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  • Jamie Chaffin, Ed.D.
    Jamie Chaffin, Ed.D.
    Assistant Professor - Director, School Psychology Respecialization Program (EdS)
    151J Martin Hall Cheney, WA 99004
    Phone: 509-359-4736
    Fax: 509.359.4366

    Degrees Earned:

    • Ed.D., University of Idaho, 2013 
    • Ed.S., University of Idaho, 2012
    • Ed.S., University of Idaho, 2009
    • M.Ed., University of Idaho, 2008
    • M.Ed., University of Idaho, 2006
    • B.A., University of Montana, 2001

    Research Interests:

    • Effective Practices in School Psychology Respecialization Training
    • Educational Leadership in Special Education
    • Behavior Intervention Planning and Programming
    • High School Transitional Services
    • Multi-tiered Systems of Supports in Secondary Schools

     Licensures and Certifications:

    • Nationally Certified School Psychologist
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (Idaho)
    • Program Administrator Certification (Washington)
    • Special Education Director Certification (Idaho)
    • School Counseling Certification (Idaho and Washington)
    • Special Education Certification (Idaho and Washington)
    • Psychology Certification (Idaho)

    About Me:

    I am the Director of Eastern Washington University’s School Psychology Respecialization Program. The program is a cohort-based hybrid model that is delivered through Eastern Online’s Canvas System and is NASP aligned.  I earned my B.A. in Psychology at the University of Montana. After realizing that I had a passion for education and working with children, I went back to school to earn a master’s degree in special education with teaching certification. I taught (special education, dual credit psychology) for 7 years while I worked on my counseling and school psychology degrees. I had the opportunity to work with students in preK through age 21 settings in resource, extended resource, and transition programs and also taught in a magnet behavior intervention program in Boise, Idaho. I continued my education to earn my administration and special education director certifications and a doctorate in education with a focus on special education and leadership through University of Idaho. I have worked in the Spokane area as a special education teacher and school psychologist since 2006. I joined EWU in the fall of 2012. I continue to work with local school districts as a school psychologist while directing the School Psychology Respecialization Program. Please review the program website at:


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