Schultz Appointed to LDA Professional Advisory Board

Schultz Appointed to LDA Professional Advisory Board

Midwestern State University's Edward Schultz has been appointed to a three-year term on the Professional Advisory Board of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA). Schultz is Associate Professor of Counseling, Kinesiology and Special Education in the West College of Education.

Schultz is involved in special education policy, multi-tiered systems of support (including response-to-intervention and positive behavior support), and specific learning disability (SLD) identification. He is a nationally certified educational diagnostician.

Schultz earned a Ph.D. in Special Education with an emphasis in behavioral disorders at the University of North Texas. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from MSU Texas. His recent research topics include school behavior supports, school readiness in target neighborhoods, at-risk students and bullying, and SLD identification.

He consults with schools districts and state departments across the United States on issues concerning services for students with disabilities. He has made more than 100 presentations on a variety of topics at the state and national level.

Schultz trains educators nationally for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which publishes the Woodcock Johnson IV assessment. He serves as an educational diagnostician and an educational consultant to various school districts.

The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is a nonprofit organization of parents, educators, adults with learning disabilities, and professionals providing support, information, and advocacy on behalf of individuals with learning disabilities. For more information, visit