Dr. Gary L. Cates

Dr. Gary L. Cates

Gary L. Cates earned his PhD from Mississippi State University and is an associate professor of psychology at Illinois State University. He teaches and conducts clinical supervision of graduate students related to assessment and intervention of academic and social behavior problems. He also coordinates the Academic Intervention and Consultation Service at the Psychological Services Center at ISU. Dr. Cates has authored or co-authored numerous research studies and national presentations. His primary research interests include the prevention and remediation of academic skills deficits, differential effectiveness and efficiency of academic interventions and learning strategies, and applied behavior analysis in educational settings. Dr. Cates is certified as a school psychologist in Illinois and also holds national certification in school psychology. His current consultation work primarily focuses on the implementation and evaluation of Response to Intervention models, with strong emphasis on data-based decision making. He currently is working with numerous schools in training staff to implement and sustain Response to Intervention procedures.

Books by Author

Effective RTI Training and Practices: Helping School and District Teams Improve Academic Performance and Social Behavior
Helping School and District Teams Improve Academic Performance and Social Behavior