Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo

Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo

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Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo

Research Associate Professor

Ph.D., Educational Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2012
M.S., Educational Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009
M.S., Special Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007
B.S., Education, Peru State College, 2005

Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo joined the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders in October 2015 and serves as a research associate professor in the Academy for Child and Family Well Being.

After earning her doctorate in educational studies with an emphasis in special education and emotional and behavioral disorders from Nebraska in 2012, Jacqueline spent three and a half years as a research faculty member for the Alice Neeley Special Education Research and Service (ANSERS) Institute at Texas Christian University. She then returned to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she focuses research efforts on developing and evaluating interventions for students with or at-risk of high-incidence disabilities, mental health disorders, and those who have been in out-of-home care. Jacqueline has served as key personnel or Co-Investigator on several federally funded projects from the Institute of Education Sciences. She is currently the PI on a 5-year project to develop and evaluate the Fostering Educational Support Program, which is funded through the Department of Education – Education Innovation and Research Competition.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2020, KVC Behavioral Health Systems Families as Partners Award 2017, Outstanding Award in Poster Presentation, Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders2016, Most Influential Educator Recipient, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart2015, Selected Research Presenter, Typical and Atypical Development of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematical Concepts Conference2014, Distinguished Promising Professional Alumni Award, University of Nebraska-Omaha College of Education
2019-present, Research Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2015-19, Research Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2012-15, Research Faculty, ANSERS Institute, College of Education, Texas Christian University2013, Independent Research Consultant, Center for Applied Technology and Education, University of Oregon2009-12, Graduate Research Assistant, Academy for Child and Family Well-Being, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2006-09, Educational Therapist, Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska2005-06, Elementary Special Education Teacher, Westside Community Schools, Omaha, Nebraska
2004-present, Council for Exceptional Children2004-present, Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders2011-present, Division of Research, Council for Exceptional Children2014-present, Council for Learning Disabilities2014-present, American Educational Research Association2004-13 & 2016-present, Nebraska Council for Exceptional Children2017-present, Nebraska Representative at CEC Representative Assembly Meeting2020-present, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Omaha Chapter