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Our Internship Faculty

Devereux’s Professional Psychology Internship Training Program has a highly qualified and experienced training faculty, all of whom thoroughly enjoy the training mission.

Janna Sanders, Ph.D., BCBA

Consulting and Research Psychologist
Devereux Center for Effective Schools

Phone: (913) 271-4839

444 Devereux Dr.
Villanova, PA 19085



Janna Sanders, Ph.D., BCBA is a licensed psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania, and serves as a consulting and research psychologist with the Devereux Center for Effective Schools (CES). Dr. Sanders earned her doctorate degree in School Psychology from Oklahoma State University. Prior to joining CES, Dr. Sanders completed an internship with Boys Town Behavioral Health and a postdoctoral fellowship with CES. Her current clinical and research interests involve preventing student skill deficits through effective implementation of evidence-based programs in underserved schools. Dr. Sanders is involved in several projects to develop universal, targeted and intensive behavioral and academic support systems within early childhood education and public school settings, with an emphasis on supporting the delivery of evidence-based prevention programs.

Credentials and Certificates

  • Licensed Psychologist in Pennsylvania
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Academic and Clinical Areas of Expertise

  • Emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • Response to intervention
  • Classroom management
  • Parent management training
  • Evidence-based prevention programs

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - present: Devereux Center for Effective Schools Consulting and Research Psychologist
  • 2021 - 2022: National Center for School Mental Health Research Specialist
  • 2020 - 2021: Devereux Center for Effective Schools Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2019 - 2020: Lehigh University Adjunct Professor


  • Oklahoma State University - Ph.D. in School Psychology
  • Oklahoma State University - M.S. in Educational Psychology
  • Oklahoma State University - B.A. in Psychology

Publications and Presentations (within the last 5 years)

Sanders, J.M., Poncy, B., Pynn, C., & White, L. (2020, February). Intervening on Early Numeracy for Advanced Math Skill Acquisition. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the National Association of School Psychologists, Baltimore, MD.