Angie Whalen is the School Psychology Program Director, and a Clinical Professor/Practicum Coordinator of School Psychology. She is a board licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist, with experience working in diverse urban and rural public school settings. Dr. Whalen coordinates the Oregon TSPC school psychologist licensure program, provides clinical supervision for school- and clinic-based practicum experiences, and advises specialist-level students. Her teaching and scholarship interests include professional practices in school psychology, ethics and advocacy, theory and practice of clinical supervision, and MTSS/problem-solving. Prior to joining the University of Oregon faculty in 2003, Dr. Whalen was a school psychologist and staff development trainer at Heartland Area Education Agency 11, and a school psychologist/counselor and data/literacy coach at Vancouver Public Schools.
Ph.D., 2002, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Major: School Psychology
B.A., 1996, Summa Cum Laude, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Honors and Awards
2017 Excellence in Supervision Award, University of Oregon College of Education
2016 Award in Support of Conferences, Workshops in Graduate and Postgraduate Education and Training in Psychology, American Psychological Association
2015 Presidential Service Award, Oregon School Psychologists Association
2008 Teaching Beyond the Classroom Online Course Development Award, University of Oregon Office of Academic Affairs
2005-2010 Personnel Preparation Grant, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (Merrell & Whalen, 2005)
1999 Claire Wilkins Chamberlin Memorial Graduate Research Award, University of Oregon College of Education
1998 Liz Gullion Award, Oregon School Psychologists Association
1996-2000 Graduate Leadership Training Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Leadership Training Grant. University of Oregon School Psychology Program
Diamond, E., Whalen, A., Kelly, K.K., & Davis, S. (2021, June). DECIDE: An ethical decision-making model supporting a socially just practice. NASP Communique, 49(8), 4, 6-8.
Santiago, R., Nelson, N., & Whalen, A. (2020). Academic skills clinic practicum model: Implications for school psychology training. Trainers’ Forum., 17(1), 1-14.
Sutherland, M. & Whalen, A. (2019, October). Multicultural Supervision in School Psychology: Recommendations for Practice. NASP Communique, 48(2), 1, 30-31.
Kelly, K., Diamond, E., Davis, S., & Whalen, A. (2018). Supervision in school settings: Maintaining a multicultural and ethical practice. Training and Education in Professional Psychology.
Diamond, E. & Whalen, A. (2018). Ethics and social media: Professional considerations for the school psychologist. Contemporary School Psychology.
Broxterman, K. & Whalen, A. (2013). RTI Team Building: Effective collaboration and data-based decision making. Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series (C. Riley-Tillman, Ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.