Sondra M Stegenga portrait
  • Assistant Professor - Affiliate Faculty - Infant Mental Health Certificate Program, Psychology Department
  • Assistant Professor, Special Education
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Publications

  • Johnston, S.S., Gevarter, C., Blue, C.W., Ivy, S., & Stegenga, S. (2020). Opportunity Barriers and Promising Practices for Supporting Individuals with Complex Communication Needs. Current Developmental Disorders Reports. Invited – Reviewed by Editor. Published, 05/30/2020.
  • Anderson, D., Rowley, B., Stegenga, S., Irvin, P.S., Rosenberg, J. (2020). Evaluating content-related validity evidence using a text-based, machine learning procedure. Educational Measurement Issues and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/emip.12314. Published, 05/05/2020.
  • Storie, S., Stegenga, S., & Squires, J. (2020). Viewing early childhood transitions through an implementation science lens. Young Exceptional Children monograph: Transitions.. Accepted, 01/23/2020.
  • Sondra Stegenga (2019). Maximizing pilot phase measures to inform quality improvement: Using a sequential mixed methods design with interrupted time series to examine feasibility, uptake, and drivers of an evidence based practice in part c/early intervention systems. Scholars Bank. Published, 06/29/2019.
  • Stegenga, S., Berry, M., & Fisher, P. (2018). Using video coaching to support parents and promote serve and return interactions. In J. McCollum, R.M. Santos, and J. Weglarz-Ward (Eds.). DEC recommended practices series monograph series no. 5: enhancing children’s access to responsive interactions (pp. 17-26). Los Angeles, CA: Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children. Published, 11/2018.
  • Kinavey Wennerstrom, E., Stegenga, S., & Lund, E. (2018). Coping with secondary traumatic stress: Self-care strategies for early childhood professionals. In C. Corr and D. Miller (Eds.). Young exceptional children monograph no. 17: Maltreatment and toxic stress (pp. 32-38). Los Angeles, CA: Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children. Published, 09/2018.
  • Green, A., Maynard, D., & Stegenga, S. (2018). Common Misconceptions of Suspension: Ideas and Alternatives for School Leaders. Psychology in the Schools, 55(4), 419-428. (Top downloaded article 2019). Published, 02/07/2018.
  • Gothberg, J.G., Stegenga, S.M., & Cate, D. (2017). Rethinking the Paradigm: Comprehensive Transition from Birth to Adulthood. In A.L. Ellis (Ed.), Transitioning Children with Disabilities: From Early Childhood through Adulthood. Sense Publishers. Published, 09/2017.

