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  • Ed Glassic 

    Name: Ed Glassic
    Title: Pa. Certified School Psychologist
    Phone:610-779-3060 (2153)
    Room: Guidance Room 1

    Welcome to my district web page. I am excited to share with you a summary of my interests and background. In 1991,  I graduated from Kutztown University with a B.S. in Psychology.  Upon graduating in 1991, I began working as a Crisis and Residential Counselor and continued on that path until 1998.  I graduated from Immaculata University with an M.A. in Counseling in 1998 and worked as a Mobile Therapist and Behavioral Specialist until 2003. In 2003, I obtained a Certification in School Psychology and began working at Exeter School District as a Pa. Certified School Psychologist.  I have been employed at Exeter School District since that time.  My career in the field of psychology has allowed me to help individuals with serious mental illnesses, and to assist children with various forms of disabilities.
       Since 2003, I have had the pleasure of working as a Pa. Certified School Psychologist at Exeter School District, at both the elementary and secondary levels.  Throughout the week, I can be found working in the guidance office of Exeter High School along-side an experienced and well respected group of professionals, who share my commitment to promoting individual achievement and personal growth. Outside of my primary vocation, I enjoy my life with my wife, Betsy, who is also an educator, and with our son, Michael.  Much of my free time is spent with my family, wonderful family dog, Lucy, and cool cat, Finster (When Finster decides he wants attention), and volunteering as a Cross Contry assistant coach at Exeter.  I also enjoy weight lifting, walking, biking, hiking, meditation, fishing, archery, Eagles football, the Blues, and hanging out with friends and neighbors.  I also enjoy visiting my home town, Jim Thorpe, Pa.  I'll be glad to speak with you if you have any questions, or if you would like to discuss your child's possible disability.  Please email or call, if you would like to meet during parent/teacher conferences or at any other time @ esglassic@exetersd.org or 610-779-3060 (2153).
    Figures in the field:  
    A few prominent names regarding RTI or RTII: Joseph Kovaleski in PA. and Donald Deschler in Kansas for Secondary RTI
    Academics and behavior---http://www.interventioncentral.org/
    Behavior--- www.pbis.org 
    High Schools--- www.betterhighschools.org 
    National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)---https://www.nami.org/
    Self-help affirmations---www.recoveryspotting.com
    What Works Clearinghouse--- http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/
    Recommended Readings: 
    How RTI Works in Secondary Schools: Johnson, Smith, and Harris  
    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: A Therapist's Guide. Ellis and MacLaren
    Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Harvey and Penzo 
    Dying of Embarrassment: Barbara G. Markway
    Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents. Barkley 
    Managing ADHD in School: The Best Evidence-Based Methods for Teachers. Barkley
    Lost at School: Ross W. Greene
    Assessment and Interventions for Executive Function Difficulties: George McCloskey, Lisa Perkins, and Bob Van Diviner
    My favorite authors in the field of psychology: Albert Ellis, Abraham Low, Nancy McWilliams, Phillip Kendall, George McCloskey, and Russell Barkley
    Recommended Viewing: Video for increasing homework productivity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACX_mRSi8Ic
    Favorite Sayings: Practice motionless sitting. Abraham Low
                                                    It is not the adversity that disturbs you, but your view of it.  Epictetus