About us

We are school psychologists with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Steven Pfeiffer, PhD, ABPP

Steven Pfeiffer is Professor Emeritus at Florida State University, where he served as a Professor and Director of Clinical Training. Prior to his tenure at FSU, Dr. Pfeiffer was a Professor at Duke University, and Director of Duke’s gifted program, TIP. He also served as Director of Devereux’s Institute of Clinical Training & Research, headquartered in Villanova, PA, where he held faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) in Medicine and the School of Education.

Dr. Pfeiffer has worked as a Pediatric Psychologist at the Ochsner Clinic and Medical Center in New Orleans and served as a Clinical Psychologist in the U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps. Trained as a clinician, he has enjoyed an active part-time clinical practice, and speaks internationally on topics related to successful parenting and the social-emotional needs of high ability children and youth. Author of 200 articles and book chapters, he is lead author of the Gifted Rating Scales, published by MHS . Among his most recent books, he authored, Serving the Gifted (2013; Routledge) and Essentials of Gifted Assessment (Wiley; 2015). He is Editor-in-Chief of the APA Handbook on Giftedness and Talent (2017), Springer’s Handbook of Giftedness in Children (2018, Second Edition), and The Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted: What do we Know?, co-edited with Tracy Cross and Maureen Neihart (2015; Prufrock Press). Dr. Pfeiffer has testified at the White House and before the Italian Parliament on behalf of the unmet needs of the gifted. Eminent scholar Alan Kaufman of Yale University considers Professor Pfeiffer, “Among the small group of the world’s leading experts in the (gifted) field…”  His website is found at: https://steven-pfeiffer-psychology.com

Tania Jarosewich, PhD

Tania Jarosewich is Principal and Senior Evaluator at Censeo Group, an Ohio-based program evaluation firm (www.CenseoGroup.com). Dr. Jarosewich was an associate director at the Indiana Center for Evaluation (Indiana University-Bloomington), postdoctoral research fellow at the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke-Tip), and for many years worked as a school psychologist with the Cleveland Municipal School District. She is co-author of the Gifted Rating Scales, published by MHS. Dr. Jarosewich received her PhD in School Psychology from Kent State University and a BA in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Jarosewich has been conducting program evaluation for over 15 years. She leads the Censeo Group team in developing research and evaluation strategies for each client using qualitative and quantitative data collection methods to most efficiently collect data to answer evaluation and research questions. Dr. Jarosewich is skilled in research methods, instrument design, classroom observations, and best practices in reporting evaluation findings. She has led multi-year, multi-site, mixed-methods evaluation projects including external evaluations of Ohio’s Javits grant, Oklahoma Reading First, Indiana Reading First, e-Read Ohio; multi-year site visits for the Illinois Math and Science Partnership evaluation; and case study site visits for the Illinois Enhancing Education through Technology grant. Her work in evaluating STEM initiatives include evaluations of NIH SEPA grants (Project NEURON and PAGES at the University of Illinois and Health in Our Hands at Michigan State University), and NSF funded ATE (Stevens Institute of Technology), DRK12 (Montana State University), and ITEST grants (The University of Akron).

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