Vincent Alfonso

Professor, School Psychology

Vincent C. Alfonso, Ph.D., is Professor in the School of Education at Gonzaga University. Most recently he served as Interim Dean of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. He is past president of Division 16 (School Psychology)...

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Vincent C. Alfonso, Ph.D., is Professor in the School of Education at Gonzaga University. Most recently he served as Interim Dean of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. He is past president of Division 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and Fellow of Divisions 16, 5, and 43 of the APA. He is also Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. In February 2014, he received the Outstanding Contributions to Training award from the Trainers of School Psychologists and in August 2017, he received the Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award from Division 16 of the APA. He is co-author of Essentials of WISC-V Assessment, Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment (3rd Edition), co-editor of Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification (2nd Edition) and Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for the Unique Learner all published by Wiley. In addition, he is co-editor of Healthy Development in Young Children: Evidence-based Interventions for Early Education published by the APA and Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children (5th Edition) published by Routledge. Finally, Dr. Alfonso serves on several regional and national boards and committees including the Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs, Learning Disabilities Association of America, KSPS TV, and Child Care Aware of Washington.