Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Counselor Education and School Psychology
Phone: (603) 588-6208
Jonas Taub, MA, NCSP, is a School Psychologist with 40+ years of experience, over 30 of those in New Hampshire schools. He began his career in the Washington, DC area, working with the Fairfax County Schools, and then with The Chelsea School, a private high school for students with learning disabilities. In NH, Jonas has held full time positions with the Conval, Laconia, and Milford School Districts, and later in Litchfield. In 2000, Jonas took a position with the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center as Project Manager for the Outcome Study for CARE NH, a System of Care project focused on the intensive service needs of children with SED and their families. He has subsequently been involved in a range of projects as school psychologist, consultant, technical assistance provider and facilitator, program evaluator, and as a professional development provider. Projects have included involvement with NH DOE Bureau of Special Education, NH Center for Effective Behavior Intervention and Support (NH CEBIS), UNH Institute on Disability, Easter Seals of NH and the NH National Guard, as well as with multiple NH school districts.
Jonas began as a Teaching Lecturer in School Psychology at Plymouth State in 2007, teaching a variety of courses over the years. He has regularly taught the Internship Seminar and coordinates and supervises field placements for interns. Current teaching responsibilities also include Social Emotional Assessment. Other higher education experience includes serving as Program Director for Psychology at Nashua Community College. In addition to his current work at PSU, Jonas is employed as School Psychologist and Student Service Coordinator at Mason School District.
Jonas has been involved with the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists (NHASP) since moving to NH. He served as NHASP President, NH Delegate to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), newsletter co-editor, and in many other capacities. He currently coordinates Early Career Peer mentoring, is Region 4 Representative, Research Chair, and represents the northeast US to the NASP Credentialing Committee. NHASP has recognized Jonas’ contributions with School Psychologist of the Year Award (1988) and Lifetime Achievement Award (2014). In another part of his brain, Jonas is an avid guitarist and singer, playing with the semi-acoustic group Off The Cuff for nearly 20 years.
Degrees and Education
- MA, Clinical Psychology, Bradley University
- BA, Psychology, Baruch College of CUNY