Texas Tech University

Janna Brendle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Psychology and Leadership

Email: janna.brendle@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-2763

Office: Education 358

Janna Brendle, Ph.D., is an associate professor of special education in the College of Education at Texas Tech University.  Prior to teaching at the university level, she worked as a special education administrator and diagnostician in public school in Texas.  Her teaching responsibilities include the educational diagnostician, special education teacher preparation and special education doctoral programs.  Her research focuses on response to intervention, high incidence disabilities and the changing needs in educational diagnostician preparation programs.


  • Texas Woman's University Ph.D. in Special Education

Areas of Expertise

  • Special Education Assessment

Selected Publications

Brendle, J. (2015).  A survey of response to intervention team members' effective practices in rural elementary schools. Rural SpecialEducation Quarterly, 34(2), 3-8.

Lock, R., Brown, D., Brendle, J., Lam, P.  (2013). Combining positive behavior supports and social skill programming for transition success. Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals Journal, 9(1), 13-29.