Caitlyn Majeika

Assistant Professor

Caitlyn Majeika

Educational Psychology

Ph.D. 2019, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
Matthews Hall 316
940-565-4646
caitlyn.majeika@unt.edu

Caitlyn Majeika joined the UNT faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Special Education Program of the Educational Psychology Department in 2019. She recently graduated with her PhD in Special Education from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. Caitlyn’s area of expertise centers around supporting the academic, behavioral, and emotional development of students with or at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders in classroom settings. More specifically, her research includes developing and implementing function-based behavioral interventions and training teachers to use a data-based decision-making process to adapt and intensify behavioral supports.

Research and Specialties

Research centers around supporting the academic, behavioral, and emotional development of students with or at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders in classroom settings. This includes developing function-based behavioral interventions and the use data-based decision-making.

Collaborations include Applied Behavior Analysis.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

  • Majeika, C. E., Van Camp, A. M., Wehby, J. H., Kern, L., Commisso, C., & Gaier, K. (2019). An evaluation of the adaptations made to check-in check-out. Journal of Positive Behavior Supports. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1098300719860131
  • Commisso, C. E., Gaier, K., Kern, L., Majeika, C. E., Van Camp, A. M., Wehby, J. H., & Kelly, S. (2019). How to make adaptations to check in/check to increase its effectiveness. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 52, 30-37.
  • Gilmour, A., Majeika, C. E., Sheaffer, A., & Wehby, J. H. (2019). Teacher evaluation and student behavior: Are evaluation rubrics designed to support teacher development in classroom management? Teacher Education and Special Education, 42, 161-174

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