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Robert Gable

Robert Gable


PROFESSOR & EMINENT SCHOLAR
Communication Disorders & Special Education

Contact Information



Biography


Education/Credentials



  • Expertise

    Functional Analysis of Behavior
    Behavior Management
    E-Coaching
  • Research Interests

    MY research interests parallel my teaching interests and include evidence-based practices for diverse children and youth, functional analysis of behavior, strategies for promoting fidelity of intervention implementation, strategies for facilitating the transfer of training from didactic to applied classroom settings, and ways to improve the quality of doctoral-level graduates in special education.
  • 2020: Lifetime Leadership Award, Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders
  • 2005: Alan Rufus Tonelson Distinguished Faculty Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2005: Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • 2002: Member of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1999: University Nominee SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1997: Research Fellow, Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice, American Institute of Research
  • 1995: Faculty Research Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1995: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 1995: University Nominee SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award , Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Eminent Scholar, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: University Nominee--SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1993: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1992: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1991: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award, ODU
  • 1990: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award, ODU
  • 1989: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award, ODU
  • 1989: Sara and Rufus Tonelson Award for Teaching, Service, and Research, ODU
  • 1988: Darden College of Education Scholarship Award, ODU
  • 1975: USOE/BEH Fellowship in Special Education
  • 1974: Outstanding Special Educator, Academic Therapy
  • 1970: EDPA Fellowship in Special Education
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Maydosz, A. "Preschool-Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center Regions 2 & 3 (2017-2019)" $464,171. State. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2019
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center Regions 2 & 3 (17-19 PBIS)" $634,454. State. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2019
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center Regions 2 & 3 (17-19TTAC)" $999,217. State. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2019
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Preschool- Special Education Training TTAC And Tech Assist Regions 2and3" $232,086. Higher Education. October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2018
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Training and Technical Assistance Center" $304,387. Higher Education. October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2018
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Training and Technical Assistance Center" $481,632. Higher Education. October 1, 2016 - August 30, 2018
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)" $409,684. Higher Education. October 1, 2016 - January 30, 2018
    Gable, R. A. "VTSS Advance Tiers Forum 2017" $183,430. State. March 10, 2017 - September 30, 2017
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "ODU TTAC 15-831" $4,625. State. October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2017
    Gable, R. A. "June 2016 Forum and Academy" $61,037. Higher Education. June 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $2,495,162. Old Dominion University. October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2010
    Baker, C.; Hager, J.; Tonelson, S. W.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $306,948. Old Dominion University. October 1, 2009 - September 25, 2010
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $306,948. October 1, 2008 - September 25, 2010
    Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.; Hager, J.; Tonelson, S. W. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $184,306. July 1, 2009 - May 10, 2010
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $150,000. State. July 1, 2009 - May 10, 2010
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $2,618,384. Old Dominion University. October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2009
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $150,000. State. July 1, 2008 - May 15, 2009
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $750,000. State. October 1, 2007 - October 31, 2008
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $254,000. State. July 1, 2007 - May 15, 2008
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching/A Commonwealth Collaborative Endorsement for Special Education Studies" $750,000. State. October 1, 2006 - December 1, 2007
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $2,495,652. Old Dominion University. October 1, 2006 - September 30, 2007
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $2,232,540. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2005 - September 30, 2007
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching/A Commonwealth Collaborative Endorsement for Special Education Studies" $254,000. State. July 1, 2006 - May 15, 2007
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $731,665. State. October 5, 2005 - September 30, 2006
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $193,334. State. July 1, 2005 - May 31, 2006
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $70,000. State. January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005
    Butler, C. M.; Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $320,000. 2004 - 2005
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $449,000. State. October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $176,000. State. October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $475,000. State. October 1, 2003 - September 30, 2005
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Virginias Schoolwide Effective Discipline Project: Changing Perspectives on School Discipline" $318,708. Local. October 10, 2004 - June 30, 2005
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $830,243. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005
    Butler, C. M.; Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $200,000. 2003 - 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $70,000. State. February 15, 2004 - December 30, 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching" $65,000. State. February 15, 2003 - December 30, 2004
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Professional Development in Autism Coordination" $11,340. Old Dominion University. March 31, 2004 - September 30, 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $550,000. State. August 1, 2002 - September 30, 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $600,000. State. July 1, 2002 - September 30, 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $25,000. State. November 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Gable, R. A. "Informal Instructional Coaching Project for Clinical Faculty" $35,228. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $175,000. State. July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $748,140. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Butler, C. M.; Gable, R. A. "VDOE Grant" $200,000. 2002 - 2003
    Gable, R. A. "Functional Assessment Training Project: Institute of Positive Academic and Behavioral Supports" $200,599. October 11, 2002 - June 30, 2003
    Gable, R. A.; Bailey, T.; Tonelson, S. W. "Functional Assessment Training Project: Institute of Positive Academic and Behavioral Supports" $25,000. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $723,666. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $275,000. State. September 1, 2001 - June 30, 2003
    Gable, R. A. "Functional Assessment Training Project: Institute of Positive Academic and Behavioral Supports" $150,000. Old Dominion University. September 28, 2001 - June 30, 2002
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $595,000. State. July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $5,000. State. July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $708,146. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $100,000. State. July 1, 2000 - September 30, 2001
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $200,000. State. July 1, 2000 - September 30, 2001
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $600,000. State. July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2001
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $687,295. Old Dominion University. July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2001
    Gable, R. A.; Lambert, K.; Butler, C. M. "Functional Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Training of School Based-Teams" $201,747. 1999 - 2000
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Heine, P. "Pathways to Teaching Careers Project: Dewitt-Wallace Readers Digest" $199,067. 1997 - 2000
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $549,730. State. July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S.; & Lambert, K. "Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)" $575,001. Old Dominion University. July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $599,973. State. July 1, 1998 - June 30, 2000
    Butler, C. M.; Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Baker, C.; Hager, J. "Faculty Innovator Grant: Special Education Program Innovation: Instructional Thematic Strands Across Curriculum" $5,000. Old Dominion University. July, 1998 - June, 1999
    Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A. "The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program" $599,867. State. July 1, 1997 - June 30, 1999
    Gable, R. A. "Severe Emotionally Disturbed Teacher Preparation Project" $404,735. 1993 - 1998
    Gable, R. A.; MacDonald, R. "Severe Emotionally Disturbed Teacher Certification Program" $294,453. 1993 - 1996
    Gable, R. A.; Myers, D.; Greiner, S. "DeWitt-Wallace Readers Digest Pathways-to-Teaching Program" $600,000. 1992 - 1996
    Gable, R. A. "Preparation in Personnel/Careers in Special Education: Collaboration/Consultation Training" $184,350. 1990 - 1993
    Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W. "Preparation in Personnel/Careers in Special Education: Early/Special Education Preparation" $187,209. 1990 - 1993
    Gable, R. A.; Meeks, J.; Tonelson, S. W. "Tonelson Teaching and Learning Center" $82,000. 1988 - 1990
    Gable, R. A. "Preparation of Special Educators: Collaboration and Consultation Training Program" $179,997. 1987 - 1990
    Gable, R. A.; Moore, M. "Preparation of Special Educators: School Consultant Training Program" $258,579. 1984 - 1987
    Gable, R. A.; Kerr, M. M. "Extraordinary Tutoring Project" $145,893. 1983 - 1986