We are pleased to announce that 2009 alumna Valerie J. Rice completed the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology with an emphasis in counseling from Ball State University. Dr. Rice graduated on July 21, 2018 from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
The subject of her dissertation was “Exploring Cultural Loading in the Cognitive Assessment of Preschoolers: Item Analysis of the DAS-II and WPPSI-IV.” She is currently employed at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Dr. Rice completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Florida State University Multidisciplinary Evaluation & Consulting Center in Tallahassee, Florida. She received her Master’s Degree from Ball State University in 2014 and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology Summa Cum Laude from Taylor University, Upland, Indiana, in 2013.
Dr. Rice is the daughter of Dennis and Barbara Rice of Adrian. Our thanks to the Rice family for providing information regarding Dr. Rice’s accomplishments.