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Beverly Barkon PhD, MSL, NCED

    Professor, Special Ed, Education - Graduate
    Professor, High Performance Learning - Graduate

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 412.578.2052
Email: bbarkon@carlow.edu

  1. Biography
  2. Curiculum Vitae
  3. Publications
  4. Research Interests

Beverly Barkon holds a PhD from Northwestern University in communication disorders, field of learning disabilities, a master of studies in law (MSL) from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in the fields of education and disability law, and an MA in communication studies from the University of Kansas. She has been a faculty member in the school of education program in Special Education since 2002 and currently holds the rank of professor.  Her courses include the topics of inclusion, teaching students with mild/moderate disabilities, school law, assessment and transition to adulthood for individuals with disabilities at both graduate and undergraduate levels. She is currently developing and teaching a number of special education courses for the online environment.

Dr. Barkon served as the educational liaison in the pediatric neuro-oncology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh from 2001-2002 and remains an adjunct member of the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. She is an advocate for transition issues for survivors of pediatric brain tumors and other cancers. 

Prior to her appointment to the faculty at Carlow University, Dr. Barkon was a professor in the department of special education at New Jersey City University where she was the director of the learning disabilities teacher consultant master’s program and a faculty member of Project Mentor, a support program for college students with learning disabilities. Dr. Barkon holds National Certification for Educational Diagnosticians (NCED) and New Jersey certification as a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant in addition to certification as a special educator.  She served as a member of the NCED board of directors from 2008-2011.  She was the editor in chief of The Learning Consultant Journal, a publication of the Association of Learning Consultants in New Jersey from 1995-2009, where she remains a reviewer.  She has been a lead program reviewer for Council for Exceptional Children/ National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (CEC/NCATE) since 1994.

Dr. Barkon has presented at the Council for Exceptional Children International Conventions, Conferences for Teacher Education Division of Council for Exceptional Children, the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services and numerous other local, state,  national and international meetings. 

Dr. Barkon has a number of publications that represent the range of her research interests, including support for college students with learning disabilities, educational needs of survivors of pediatric brain tumors and investigation of ePortfolio options.  Her current research interests include designing support for students with disabilities in Jewish Day Schools and designing transition support for survivors of pediatric cancers. 

Education

University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Masters of Studies in Law (2006)
High Honors
Education Law
Disability Law

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Department of Communicative Disorders, Field of Learning Disabilities
PhD (1982)
Clinical and Research Assistantships
Dissertation: Factors influencing the Acquisition of Visual - Manual
Language by Non-Speaking Autistic Children


Pennsylvania State University, (campus) King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Special Education teaching certification, all exceptionalities (1977)

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Department of Communication Studies
MA (1974)
Teaching assistant/group dynamics
Thesis: The effect of Awareness Groups on the Human Relations Skills of Second Grade Children

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
B.A. (1971) College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Speech Communications
Concentration: Speech Pathology and psychology
Honors: Cum Laude

Certifications:

Teacher of the Handicapped- State of New Jersey
Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant- State of New Jersey
* Certification required to be a member of child study team in New Jersey
Professionally Recognized Special Educator (PRSE) - Special Education Teacher (1999-2004)
Professionally Recognized Special Educator (PRSE) - Educational Diagnostician (1999-2004)
Nationally Certified Educational Diagnostician (NCED), earned in 2008 (#0244)
Fast For Word Provider


Experience - Academic

Carlow University
2002- Present
Full Professor with tenure, Special Education
School of Education
Teaching in program in special education, Undergraduate, Graduate and Certification
Assisted in design of new curriculum for special education
University Assessment Committee, member 2004-2011
Director, Survivor Education and Reintegration Support Program (for survivors of pediatric brain tumors), in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

