Jeannie Montagano

Title: Associate Professor
School Psychology Program Coordinator

Office Location: Bell Hall 157 B
E-mail: montagan@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3567


Education:

PhD Andrews University

MS University of TN, Chattanooga

BA Ball State University



Biography:

Dr. Jeannie Montagano is an Associate Professor in the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling specializing in teaching courses pertaining to psychological testing, school consultation and psycho-educational report writing. She also focuses on researching, writing and presenting on the nature and effects of mathematics anxiety in children. 

Prior to joining the faculty at Andrews, Dr. Jeannie Montagano was a school psychologist in both the public and private sectors.  In her role as a school psychologist, she mentored/supervised school psychologist interns, administered psycho-educational batteries to determine special education eligibility, consulted weekly with school staff at a psychiatric facility, determined eligibility for special education services, designed Individualized Education Plans, implemented interventions, and designed positive behavior intervention plans.

Dr. Montagano has two sons, both in the law/politics field who are married to two fabulous women, and one beautiful grandson, Joey Maxwell. Dr. Montagano’s interests include family and travel.


Current Research or Professional Activities:
  • Montagano, J.K., & Bailey, R. N. (2009, October).  Dimensions of mathematics anxiety in 9-11 year olds.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Michigan Association of School Psychologists.  Bay City, Michigan.
  • Montagano, J.K., & Bailey, R. N. (2010, March). Dimensions of mathematics anxiety in 9- to 11- year-olds: A factor analysis across measures of mathematics anxiety, social anxiety, and test anxiety.  Paper presented at the meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists.  Chicago, Illinois.
  • Bailey, R.N., Montagano, J.K. (2010, May).  Is mathematics anxiety different from test anxiety in 9-11 year olds?  Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Association of Psychologists.  Chicago, Illinois.
  • Montagano, J.K., Bailey, R.N. & Bailey, K. G. (2010, May).  Social anxiety in 9- to 11- year-olds. Poster presentation presented at the Midwest Association of Psychologists.  Chicago, Illinois.
  • Montagano, J.K. & Bailey, R.N. (2010, July).  Exploratory factor analysis of the Children’s Test Anxiety Scale. Poster presented at the International Association of School Psychologists. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Bailey, R.N. & Montagano, J.K. (2010, August). Gender differences in mathematics anxiety in 9- to 11- year-olds. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association. San Diego, California.
  • Montagano, J.K. & Bailey, R.N. (2011, February).  Gender differences in math anxiety, test anxiety, and social anxiety.  Poster presented at the National Association of  School Psychologists. San Francisco, California.
  • Bailey, R.N., Montagano, J.K., & Cramer, A.J. (2011, February). Preservice teachers’ attitudes toward inclusion of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists. San Francisco, California.
  • Montagano, J. K. & Bailey, R.N. (2011, May).  Confirmatory factor analysis of the Newstead Mathematics Anxiety Questionnaire.  Paper presented at the Midwest Association of Psychologists. Chicago, Illinois.           
  • Bailey, R. N. &  Montagano, J.K. (2011, May).  Confirmatory factor analysis of the Children’s Test Anxiety Scale. Paper presented at the Midwest Association of Psychologists. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Bailey, R. N. & Montagano, J.K.  (2011, July).  Confirmatory factor analysis of the Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory for Children. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C.
  • Montagano, J. K. & Bailey, R. N. (2011, July).   Confirmatory factor analysis of the Math Anxiety Scale for Children.  Poster presented at the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C.
  • Bailey, R.N., Montagano, J.K., and Bailey, K.G. (2011, October) Are math Anxiety and test anxiety the same construct? Paper presented at the Michigan Association of School Psychologists. Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Bailey, R. N. & Montagano, J.K. (2012, February) Examining differences between general test anxiety and math test anxiety. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Montagano, J.K. & Bailey, R.N. (2012, August). Do girls manifest anxiety differently than boys? Poster presented at the American Psychological Association. Orlando, Florida.
  • Bailey, R.N. & Montagano, J.K. (2012, August). Differentiating math and test anxiety, results from two samples Poster presented at the American Psychological Association. Orlando, Florida.
  • Cramer, A., Bailey, R.N., Montagano, J.K. (2013, February). Gender differences of preservice teachers' attitudes towards inclusion and efficacy. Poster to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, Washington.
  • Bailey, R.N., Montagano, J.K. & Cramer, A.C. (2013, February). A confirmatory factor analysis of the ORI for ASD. Paper to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, Washington.

     


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