Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (2002), Specialization in School Psychology Concentration in Bilingual School Psychology, Graduate School and University Center, CUNY
Dissertation: Acculturation and Risky Health Behaviors in Immigrant Adolescent Girls from the Former Soviet Union
Mentors: Dr. Marian C. Fish and Dr. Tracy A. Revenson
Dr. Jeltova teaches the following courses: (coming soon)
Doctoral Dissertations of Students Dr. Jeltova Has Supervised
Dr. Jeltova has chaired dissertations for the following students:
Honors and Awards
2005 Young Scholar, School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference, Society for Study of School Psychology, Washington, DC.
1998-2001 Graduate Student Teaching Fellowship, Graduate School and University Center, CUNY.
1999 Professional Staff Congress, City University of New York, Tuition Award
1994 First Award on Annual Conference of Young Psychologists, Ryazan, Russia
1993-1994 Student representative to the Psychology Department Science Council, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
2007-present Assistant Professor, School Psychology, PhD Program in Educational Psychology, City University of New York, The Graduate Center
2003-2007 Assistant Professor, School Psychology, School of Psychology, School Psychology PsyD Program, Fairleigh Dickenson University
2002-2003 Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services, City University of New York, Queens College
1999-2001 Adjunct Instructor, Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services, City University of New York, Queens College
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
AERA-SIG Basic Research in Reading
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA Division 15 Educational Psychology
American Psychological Society
National Association of School Psychologists
1. Jeltova, Lukin, K., & I. Grigorenko, E.L. (2007). We Can Still Do This, or Can We?The Russian System of Educating and Promoting Talent in Math and Science In Kurt A. Heller (Ed.). Identifying and Nurturing the Gifted: International perspectives.
2. Jeltova, A. Birney, D., Fredine, N., Sternberg, R. J. & Grigorenko, E.L. (2007). Dynamic assessment as a process-oriented assessment in educational settings. Advances in Speech-Language Pathology, 9:4, 45-58.
3. Sternberg, R. J., Grigorenko, E. L., Birney, D. P., Fredine, N., Jarvin, L., & Jeltova, I. (2007). Dynamic instruction for and assessment of developing expertise in four ethnic groups (RM07226). Storrs, CT: The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, University of Connecticut.
4. Jeltova, I., Fish, M.C., & Revenson, T.A. (2005). Acculturation and Risky Sexual Behavior in Immigrant Adolescent Girls from the Former Soviet Union. Journal of School Psychology, 43, 3-22.
5. Jeltova, I. & Fish, M.C. (2005). Creating school environments responsive to gay and lesbianparents: Challenges in consultation. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation.
6. Jeltova, I. & Grigorenko, E. L. (2005). Systemic approaches to giftedness:Contributions of Russian Psychology. In R. J. Sternberg & J. Davidson (Eds.), Conceptions of Giftedness. UK: Cambridge University Press.
7. Jeltova, I. & Gatanov, Yu. (2005). Families-schools-communities partnerships inRussia: Traditions and innovations. In D. B. Hiatt-Michael (Ed.), Family-School-Community Partnership: Promising practices for family involvement across continents. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
8. Revenson, T. A. & Jeltova, I. (2004). Women’s health. In A. J. Christensen, R. Martin, & J. M. Smyth (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Psychology. New York, NY: Kluwer.
9. Jeltova, I. (2004). Book review. Psychological tools for Educators and Psychologists. A. Kozulin, B. Gindis, V. S. Ageyev, & S. M. Miller (Eds.) Vygotsky’s Educational Theory in Cultural Context. Journal of Educational and Cognitive Psychology, 3:3, 351-356.
10. Jeltova, I. & Fish, M.C. (2002). Book review. Christenson, S.L. & Sheridan, S.M. Schools and Families: Creating essential connections for learning. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation 13:3, 271-275.