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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Profile

 
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 Armistead, Leigh   Name:  Leigh Armistead 
Title:  Associate Professor of Psychology 
Education:
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S. and S.S.P., Winthrop University
B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Office:  110C Kinard Hall  
Phone:  803/323-2631 
E-mail:  armisteadl@winthrop.edu  
Web:  http://faculty.winthrop.edu/armisteadl/site/Welcome.html  
Area(s):
School Psychologists' Career Development, Ethical/Professional Practices in School Psychology, Positive Behavior Support Programs, Use of Technology in School Psychology
Dr. Armistead is a school psychologist who practiced in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District in North Carolina for 14 years before joining the faculty of Winthrop University’s School Psychology Program in 2004. Armistead teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in tests and measurement, exceptional children, psychoeducational assessment, and behavioral intervention. He also supervises graduate students in their practicum and internship field experiences in the public schools.

He is the first author of the book Professional Ethics for School Psychologists: A Problem-Solving Casebook. He also is actively involved with his professional organization the National Association of School Psychologists. For several years, Armistead served as the Southeast Region representative on the NASP Ethical and Professional Practices Committee and chaired the NASP Professional Growth Committee. At present he is chair of the NASP Ethical and Professional Practices Committee. Armistead served as a member of the writing group for the 2010 revision of NASP’s professional standards and is now actively engaged in professional development regarding those standards. Armistead’s work was recognized by the 2007-2008 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award presented by Indiana University of Pennsylvania.