Monica Iverson

Monica Iverson



Delzell Education Center 111C

Phone: (605) 677-5826



Worked in K-12 education for almost 20 years as a teacher and administrator. Earned master's degree in special education in 1998. Earned doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction with emphases in Special Education, Behavior Disorders, and Education Administration in May 2010 and began working in higher education in August of 2014.

Teaching Interests:

Special Education, Behavioral and Emotional Disorders, Behavior Management, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Inclusion Strategies, Transition, Family & Professional Collaboration

Research Interests:

At-risk youth, Behavioral and Emotional Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Inclusion Strategies, Mental Health & Special Education, Virtual Special Education


  • EDD, Curriculum & Insruction, University of South Dakota, 2010
  • MA, Special Education, University of South Dakota, 1998
  • BA, Elementary Education, Mount Marty College, 1995

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Teacher Certificate, South Dakota Department of Education

Awards and Honors:

  • 15 Year Employment Pin, State of South Dakota, 2016
  • Nominee - Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2016


  • Sweeney, William J., Iverson, Monica, Wiebers, Abigail C., Jorgensen, Jennifer L.. Using SAFMEDS instruction combined with Precision Teaching measurement as an alternative formative assessment approach for building content fluency in university coursework: Three years of class wide data.. Presented at the Forty-Third Annual Convention for the Association of Behavior Analysis International, Denver, Colorado. (May 27, 2017)