Published Research

Below you will find my peer reviewed research.

Journal Articles:

  • Clayback, K. A., & Hemmeter, M. L. (2021). Exclusionary discipline practices in early childhood settings: A survey of child care directors. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 55, 129–136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2020.11.002
  • Zippert, E., Clayback, K.A., & Rittle-Johnson, B. (2019). Not just IQ: Patterning predicts preschoolers’ math knowledge beyond fluid reasoning. Journal of Cognition & Development20(5), 752-771. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2019.1658587

Conference Presentations:

2021

  • Clayback, K.A., Williford, A.P., Downer, J., Turnbull, K., (2021, April). Consistency of Teacher-Child Interactions and Child Developmental Gains in Self-Regulation Across Preschool. Poster presented at the biennial Society for Research in Child Development conference.
  • Clayback, K.A.,* Silver, H.C.,*& Zinsser, K., (2021, April). A Multilevel Examination of the Role of Head Start Teachers in Ratings of Child Behavior. Poster presented at the biennial Society for Research in Child Development conference.

2020

  • Clayback, K.A., Bivona, M.A.,Hummerr, L.T., Vines, E.J., Vitiello, V.E., Matthew, K., & Williford, A.P. (2020, November).  Implementation of STREAMin3, A Comprehensive, Center-Wide Curriculum for Birth to Age 5 Classrooms. Poster presented at the biennial National Research Conference on Early Childhood conference in Arlington, Virginia [Presented virtually due to COVID-19]. Access Link
  • Clayback, K.A., Bivona, M.A.,Vitiello, V.E., & Williford, A.P. (2020, November). Links between Teacher Stress, Program Climate, and Implementation Fidelity of a Birth through Five Comprehensive Curriculum Model. Poster presented at the biennial National Research Conference on Early Childhood conference in Arlington, Virginia [Presented virtually due to COVID-19]. Access Link
  • Clayback, K.A., &Hemmeter, M.L.(2020, November). Using GIS Mapping to Examine Inequities in Discipline in Early Childhood Education. Poster presented at the biennial National Research Conference on Early Childhood conference in Arlington, Virginia [Presented virtually due to COVID-19]. Access Link
  • Clayback, K.A.,* Silver, H.C.,*& Zinsser, K., (2020, April). A Multilevel Examination of the Role of Head Start Teachers in Ratings of Child Behavior. Roundtable accepted for presentation at the annual American Educational Research Association conference in San Francisco, California http://tinyurl.com/vlsntms [cancelled due to COVID-19].
  • Clayback, K.A., Bivona, M.A., Hummer, L., Vines, E., Vitiello, V.E., & Williford, A.P. (2020, March). Identifying Teacher Beliefs and Experiences Associated with Curriculum Implementation Fidelity in Early Childhood Education. Paper accepted for presentation at the Curry Research Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia [cancelled due to COVID-19].

2019

  • Clayback, K.A.. (2019, April). The Role of Teacher Stress in Predicting Classroom Practices. Poster presented at the annual Midwestern Psychological Association conference in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Silver, H.C.,* Clayback, K.A.,* & Zinsser, K., (2019, April). The Role of Teacher Characteristics in the Agreement of Ratings of Child Behavior in Head Start. Paper presented at the annual Midwestern Psychological Association conference in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Clayback, K.A., Green, H., Morley, K., & Garber, J. (2019, March). Theory of Mind Moderated the Relation between Social Competence and Depression in Children. Poster presented at the biennial Society for Research in Child Development conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Zippert, E., Clayback, K.A., & Rittle-Johnson, B. (2019, March). More Than Numeracy, Patterning Predicts Early Mathematics. Paper symposium presented at the biennial Society for Research in Child Development conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Green, H., Clayback, K.A., Morley, K., & Garber, J. (2019, March). Relations Among Children’s Depressive Symptoms, Social Competence, and Theory of Mind. Poster presented at the biennial Society for Research in Child Development conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Nestor, B., Sutherland, S., Korelitz, K., Green, H., Clayback, K.A., Morley, K., & Garber, J. (2019, March). Moderators of Parent-Child Agreement: Measuring Parenting Behaviors. Poster presented at the biennial Society for Research in Child Development conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

2018

  • Zippert, E., Clayback, K., & Rittle-Johnson, B. (2018, June). More Than Just IQ: Exploring the Link Between Patterning and Individual Math Skills. Poster presented at the biennial National Research Conference on Early Childhood conference in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Clayback, K. (2018, May). Predicting Early Childhood Educator Stress: Teacher- and Classroom- Level Variables. Poster presented at the annual Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco, California.

2017 and Prior

  • Clayback, K., Fuhs, M., Thomeer, M., & McDonald, C. (2017, April). Executive functioning skills (EF) in preschoolers with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) compared to typically developing (TD) peers. Poster presented at the annual Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Clayback, K. (2017, April). Honors Thesis: Executive functioning skills (EF) in preschoolers with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) compared to typically developing (TD) peers. Poster presented at the annual Bro. Joseph W. Stander Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Clayback, K. (2017, March). Honors Thesis Defense: Executive functioning skills (EF) in preschoolers with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) compared to typically developing (TD) peers. Oral presentation at the annual Honors Students Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Clayback, K., & Fuhs, M. (2015, October). Associations between executive functioning skills and spontaneous focusing on number in preschoolers. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Clayback, K. (2015, April). The relationship between executive functioning skills (EF) and spontaneous focusing on numerosity (SFON) in preschoolers. Poster presented at the annual Bro. Joseph W. Stander Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Clayback, K., Brunswick, J., Hackl, C., Finan, J., & Schimeck, M. (2015, April). The effect of maternal executive functioning on child executive functioning of preschoolers growing up in poverty. Poster presented at the annual Bro. Joseph W. Stander Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications: