Dr. Malmquist provides training and consultation to families, schools, and professionals to help them create learning environments and programs that meet the unique and diverse needs of all students. Her professional interests include the translation of research on learning and behavior into sustainable, effective educational practices that can be used effectively in our communities. She is a frequent speaker on topics relating to student evaluation, high stakes achievement testing, and on the creation of meaningful, alternative assessment systems for students and teachers.
Dr. Malmquist’s was an Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of the ABA Program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; the Director of Educational and Clinical Services at ASTAR Center in Seattle; and, served as the Assistant Director and Director of Student Assessment at Morningside Academy in Seattle.
She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Western Michigan University, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. She received her Doctorate in School Psychology from the University of Oregon with an emphasis in academic and behavioral assessment, instructional design, and instructional consultation. Dr. Malmquist currently serves on the Professional Advisory Board for the Academy of Precision Learning (APL), a highly respected inclusion based private school program in Seattle for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and for typically developing students.