Faculty & Staff
(Special Population Researcher) - Professor, University of Minnesota
Jim Ysseldyke is Emma Birkmaier Professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He has served the University of Minnesota as Director of the Minnesota Institute for Research on Learning Disabilities, Director of the National School Psychology Network, Director of the National Center on Educational Outcomes, Director of the School Psychology Program, and Associate Dean for Research.
Professor Ysseldyke's research and writing have focused on enhancing the competence of individual students and enhancing the capacity of systems to meet student’s needs. He is an author of major textbooks and more than 300 journal articles As former Director of NCEO (1991-1999) Ysseldyke has extensive experience in the kind of research being conducted by the Center..
Ysseldyke has received awards for his research from the School Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, the American Educational Research Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, and the Council for Exceptional Children. The University of Minnesota presented him a distinguished teaching award, and he received a distinguished alumni award from the University of Illinois.