New Jersey City University (formerly Jersey City State College)
(1989- 2003)
Full Professor with tenure, Department of Special Education
Director and main instructor, Learning Disabilities Master’s Degree and Certification Program
Chair and major author of successful departmental Council for Exceptional
Children NCATE committee (1998-99)
Member, College of Education NCATE Steering Committee (1999-2000)
Faculty mentor (1990-2002) and Acting Director (Fall, 1998),
Project Mentor, support program for college-able students with learning disabilities
Conference coordinator for Project Mentor, Fall, 1998
Director, Diagnostic Clinic for Regional Center for Students with Learning Disabilities at

New Jersey City University
(1999-2001)
Pilot site for National Clearinghouse for the Professions in Special Education,
Project Mentor representative (1999-2002)
Member - Reading and Learning Disabilities Clinic (1990-1994)
Conference Coordinator (1989-1991)
Comprehensive Examination Coordinator (1991 - 1999)
Chair and major author of successful departmental Council for Exceptional
Children NCATE committee (1993)
Chair and major author of successful NCATE document and visit,
School of Professional Studies and Education (1995)
Chair, Search committee for Dean of Professional Studies and Education (1996)
Co-director, Project Excel, project to recruit minority students into the career of special education
Duties included: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education
Supervision of graduate students conducting evaluations and remediation of students with learning disabilities
Course design
Grant writing
Supervision of student teachers
Advising graduate and undergraduate students
Directing graduate program
Directing master’s theses
Committee membership
Accreditation process

Leave Activities

(AY: 2001-2002)

University of Pittsburgh
Telemedicine grant project: Special Vision (October 2001-January, 2002)
Research Associate and Educational resource: Pediatric Neuro-oncology
 
Chatham College
Visiting Professor for Special Education

Montclair State College
(1988-1990)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The William Paterson College of New Jersey

(1987-1989)
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Special Education
Clinical Practicum supervision
Course work in Learning Disabilities

Rosary College,
River Forest Illinois
(1982-1985)
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Special Education
All Learning Disabilities Course work

National College of Education, Evanston, Illinois
(1981-1985)
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Special Education
All Learning Disabilities Course work

Experience Clinical, Consultation, Curriculum Design and Teaching

Minyan Meyuchad of Pittsburgh (2003-2004)
Under auspices of Jewish Education Institute and Jewish Community Center
Designed and updated prayer book to meet the needs of the community of Jewish adults with Disabilities in Pittsburgh.
Conduct monthly Saturday morning religious service for adults with developmental disabilities

Consultant, Banyan School, North Caldwell, NJ (1998-1999)
Advisor for classroom for gifted/learning disabled students at a small private school for students with learning disabilities.

Consultant, Jewish Vocational Service, East Orange, NJ (2000)
Tested adult students in ESL and welfare to work programs

Minyan Meyuchad (1997-2001)
under auspices of the Joint Chaplaincy Committee, Whippany, New Jersey
 
Leader of a monthly Shabbat service for adults with a range of developmental disabilities
Designed and made prayer book, currently in process of publication
Lead service, including D’var Torah
Responsibilities included: designing and sending monthly reminders, working with parents and
caregivers in addition to leading service

Private Practice
(1989-present)
focus on children adolescents and adults with learning disabilities
interest in gifted individuals with learning disabilities and attention deficits
survivors of pediatric brain tumors
evaluations
remediation

Independent Child Study Team (1992-1994)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Served as learning consultant on Child Study Team evaluations, team staffing, IEP development, parent and school conferences

Gifted Child Society (1990) Glen Rock, NJ
Established Project GLD (gifted/learning disabled)
Program director and teacher

Institute for Child Development, Hackensack Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
(1986-1989)
Chief, Section of Learning Disabilities
Diagnosis and therapy of learning disabled children adolescents and adults,
Interdisciplinary meetings with staff, interpretive conferences with parents,
Supervision of staff students and interns
Program development (including programs for pre-school gifted and gifted/learning disabled)

University of Chicago,
Department of Child Psychiatry (1984-85)
Learning Disabilities Consultant
Initiated learning disabilities clinic within department.

