Kristine Camacho
Kristine Camacho
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member's Office
Office Hours:
Office Hours: Tuesday: 8:30-11:00 Wednesday: 7:25-7:55


I am currently an assistant professor in the School Psychology program at Worcester State. Prior to joining the faculty at WSU, I worked for 10 years as a school psychologist and special education coordinator in a public school setting. My research interests include examining school discipline laws, regulations, and policy and multi-tiered systems of support.


University of Massachusetts- Amherst
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
School Psychology
Worcester State University
Bachelors Degree
Education and Psychology
Westfield State Univeristy
Most Recent Peer Reviewed Publications
Drury, J., Krezmien, M.P., Camacho, K.A., & Gonzalez, A. (2021). Education leaders’ perspectives on their preparation, practice, and professional development in multi-tiered systems of support. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 3, 7-29
Camacho, K.A. & Krezmien, M.P. (2020). A State-wide Analysis of School Discipline Policies and Suspension Practices. Preventing School Failure, 64(1), 55-66 doi: 10.1080/1045988X.2019.1678010.
Camacho, K.A. & Krezmien, M.P. (2019). Individual and school level factors contributing to disproportionate suspension rates: A multilevel analysis of one state. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 27(4), 209-220. doi: 10.1177/1063426618769065.
Most Recent Peer Reviewed Presentations
Camacho, K.A. & Fenning, P. (2022, February). An analysis of U.S. state-level discipline policies. Poster session presented at the National Association of School Psychologists annual convention Boston, MA.
Camacho, K.A., Whitcomb, S., & Tighe-Cooke, D. (2022, February). Addressing workforce capacity through training and advocacy. Poster session presented at Trainers of School Psychology conference Boston, MA.
Camacho, K.A., Krezmien, M.P., Duchemin, A., Nickerson, A., Wallace, R., & Mulcahy, C. (2021, November). School discipline policies and risk of suspension: An examination of change over time. Paper session presented at the meeting of Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders virtual conference.
Camacho, K.A., Krezmien, M.P., & Mulcahy, C. (2021, April). A statewide analysis of school- Level factors to reduce disproportionate suspension practices for marginalized groups. Paper session presented at the meeting of the New England Educational Research Organization Virtual Conference.