Dr. Ryan Kettler

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Associate Professor, Core Faculty
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office: Psychology, A347
Phone: 615-772-1184


Ryan J. Kettler, PhD is a core faculty member in the School Psychology Program at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He earned his doctorate in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005. Dr. Kettler's research on data-based decision making in education has been externally funded and yielded more than 60 publications. Active areas within this program include universal screening, inclusive assessment, and educator effectiveness. Dr. Kettler has been a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on eight grant projects, including three funded by the U.S. Department of Education. He is currently a co-principal investigator on the School System Improvement Project, the Website Editor for the Society for the Study of School Psychology, and the lead editor of the book Universal Screening in Educational Settings: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Schools.

Cognitive Assessment
Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Personality Assessment
Success in Schools: Why Being Smart Isn't Always Enough!

Universal Screening
Inclusive Assessment
Educator Effectiveness