Robert J. Kubick Jr. (Ph.D., NCSP, SP527) is the school psychologist for Jennings Community Learning Center, Bettes Elementary School, Akron Alternative Academy and Akron Opportunity Center. Dr. Kubick received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology (B.S.) from Syracuse University, his Master's Degree in School Psychology (M.S. Ed.) from The University of Akron and his Doctorate in School Psychology (Ph.D.) from Kent State University. He holds dual licensure as a school psychologist from the Ohio Department of Education and the State Board of Psychology, as well as being credentialed as a nationally certified school psychologist through the National Association of School Psychologists.
Dr. Kubick previously served as president of the Ohio School Psychologists Association (2006-07) and the Kent-Akron Association of School Psychologists (2005-06). He has been the editor of The Ohio School Psychologist since 2007 and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for School Psychology Review. Dr. Kubick has written numerous book chapters (e.g., for Best Practices in School Psychology), journal articles and other scholarly pieces on topics such as behavioral assessment and intervention, special education and school law, wellness promotion, and alternative schooling options. He serves as Temporary Assistant Professor for the School Psychology Program at Kent State University and has been a featured presenter to early career professionals at the annual conference and convention of the National Association of School Psychologists since 2000. He has involved himself in private practice work for more than ten years. For the school year 2010-11, the Ohio School Psychologists Association recognized Dr. Kubick as the Ohio School Psychologist of the Year.