Tyler Smith, Ph.D.
Faculty Affiliate

Home Miz­zou Depart­ment: 
Edu­ca­tion­al, School & Coun­sel­ing Psychology

Email: smithtyle@missouri.edu

Phone: 573–882-7890

16 Hall, Colum­bia MO

Tyler E. Smith is an Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor of School Psy­chol­o­gy in the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion­al, School, and Coun­sel­ing Psy­chol­o­gy. He earned his PhD in school psy­chol­o­gy from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Nebras­ka-Lin­coln and com­plet­ed a post­doc­tor­al fel­low­ship through the Insti­tute of Edu­ca­tion Sci­ences Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Research and Train­ing Pro­gram in the depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion­al, School & Coun­sel­ing Psy­chol­o­gy. His research pri­mar­i­ly focus­es on par­ent involve­ment in edu­ca­tion, fam­i­ly-school part­ner­ships, school con­sul­ta­tion, rur­al school men­tal health, and effec­tive school-based inter­ven­tions. Fur­ther, his method­olog­i­cal inter­ests focus on con­duct­ing meta-analy­sis and sys­tem­at­ic reviews with­in the fields of edu­ca­tion and psy­chol­o­gy. Tyler cur­rent­ly serves as the Prin­ci­pal Inves­ti­ga­tor for an IES-fund­ed Devel­op­ment and Inno­va­tion grant aimed at cre­at­ing and test­ing a train­ing cur­ricu­lum and coach­ing mod­el to sup­port teach­ers use of com­mu­ni­ca­tion and cul­tur­al­ly respon­sive skills nec­es­sary to effec­tive­ly engage all fam­i­lies in education.


  • Fam­i­ly-school partnerships
  • Par­ent involve­ment in education
  • School-based con­sul­ta­tion
  • Rur­al school men­tal health
  • Sys­tem­at­ic reviews and meta-analysis