Kate Piselli, PhD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of School Psychology within the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in the Drexel University School of Education. She received her PhD in School Psychology from Duquesne University. Subsequently, Dr. Piselli completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the University of Connecticut School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry, where she coordinated an IES-funded development study evaluating a brief teacher-delivered intervention for anxious elementary students. More recently, Dr. Piselli has worked as a school and licensed psychologist at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and Drexel School of Education. In these settings, her work specialized in the assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in preschool-aged children. She has a particular interest in determining best practices for the assessment of cognitive, achievement, and social-emotional difficulties in children and adolescents and applying these practices within a multitiered system of support (MTSS) model.