Institute for Behavioral Services
, Oakbrook, Illinois (1981-1983)
Communicative Disorders/Learning Disabilities Consultant
Design and implementation of communicative disorders program, individual therapy with learning disabled/emotionally disturbed adolescents

Dysfunctioning Child Center, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (1978-1979)
Teacher of nonverbal autistic children
Sign language used
Summer camp counselor

Timothy School
, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (1975-1977)
Speech language and communication specialist
Individual therapy plus classroom experience with autistic and severely emotionally disturbed children
Program development

Developmental Center for Autistic Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1975)
Volunteer work under speech pathologist

American Foundation for Autistic Children
, Chevy Chase, Maryland (1974-1975)
Speech Specialist to screen, diagnose and develop programs for small foundation center.

Membership

Council for Exceptional Children

Division for Learning Disabilities
The Association for the Gifted
Teacher Education Division
Division for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners
Council for Educational Diagnostic Services

Council for Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association
National Association for Gifted Children
New Jersey Association of Learning Consultants
New Jersey Association for Gifted Children
(Trustee, 1994-1996)

Grants and Awards

James Jan-Tausch Research Award-Awarded by the Association of Learning Consultants, March, 1999

Grant: New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, Special Needs Regional Center: Project Mentor

 

Professional Society Activities

Board Member, National Certification for Educational Diagnosticians (2008-2011)

Served on the Publicity and Advocacy subcommittee
Served on the Professional Standards subcommittee on test design
Served on the website redesign committee

CEC/NCATE reviewer (1993-present)

Association for Learning Consultants
Chair, Research Committee
Editor, The Learning Consultants Journal, (1996-2009)

Trustee, New Jersey Association for Gifted Children (1994-1996)

Council for Exceptional Children,
Division for Learning Disabilities Program Committee,
Annual National Conference
Summer, 1996
Human Rights Liaison- Educators with Disabilities Caucus

Learning Disabilities Association
International Conference, Washington, D. C.
Teacher Educator Stipend (1998)

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Presenter, with Mu, Wormer, Vehec and Foizy, Assessment Conference, IUPUI, Next Generation ePortfolio: Assessing the Tool and Process, October, 2009.

Presenter with Sallie Wormer, Exploring Suitable ePortfolio Products, Graduate Colloquium, Carlow University, April 2009

Presenter, NJLDA, Universal Design for Learning, March, 2009

Presenter, Learning Profiles of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children, Harrisburg, PA November, 2008.

Presenter, Poster, Longitudinal Study Of School Problems In Survivors Of Pediatric Brain Tumors, International Society for Pediatric NeuroOncology, Chicago, IL, July, 2008.

Presenter, Poster, Learning Profiles of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Retreat of the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Greensburg, PA June, 2008.

Presenter, Learning Profiles of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Council for Exceptional Children International Convention, Boston, MA, April 2008

Presenter (Poster), Learning Profiles of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Society for Neuro-Oncolgy, 12th Annual Meeting and Educational Day, Dallas, Texas, November, 2007.

Presenter, (Panel), Expectations for Pre-service Teacher Candidates in Introductory and Intermediate
Field Experiences
, Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children, National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 2007

Presenter, Integrated Assignments and Tiered Assessments, Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children, National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 2007

Presenter, Integrated Assignments and Tiered Assessments, Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, Council for Exceptional Children, National Conference, New Orleans, October 2007

Presenter (Poster), Matryoshka: Nested Assignments and Assessments for Situated Learning, Teacher Education Council, Council for Exceptional Children, San Diego, CA. Fall, 2006.

Presenter (Poster), Universal Design for Learning: Changing the Mind-sets of Pre-service Graduate Teacher Candidates, Teacher Education Council, Council for Exceptional Children, San Diego, CA. Fall, 2006.

Presenter (Poster), Educational Evaluations of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Society for Neuro-oncology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Fall, 2006.

Presenter (Poster), Educational Evaluations of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pennsylvania Consortium of Cancer Centers, Harrisburg, PA, Fall, 2006.

Presenter (Poster), (Learning) Profiles of Courage: Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors, Council for Educational Diagnosticians Conference, Kansas City Kansas. Fall, 2006.

