliations
- The Council for Exceptional Children (Divisions of Learning Disabilities
Research, Communic. Disorders, Teacher Education, and Early Childhood),
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
- The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps
- Association for Retarded Citizens, 1967 to present, served as President, Secretary,
Board of Directors of Memphis ARC, Member of Planning and Fund-Raising
Committees, & Chairperson of Publicity and Advocacy Committees
- Board of Directors, West Tennessee Family Solutions
University Service Activities:
- Graduate Council member
- Program Head - Special Education
- Dean's Advisory Council
- University Graduate Council
- Graduate Curriculum Committee
- Departmental Research Committee
- Dunn Elementary Distance Learning Task Force
- Early Intervention Curriculum Committee
- Doctoral Committees
- Theses Chairs
- Search Committee Chairperson , Member of numerous other search committees
- Project Director, Restructuring for Inclusive School Environments (RISE)
- Project Director, LRE for LIFE Project
- Project Consultant and founder of the Access Center for Technology (ACT) at the U of Memphis
- Director - State Improvement Grant K-12
- Director - RISE Project
- Director - Project Memphis Early Intervention Program
- Great Beginnings School Video Self-Modeling Project
- Home Manager State Certification Program
- School Restructuring Roots & Wings- Site Investigator
- Investigating effects of Videotaped Self-Modeling as an Instructional
- Augmentative/Alternative Communication
- Design of Preschool Environments