Jeisha Gleaton (Research Assistant, University of Florida)

Jeisha Gleaton Jeisha Gleaton is an educational specialist student in School Psychology at the University of Florida. Previously, Jeisha was a co-investigator for a research study working with pre-school children and their executive functioning, theory of mind, and metalinguistic awareness. Currently, Jeisha is a graduate assistant on Project SELF, a Goal 2 development grant with the National Center for Special Education, Institute of Education Sciences. SELF is a theoretically grounded intervention designed to tap self-regulatory mechanisms (collectively known as executive function) that play a role in social-emotional skill development and early literacy. The goal of SELF is to develop language and skills related to social-emotional learning for kindergarten and first grade children who have been identified as at risk for developing emotional and behavioral difficulties.