Presenter, (Learning) Profiles in Courage: Using Educational Evaluations of Children with Cancer. Council for Exceptional Children. , Council for Exceptional Children International Convention. New Orleans, April, 2004.

Presenter, Panel presentation, with Cathleen G. Spinelli, PhD. Revising (not Reinventing the Educational “Wheel” to Accommodate Children with Cancer, Teacher Education Council, Council for Exception Children, Bilouxi, MS. November, 2003.

Presenter, with Cathleen G. Spinelli, PhD. Revising (not Reinventing the Educational “Wheel” to Accommodate Children with Cancer, Council for Exceptional Children International Convention, Seattle, Washington, April 2003.

Participant, Panel on Disability, founding conference of the Cultural Studies Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June, 2003.

Presenter, with Dorothy Hannigan, Special Educators with Learning Disabilities: Personal Characteristics and Challenges. Submitted to Council for Exceptional Children International Conference. April, 2002.

Presenter, Special Educators with Learning Disabilities: Personal Characteristics and Challenges. Submitted to Teacher Education Council, Council for Exceptional Children, Fall, 2001 conference.

Invited Keynote Address: Necessary ingredients for success. Banyan School Graduation Ceremony, May 2001.

Presenter and Moderator, Special Educators with Learning Disabilities: The Challenges. International Conference of the Young Adults Institute, New York City, May 2001.

Presenter, with Dorothy Hannigan. Special Educators with Learning Disabilities: Personal Characteristics and Challenges. Submitted to Council for Learning Disabilities. Fall, 2001 conference

Presenter, Accommodating Students with Learning Disabilities in College, Legal Issues. Eighth annual conference New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at New Jersey City University, November 2000.

Presenter and Moderator, They Can Teach Too! Special Educators with Learning Disabilities. International Conference of the Young Adults Institute, New York City, May 2000.

Presenter, The Special Education View of Neurofibromatosis 1. Neurobribromatosis: Molecular Insights and Treatment Approaches. April, 2000.

Presenter, In-service workshop on Inclusion, Jersey City Public Schools, April, 2000.

Presenter, Professional Development Workshop, Promoting Academic Success: Hands-on Techniques for Increasing Academic Success in Adult Literacy Settings, Jewish Vocational Service, April, 2000.

Presenter, What is a reasonable accommodation?, Gibbs College, April, 2000.

Presenter, (with Myrna Ehrlich), Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Learning Disabilities. South Bergen Jointure Commission Transition Counselors Workshop, February, 2000.

Presenter, Issues of Choice in Post-secondary Education for Students with Learning Disabilities. Seventh annual conference New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at New Jersey City University, November 1999.

Moderator, What is Success for Adults with Learning Disabilities. Case Studies. Seventh annual conference New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at New Jersey City University, November 1999.

Presenter, (with Myrna Ehrlich), Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Learning Disabilities. South Bergen Jointure Commission Region-Wide Professional Development. October, 1999.

Workshop presenter, Learning Disabled and Gifted. Banyan School Second Annual Conference, April. 1999

Presenter and Moderator, They Can Teach Too! Special Educators with Learning Disabilities. Learning Disabilities Association International Conference, February, 1999

Presenter, College as an Inclusionary Setting. New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at New Jersey City University, November 1998.

Presenter, Attention Deficit and the Gifted Child. New Jersey Association for Gifted Children Annual Conference, March, 1998.

Presenter, College Bound Program, What I Need to Know About Special Education, Jersey City State College, March, 1998

Moderator and presenter (with Janet De Censo) Making the Right Decision: A Four Year College. New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at Jersey City State College, December, 1997.

Invited Presenter: Using Behavior Modification to Enhance Self Esteem. Children’s Partial Hospitalization Unit, Jersey City Medical Center, at Dickinson High School, May 1997.

Presenter, Attention Deficit and the Gifted Child. New Jersey Association for Gifted Children Annual Conference, March, 1997.

