Faculty and Staff
Mark Fugate
Professor Psychology
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Science Center 414
Department: Counseling & School Psychology  
Phone: 607.871.2212  
Email:    
Education
Ph.D.: School Psychology
Lehigh University, 1993

M.A.: Clinical Psychology
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1984

B.A.: Psychology
Oral Roberts University, 1978

Background
Areas of Concentration
Response to Instruction and Intervention, Collaborative Problem-Solving, Applied Behavior Analysis, Educational Assessment, Alternative Approaches to Assessment.

Professional Affiliations
Licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist.

Selected Publications
Fugate, C., & Fugate, M. (2008). Implementing response to intervention (RtI): Principle administrative elements. New York School Psychologist, 14(4), 8 & 25-26.

Fugate, M.H. & Furlong, N.E. (2000). Single subject research design. In Furlong, N.E., Lovelace E.A., & Lovelace, K. Research Methods and Statistics: An Integrated Approach. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace.

Fugate, M.H. (1997). Letter training and its effect on the development of beginning reading skills. School Psychology Quarterly, 12, 170-192.

Keith, T.Z, Fugate, M.H., DeGraff, M., Diamond, C.M., Shadrach, E.A., & Stevens, M.L. (1995). Using multi-sample confirmatory factor analysis to test for construct bias: An example using the K-ABC. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 13, 347-364.

Bazler, J. B., Spokane, A. R., Ballard, R., & Fugate, M. H. (1993). The jason experience: An attitude toward science careers. Journal of Career Development, 20(2), 101-112.

Fugate, M. H., Turco, T. L., Benecke, R. L., & Beck, M. M. (1991). Predictive validity of school readiness measures. The Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, (Feb), 12-13.

Presentations
O’Connell, L., & Fugate, M. (March, 2010). Facilitating RTI Implementation in Schools: A Client-Centered Consultation Process. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL

Fugate, M. & O’Connell, L (March, 2009). Examining the Role of Special Educators in RtI: Analysis and Self-Evaluation. Paper presentation at the 29th Annual Convention of the American Council on Rural Special Education, Denver, CO.

Fugate, M. & O’Connell, L (March, 2009). Examining the Role of Special Educators in RtI:Analysis and Self-Evaluation. Paper presentation at the 29th Annual Convention of the American Council on Rural Special Education, Denver, CO.

Fugate, M., O’Connell, L., Young, K., A., Roessle-Meerman, K., & Ribble, K. (February, 2009). Interpreting Letter Skills as Indicators of Emerging Literacy. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA

Mancuso, A., Fugate, M., Taggart, T., & Greil, A., (May 2008). Predicting college success and retention with the learning and study strategies inventory. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

O’Connell, L. & Fugate, M. (March 2008). Traps, triumphs, and tiers: Lessons from RTI implementation in five rural schools. Paper presentation at the 28th Annual Convention of the American Council on Rural Special Education, Charleston, WV.

Fugate, M., Lauback, C., & Larkin, L. (March 2008). Building the capacity of rural schools to implement response to intervention (RtI). Paper presentation at the 28th Annual Convention of the American Council on Rural Special Education, Charleston, WV.

O’Connell, L. & Fugate, M. (August 2007. Letter naming and letter sounds as indicators of alphabetic principle. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Fugate, M., O’Connell, L., Fugate, C, & Furgiuele, M. (March 2007). Rural is the fifth “R”: Implementing RTI in Rural Schools. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New York: New York

Evangelista, N. J., Guiney, K. M., Keith, T. Z., & Fugate, M. H. (August 2004). Relative effects of basic literacy skills on reading achievement. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI

Dorman, S., Grasso, J., Karn, M., Serafin, M.B., Fugate, M.H. & Faherty, E. (February 2002). Helping students through collaborative problem solving in rural schools. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.

Guiney, K., O’Connell, L., Taylor, S., Young, H., Fugate, M.H., Faherty, E., & Keith, T.Z. (April 2001). Implementing collaborative processes in rural schools: Successes and stresses. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Fugate, M.H., Faherty, E., Dill, D., Farwell, M., Hans, J., Stives, D., & Keith, T.Z. (March 2000). Developing collaborative processes in rural schools. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Fugate, M.H., & Keith, T.Z. (August 2000). Effects of general and specific intellectual abilities on learning. Presented at the Fourth China-US Conference on Education, Beijing.