Get Involved

Rutgers undergraduate and graduate students interested in school psychology, education, disruptive behaviors, urban schooling, and teacher training receive mentored research and clinical experience through their involvement in IVT-T.

Students Working In the IVT-T Laboratory:

  • Conduct standardized classroom observations in elementary and middle school classrooms
  • Collaborate with faculty to create storylines depicting disruptive interactions between students and teachers
  • Design online training materials to help teachers hone their behavior management skills
  • Present research at local and regional conferences and contribute to manuscripts
  • Enter and analyze quantitative and qualitative data
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Receive faculty mentoring on developing research skills, applying to graduate school, and scientific writing

If you would like more information regarding how to get involved in the IVT-T lab for credit or on a volunteer basis please contact Dr. Elisa Shernoff at