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Thomas McIntyre

Professor & Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Behavior Disorders
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Tom McIntyre, Ph.D, a long-time teacher of students with behavior disorders and learning disabilities, serves now as Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Behavior Disorders.  He is the past President of Teacher Educators of Children with Behavior Disorders, and the New York State Council for Children with Behavior Disorders.  His award-winning "" is the internet’s most visited behavior management web site. 

Dr. McIntyre is a recipient of the Hunter College Presidential Award for Overall Excellence as a Professor.  He has also received Outstanding Leadership Awards from the Association of New York Educators of the Emotionally Disturbed, and the New York Council for Exceptional Children.·


Dr. McIntyre, a recipient of the Ladas Award for Exemplary Teaching, teaches coursework in classroom management, the study of behavior disorders, and methods for teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders.  He consults widely with school districts in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


The author of four books and over 200 articles related to behavior, Dr. McIntyre promotes practical, positive, and respectful management of student behavior.  His most recent book, "The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenge: How to make good choices and stay out of trouble" has been translated into Spanish, Korean and Croatian.  Dr. McIntyre has written several successful federal grant applications.  That funding has allowed him to direct specialized teacher training projects at Hunter College.

Presently, his research and writing interests concern cultural influences on behavior, and youngsters with severe disorders of  conduct. 

Dr. Mac enjoys spending time with his family, back-country hiking/camping, white water kayaking, and swapping humorous stories about behavior in the classroom.

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