Presenter, Attention Deficit and the Gifted Child. Council for Exceptional Children, Salt Lake City, April, 1997.

Presenter and Moderator, To be or not to be: At a Two-Year College or a Four-Year College. New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at Jersey City State College, November 1996.

Invited Presenter, The Learning disabled Gifted Child. Conference on Gifted Education. Montclair State University. November, 1996.

In-service Workshop, Jersey City Public Schools, Update and review of Perceptual and Neurological Impairments (Learning Disabilities): Research and Intervention Strategies. September, 1996.

Presenter, Attention Deficit and Gifted Children. New Jersey Association for Gifted Children Annual Conference, March 1996.

Ehrlich, M. and Barkon, B. Reflections and Introspections: Self Esteem through Personal History. Council for Exceptional Children. National Conference, April, 1996.

Presenter, Making intelligent decisions: Preparing college-able learning disabled students for the college experience. New Jersey higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at Jersey City State College. November, 1995.

Ehrlich, M. and Barkon, B. Reflections and Introspections: Self Esteem through Personal History. Higher Education and Students with Learning Disabilities: Leadership in Learning from Strength. 25th Anniversary of the Curry College Program for the Advancement of Learning. September, 1995.

Presenter, The Gifted Learning Disabled Child. Conference on Gifted Education. Montclair State University. September, 1995.

Barkon, B., Juncker, J.A. and Robinson, C. The Reflective Urban Practitioner: A Model for Urban Teacher Education. Association for Teacher Education, Summer Workshop, August, 1995.

Co-presenter (with Myrna Ehrlich) Reflections and Introspections: Self-esteem Through Personal History. Young Adult Institute International Conference, New York, New York. April 27, 1995.

Presenter, The Gifted Learning Disabled Child. Parents of Gifted Offspring. Montclair State University. April 8 and 9, 1995.

Co-Presenter (with Jo Anne Juncker). The Reflective Urban Practitioner: A Model for Urban Teacher Education. Faculty Development Luncheon, April, 1995.

Presenter (with J. Swearingen), Using the writing process for development of self esteem. New Jersey Higher Education Option for individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at Jersey City State College, November, 1994.

Invited Speaker, Parents of Children with Learning Differences, April 1994.

Presenter, A Model Program for College support of Learning Disabled Students, New Jersey Reading Association, March, 1994.

Presenter, Gifted and Learning Disabled: Issues in Identification. New Jersey Association for Gifted Children, Winter Conference, 1994.

Presenter, Reflections and Introspections: Growth Through Personal History. New Jersey Higher Education Option for Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Conference presented at Jersey City State College. October, 1993.

Presenter, Training Session on Educational Testing. Parent Information Center, Teaneck, New Jersey. October, 1993.

Sole Presenter, All Day Workshop on Learning Disabilities. Kenmare High School, November, 1992.

Sole Presenter, Inservice Workshop: Techniques for Intervention. Bayonne Board of Education. November 1992.

Programs for Learning Disabled/Gifted Children. Conference Presentation on Handicapped Gifted at Montclair State College in conjunction with Mensa, July 1991.

Learning Disabled and Gifted. Parent Information Center. April 1991.

Characteristics of Gifted/Learning Disabled Students presented at Parents of Gifted Offspring Conference, Montclair, New Jersey. March, 1991.

Moderator: Special Interest Group on Learning Disabilities. New Jersey Association of Developmental Education, November, 1990.

Promising Practices for the Gifted Learning Disabled Child. Invited Speaker. Conference, Montclair State College, November 1990.

Gifted/Learning Disabled Children Paper presented. Conference at Rosary College, Chicago, IL, August 1990.

Learning Disabled and Gifted. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, San Francisco. April, 1989.

Learning Disabled and Gifted. A Holographic Image. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference of the Council for learning Disabilities. Louisville, Kentucky. October, 1988.

Learning Disabled and Gifted. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference on the Gifted. Institute for Child Development, Hackensack Medical Center. Hackensack, New Jersey. October, 1988.

