College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Scott Singleton - Program Coordinator

Scott Singleton, Psy.D (Southern California University for Professional Studies, 2006) has been a full-time member of the Department of Psychology at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) since 2011. Prior to his full-time appointment to UCO, he served as an adjunct professor for the School Psychology programs at UCO and Oklahoma State University. Dr. Singleton began his career as a school psychologist working for districts in Oregon, California, and Oklahoma. His final position, prior to joining the faculty at UCO, was as the Response to Intervention Coordinator for Edmond Public Schools. He also worked as a literacy interventionist in Las Vegas, and provided behavior support for Las Vegas Head Start. 

Dr. Singleton’s doctoral training is in clinical psychology, while he also received an Ed.S. in school psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Dr. Singleton has received school psychology credentials in Nevada, California, and Oklahoma. He received certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP), as well as board certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Dr. Singleton is also a licensed in the state of Oklahoma as a Behavior Analyst (#1-09-5038). His primary teaching responsibilities at UCO are in the Applied Behavior Analysis and School Psychology programs.

Dr. Singleton’s professional and research interests include Response to Intervention (RtI), positive behavior support, functional behavioral assessment, literacy intervention and the measurement of treatment outcomes.

Dr. Singleton has served as an officer are the Oklahoma School Psychological Association (OSPA), Kern Association of School Psychologists (KASP; president), and the Frazier Park Community Mental Health Advisory Committee. Dr. Singleton also served as President of OSPA in 2009, served on the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Learning Disabilities Policy and Procedures Group in 2007, and the Response to Intervention stakeholders group in 2009. Currently, he is the Clinical Director for the Good Shepherd School at Mercy and coordinator of the UCO BCBA course sequence.

Scott Singleton, BCBA-D, NCSP
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Central Oklahoma
(405) 974-5427


Dr. Erika Stevens Olinger

Dr. Erika Stevens Olinger was born and raised in Portales, New Mexico.  She received her B.S. in Psychology from Colorado State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in School Psychology from Oklahoma State University.  Dr. Olinger is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  She has worked as a school psychology practitioner at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD in Houston, Texas as well as the Putnam City and Edmond school districts in Oklahoma.  She was the Lead School Psychologist and Response to Intervention Instructional Facilitator for Edmond Public Schools and is sought for her training and consultation by school districts, school administrative teams, professional organizations, and the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Dr. Olinger is a member of several professional organizations.  She has served on the executive board (including two terms as President) for the Oklahoma Association of School Psychologists and is currently the Oklahoma Delegate for the National Association of School Psychologists.  Her research and professional interests include applied behavior analysis, academic and behavioral interventions, Response to Intervention implementation, crisis prevention and management in schools, and threat/ risk assessment.  Dr. Olinger is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the School Psychology Graduate Program at the University of Central Oklahoma.  She is also the Director of the UCO Learning and Behavior Clinic.  She resides in Edmond, Oklahoma with her husband and two children where she enjoys playing the flute, gardening, and constant reading. 

Erika Olinger, PhD, BCBA
Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Assistant Professor of Psychology
UCO Learning and Behavior Clinic Director