Howard S. Adelman

Howard S. Adelman
Professor of Psychology, Co-Director of Center for Mental Health in Schools & Student/Learning Supports,
University of California, Los Angeles

Howard S. Adelman and Linda Taylor have worked together for over 40 years in schools and communities across the country. They focus on improving how schools and communities address barriers to learning and teaching, reengage disconnected students, and promote healthy development. They have led major projects focused on dropout prevention, enhancing the mental health facets of school-based health centers, and developing comprehensive, school-based approaches for students with learning, behavioral, and emotional problems. Their current focus is on policies, practices, and large-scale systemic transformation, which includes facilitating the National Initiative for Transforming Student and Learning Supports. Adelman received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.

updated 2020

Publications by Howard S. Adelman
This brief highlights the need and ways to transform—systematically—how schools address the overlapping learning, behavioral, and emotional problems that can interfere with learning and teaching. The aim is to provide a blueprint to enable the state…