The University of Houston-Victoria
Arts and Sciences
Future Students
Current Students

Login to Blackboard

Login to UHV Email

Login to myUHV


University Calendar


Click for the Student
Problem-Solving Form

Faculty: Anitra Shelton-Quinn


Dr. Anitra Shelton-Quinn

Director of the School Psychology Program
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

M.A.., Northeast Louisiana Uni; M.S. Mississippi State University; Ph.D., Mississippi State, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Email: Click here

Phone: (361) 570-4848


Dr. Shelton-Quinn is the Director of the UHV School Psychology graduate program. Dr. Shelton-Quinn is a licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) who completed her predoctoral internship with Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. Her specialty areas include testing and measurement, consultation, community mental health outreach, and child psychopathology. Dr. Shelton-Quinn completed her doctoral Coursework at Mississippi State University. She brings more than 10 years of experience working with children, families, and the schools who serve them, to her current work including expertise in

  • Community-wide interventions
  • Child Psychopathology
  • School-based interventions
    • Select Presentations

  • Shelton-Quinn, A. (2006). Mental Health Services in a Faith Based Institution. Presented at the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) workshop, Houston, TX.
  • Shelton, A., Bowers, V., Jones, C., & Benny, N. (March 2004). An eye-opener for school psychologists: Working with culturally diverse populations. Workshop presented at the National Association of School Psychologists national conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Shelton, A. & Bowers, V. (February 2003). Increasing peer reporting of on-task Behavior via group reinforcement and public posting. Paper preseinted at Mississippi Association of Psychology in the Schools (MAPS) 2003 Jackson, MS.
    • Licensure(s)

  • Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
  • AA 213 Psychometrist (K-12)
  • Q&A

    • Q: Please describe your teaching philosophy.
    • A: My teaching philosophy is eclectic with the infusion of knowledge with hands-on-application and integration.

    Community Involvement

    • Church and Ministry -Mental Health Action Team (Harvest Time Church)
    • Elizabeth Haven (Board of Directors)
    • Texas Youth Project, Inc. (Health Committee)

    Professional Memberships

    • Texas Associaton of School Psychologists
    • National Association of School Psychologists
    • Behavior School Psychology Interest Group (BSPIG)

    Selected Publications:

    Shelton, A. (2004). Corpral punishment. In C. H. Skinner & T. S. Watson (Eds.), Comprehensive encyclopedia of school psychology.