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Please see the updated Fall 2022 Policy for Students for more details.

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Heather Tacovsky

Dr. Heather Tacovsky, NCSP

Assistant Professor


School of Arts & Sciences


Psychology and Counseling

Office Location:

Mercedes Hall 200

Office Hours:

FALL 2021
  • Mondays 10:30-12:30 (in person or virtual)
  • Tuesdays 10:30-11 and 4-4:30 (in person or virtual)
  • Thursday 10-12 (virtual only)
  • Other times by appointment as needed (email to schedule)
SPRING 2022-tentative
  • Monday 6:30-7 pm (in person or virtual)
  • Tuesday 10-11 (virtual only)
  • Thursday 9:30-12:00 (in person or virtual)
  • Other times by appointment as needed (email to schedule)

Educational Background

  • B.A. in Psychology from Albright College: Reading, PA (magna cum laude)
  • M.A. in School Psychology and CAGS in School Psychology from Georgian Court University: Lakewood, NJ
  • Psy.D. in School Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine: Philadelphia, PA

Professional Experience

  •  Pre-K to 12 School Psychologist
  •  Special Education Case Management/Child Study Team
  •  School-based Psychological evaluations
  •  Autism Program Development (private and public school)
  •  Behavioral Disabilities Program Development

Research / Creativity Interest Area

  •  Executive Functions and Learning
  •  Neuropsychology
  •  School Neuropsychological Evaluations
  •  Behavioral Disorders
  •  Early Childhood Development
  •  Early Childhood Learning
  •  Literacy
  •  Resiliency in Children

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