Sloan Smith Huckabee, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow |

Sloan Smith Huckabee is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Her dissertation was entitled Effects of Teacher Training on Preservice Teachers’ Knowledge, Beliefs, and Attitudes. Dr. Huckabee’s main research interests are concerned with improving the outcomes of children and youth with mental health disorders, particularly those transitioning from the secondary school setting to post-secondary life.

Areas of Expertise

Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders; Transition Planning; Dropout Prevention Strategies for Students with Disabilities.


Wilkins, J., & Huckabee, S. S., Mapping Literature Review of Dropout Preventions and Interventions: 2004-2011. National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities,


Hodge, J., Prince, A., & Huckabee, S. (2011, February). Writing Transition Goals for Secondary Level Disabilities. South Carolina Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Huckabee, S.S. & Mackiewicz, S.M. (November, 2013). Efficacy of a NAMI intervention on preservice teachers’ knowledge, self-efficacy, and attitudes. Teacher Education Division Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Katsiyannis, A., Prince, A.M.T., & Huckabee, S.S. (November, 2013). Graduation and Dropout Prevention strategies among states: 2005-2009 Annual Performance Reports. Division for Career Development and Transition International Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia.