James Madison University

School Psychology Program Welcomes New Faculty Member Tiffany Hornsby

PHOTO: Tiffany HornsbyTiffany Hornsby is joining the school psychology program. She is originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She earned her B.S. in psychology from Howard University. She went on to earn her M.S. in school psychometrics and Ph.D. in school psychology from Oklahoma State University. Hornsby has a variety of research and clinical interests. Her dissertation entitled, Examining the Influence of Pre-K Attendance, First-Grade Literacy Instructional Practices, and Instructional Time on Literacy Growth and Children’s Special Education Status merged her interests in early childhood education, evidence-based prevention and intervention and reading development. She is also interested in systems-level consultation, treatment integrity and effective family-school-community collaboration. With specializations in applied behavior analysis and behavioral consultation, Hornsby previously served as an external consultant assisting in implementing multi-tiered systems of support across the state of Oklahoma and as a behavior specialist for children with autism and brain injury at The May Institute during her doctoral internship. Last year, Hornsby worked as a school psychologist resident in Harrisonburg City Public Schools where she received training in autism assessment and additional experience working with culturally and linguistically-diverse learners and their families. When she is not working, Hornsby enjoys spending time with her husband and fellow JMU faculty, Gilpatrick Hornsby, and their 7-month old son, Micah. She also enjoys traveling, attending visual arts performances and dining out. Hornsby is extremely honored and excited to be joining the JMU Department of Graduate Psychology this year! Her office is located in Johnston 210 and she welcomes each of you to stop by and say hi!