Gail M. Cheramie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Gail Cheramie, Ph.D., is the director of the nationally approved School Psychology program at UHCL. In this capacity, she is responsible for curriculum oversight and development, ensuring that the UHCL program continues to meet national training standards.
She is a licensed psychologist, licensed specialist in school psychology, and a nationally certified school psychologist. Her area of specialization is assessment for students exhibiting developmental, academic, behavioral, and emotional difficulties.
Dr. Cheramie teaches assessment courses at UHCL and is the instructor/supervisor for the school psychology practicum conducted in the UHCL Psychological Services clinic. In this latter capacity, she oversees and participates in the assessments of students referred to the clinic for comprehensive evaluation.
She consults with public school districts throughout the state of Texas on matters pertaining to special education, including assessment, eligibility, and IEP development. She participates on multidisciplinary evaluation teams in conducting assessments in public schools for certain cases.
She also serves as a consultant to the Region 4 ESC on the multidisciplinary evaluation of autism spectrum disorders and is involved in a three-year project training school-based teams on conducting such evaluations. Dr. Cheramie is a frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences, and conducts training workshops throughout Texas on "best practices" assessment.