Rose Jackson Buckley joined the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning (CELL) in June 2016 as a Research Associate. Previously she worked for Virtuoso Education Consulting where she provided professional development training and coaching to multiple school districts across the state and nation on various topics including positive behavior supports, culturally responsive practices, and response to intervention. She has also worked as a Research Associate and Project Manager at the Center for Urban and Multicultural Education (CUME) where she engaged in research and evaluation projects leading to improved practices, assessment, leadership, and policy within and across diverse educational settings.

Buckley has taught numerous graduate and undergraduate courses in the School of Education at IUPUI and IU Bloomington. She was a Special Education teacher at Belzer Middle School in Lawrence Township and at James A. Allison Elementary in Speedway. Currently she holds State of Indiana licenses in Teaching and School Psychology.  Buckley received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University in Special Education. She obtained her Master’s degree in Educational Psychology and doctoral degree in School Psychology from Indiana University.