Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tara C. Moore, PhD, BCBA-D

Tara C. Moore, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Clinical Assistant Professor
Theory & Practice in Teacher Education

A409 Jane and David Bailey Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-3442

Phone: 865-974-6459

Moore assumed many roles and responsibilities in rural and urban Tennessee public schools while working directly with students with learning, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities and their teachers. As a classroom teacher, she taught students with and without disabilities in special education and inclusive classrooms in elementary, middle, and high school settings. As a research liaison and school-based consultant, she provided training and on-going consultation to both special education and general education teachers who were implementing classroom-based interventions to prevent and reduce students’ problem behaviors. Dr. Moore is the Director of Connections for Education OUTReach, a professional development and technical assistance project funded by the Positive Behavior Support Initiative grant from the Tennessee Department of Education. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and both a Master of Education degree and a PhD degree in special education from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. Moore is certified as a behavior analyst by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Her research interests include classroom and behavior management and teacher-student interactions to prevent and reduce problem behavior.

Curriculum Vitae

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