Learning Disabled and Gifted. Paper presented at the Gifted Child Society, Glen Rock, New Jersey. April, 1988.

Nonverbal Communication with Autistic Children. Paper presented at Autism Conference. Jersey City State College. March, 1986.

Iconicity and Manual Complexity in Sign Language Vocabulary Acquisition by Nonspeaking Autistic Children. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. October, 1981.

PUBLICATIONS

Enrique Mu, Sallie Wormer, Roberta Foizey, Beverly Barkon, and Mark Vehec (In Press) Group modeling and integration of multiple perspectives in the functional selection of a new technology: the case of a next generation electronic portfolio system, Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis.


Enrique Mu, Sallie Wormer, Roberta Foizey, Beverly Barkon, and Mark Vehec (2010) Conceptualizing the Functional Requirements for a Next-Generation E-Portfolio System, EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine,33(1) http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/ConceptualizingtheFunctionalRe/199390

Barkon, B. & Guidi, S. (2009) Universal Design for Learning: Current Understanding For Application and Implementation The Learning Consultant Journal, 23, 37-47.

Barkon, B. (2009) The Matryoshka: Integrated Assignments and Tiered Assessments, Carlow Spectrum, 4-23

Barkon, B. (2009). Learning Profiles of Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services , 28 (1), 34-68.

Barkon, B. (2007)Changing Ableism: Confronting a Zeitgeist, The Learning Consultant Journal, 22, 73-81.

Barkon, B. (2006) Coordinating No Child Left Behind and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004: Ableism. The Dilemma of Difference and the Tyranny of Low Expectations, Spectrum: A Collection of Essays by Carlow University Faculty, Carlow University Press.

Barkon, B (2005) Positive Behavior Support: Implementation to encourage school success for individuals with disabilities. The Learning Consultant Journal, 21

Barkon, B. (2002) Children with Cancer: Medical Issues that Impact Education, The Learning Consultant Journal, 20, 48-56.

Hannigan, D. and Barkon B. (2001) Essential functions of teachers in special education classrooms: Results of a survey. The Learning Consultant Journal, 19, 31-40

Barkon, B. (2001) Universal Design for Learning: A paradigm shift for second-generation- inclusion. The Learning Consultant Journal, 19, 42-53.

Barkon, B and Hannigan, D. (Fall, 2000) Special Educators with Learning Disabilities: Personal Characteristics. The Learning Consultant Journal, 18, 71-78.

Barkon, B. (Fall, 1999) Reflections and Introspection: The Role of Personal History in Success at College.
The Learning Consultant Journal, 17, 23-28.

Barkon, B. (1998) Making Intelligent Decisions: What Learning Consultant need to know to assist college-able learning disabled student. The Learning Consultant Journal , 16, 27-32.

Barkon, B. (1997) Book reviews for Advocacy. Advocacy Update. Publication of the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children.

Barkon, B. (1996) Identification and Eligibility Decisions as Advocacy Issues in Gifted Education. Advocacy Newsletter, Newsletter of the New Jersey association for Gifted Children.

Barkon, B. (1996) Program Options as an Advocacy Issue in Gifted Education. Advocacy Newsletter, Newsletter of the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children.

Barkon, B. and Juncker, J. (April, 1995) The Reflective Urban Practitioner Model: A Model for Education Programs at Jersey City State College. Academic Forum

Barkon, Beverly (1994) Book Blurbs, Promise, Newsletter of the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children. 1:7.

Barkon, Beverly (1994) Advocacy Update, Promise, Newsletter of the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children. 1:7.

Barkon, Beverly (1993) Gifted Learning Disabled Students: A Contradiction in Terms. The Academic Forum (1:2) 5-6, 14.

Barkon, Beverly (1990) Recognizing the Learning Disabled/Gifted. California Association for Gifted Children, Communicator, November, 1989.

Professional Interests: Learning disabilities, exceptional children, inclusion, and learning needs of survivors of pediatric brain tumors.