Presentations

  • Stegenga, S., Storie, S., Ryan Jackson, K., Groff, L. The What, Why, and How of Implementation Science: Making Real World Change. Council for Exceptional Children Division for Early Childhood International Conference. Virtual Conference (January,2021). Presentation, Presented, 01/2021.
  • Stegenga, S. Predictors of Scale-Up: Examining EBP Implementation in Early Intervention. Council for Exceptional Children Division for Early Childhood International Conference. Virtual Conference (January, 2021). Presentation, Presented, 01/2021.
  • Stegenga, S. Students with disabilities: Considerations and current issues with COVID-19. LIFT Learning Transfer Hub – Utah Education Policy Center. Salt Lake City, UT. May 22, 2020 via Zoom. Presentation, Presented, 05/2020.
  • Stegenga, S., & Anderson, D. Harnessing Electronic Data to Optimize Scale-Up of Assessment Use in Early Intervention. National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME). San Francisco, CA. Invited for April, 2020 - conference cancelled due to Covid19. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 04/2020.
  • Kinavey Wennerstrom, E., & Stegenga, S. Early Childhood Benchmarks of Quality (EC-BoQ) Culturally Responsive Companion. National Training Institute on Effective Practices (NTI). St. Petersburg, FL. Invited for Special Session in April, 2020 - conference cancelled due to Covid19. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 04/2020.
  • Stegenga, S., Kinavey Wennerstrom, E., Storie, S., & Squires, J. Utilizing Research Practice Partnerships to Advance Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices in EI/ECSE. Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention (CRIEI) International Conference. San Diego, CA. February, 2020. Panel Session. Presentation, Presented, 02/2020.
  • Stegenga, S. Maximizing Pilot Phase Measures to Inform Quality Improvement in Early Intervention Systems. Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention (CRIEI) International Conference. San Diego, CA. February, 2020. Presentation, Presented, 02/2020.
  • Stegenga, S., Kinavey Wennerstrom, E., Storie, S., & Squires, J. Utilizing Research Practice Partnerships to Advance Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices in EI/ECSE. Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention (CRIEI) International Conference. San Diego, CA. Invited for February, 2020. Presentation, Accepted, 11/2019.
  • Stegenga, S., & Anderson, D. Harnessing Electronic Data to Optimize Scale-Up of Assessment Use in Early Intervention. National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME). San Francisco, CA. Invited for April, 2020. Presentation, Accepted, 11/2019.
  • Stegenga, S. Maximizing Pilot Phase Measures to Inform Quality Improvement in Early Intervention Systems. Conference for Research Innovation in Early Intervention (CRIEI) International Conference. San Diego, CA. Invited for February, 2020. Presentation, Accepted, 11/2019.
  • Stegenga, S., Corr, C., & Skubel, A. Your voice matters! A ‘How To’ for engaging with EI/ECSE policy. Division for Early Childhood Annual International Conference. Dallas, TX. October, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 10/2019.
  • Kinavey Wennerstrom, E., & Stegenga, S. Early Childhood Benchmarks of Quality (EC-BoQ) Culturally Responsive Companion. National Training Institute on Effective Practices (NTI). St. Petersburg, FL. Invited for April, 2020. Presentation, Accepted, 10/2019.
  • Stegenga, S. Study updates. Michigan Department of Education – State Systemic Improvement Planning Implementation Committee. Lansing, MI (via Adobe Connect). May 21, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 05/21/2019.
  • Kinavey Wennerstom, E., Stegenga, S. Strategies and tools for promoting culturally responsive practices in early childhood: EC-BoQ cultural responsiveness companion & tool kit overview. National Training Institute (NTI). St. Petersburg, Florida. May 3, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 05/03/2019.
  • Ryan-Jackson, K., Goff, L., Storie, S., Stegenga, S. Using implementation and improvement science to close longstanding disparities. Oregon RtI Conference. Eugene, Oregon. April 26, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 04/26/2019.
  • Stegenga, S. Mental Health Task Force SB 231 History and Findings. Division of Undergraduate Research and Student Success - University of Oregon. Eugene, OR. April 24, 2019. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/24/2019.
  • Anderson, D., Rowley, B., Stegenga, S. Evaluating content related validity with text modeling. National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME). Toronto, CA. April 2019. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Kinavey Wennerstrom, E., Stegenga, S., Clifford, M., & Wennerstrom, A. Secondary traumatic stress: Recognizing the signs and doing something about it. Infant and early childhood mental health institute. Anchorage, AK. April 2019. Presentation, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Sinclair, J., Knowles, C., Stegenga, S., Storie, S. Mental health and college readiness: Removing personal and institutional barriers. Oregon Statewide Transition Conference. Eugene, OR. March 7, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 03/07/2019.
  • Goff, L., Storie, S., Ryan-Jackson, K., & Stegenga, S. Intro to implementation science. Northwest Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) Conference. Portland, OR. March 1, 2019. Presentation, Presented, 03/01/2019.
  • Stegenga, S. Effective Strategies for Promoting Inclusion Across the Lifespan of Transitions Through Access, Participation, and Supports. Invited presentation – Texas Transition Conference 2019. San Antonio, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/22/2019.
  • Gothberg, G., Stegenga, S., Field, S. Creating successful transitions across the lifespan: Toolkit for improved outcomes. Texas Transition Conference 2019. San Antonio, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/20/2019.
  • Gothberg, G., Field, S., Stegenga, S. Creating successful transitions across the lifespan – Conference Keynote. Texas Transition Conference 2019. San Antonio, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/20/2019.