Department of School Psychology
Department Chair and Director of MS Program in School Psychology and ABA Certificate Programs
Associate Professor

Jessica Glass Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D


Office: 215-871-6633
Publications and Selected Works

Dr. Jessica Glass Kendorski is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, and maintains certifications as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and School Psychologist nationally (NCSP) and in New Jersey. She is faculty advisor for PSI CHI, the national honor society in psychology.

She actively works with school districts to improve systems for all students through the reform of school and district-wide academic and behavioral policies and practices. Dr. Kendorski has led the development of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at PCOM as well as the approval of these programs by the Behavioral Analysis Certification Board (BACB).

Prior to her current position at PCOM, she was a Senior Educational Consultant at the May Institute, where she partnered with, and supported local school districts in the implementation of school and district wide Positive Behavior Support Initiatives. Additionally, she worked at the Linden’s Neurobehavioral Stabilization Program, a residential program specializing in treating children with autism and other developmental disabilities to overcome severe behavioral challenges. She also completed extensive neuropsychology training at Bancroft, where she currently serves as a member of the Rehabilitation Services Board of Trustees. Dr. Kendorski is a regular contributor and member of the Philadelphia Inquirer Health Advisory Panel on An appreciative mom of two, she is passionate about child advocacy, education, and positive parenting practices.

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Learning and Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Positive Parenting Practices
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • School Systems and Practices
  • Home and School Collaboration

Editorial Service

  • Reviewer, Journal of the Trainers of School Psychologists
  • Reviewer, Routledge: Taylor & Francis
  • Reviewer, Psychology In Schools

  • Education

    Dr. Kendorski received her PhD in School Psychology from the APA-accredited program at Temple University.

  • Courses

    • ABA 525: Behavior Change and Systems Support
    • SPSY 551: Practicum in Functional Assessment
    • SPSY 526: Single Case Experimental Design
  • Research

    Dr. Kendorski's primary research interest and expertise focus on supporting the social, emotional, and behavioral development of all children as well as those diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders in the home and school settings.

    She is also the co-founder and primary investigator of Bio Behavioral Science and Learning, a joint lab collaboration with the bio-medical science department with a focus on teaching the application of learning and behavioral principles as well as translational research across disciplines.

  • Memberships

    National Societies:
    Div. 16, American Psychological Association
    PSI CHI, International Honor Society of Psychology
    Trainers of School Psychologists
    National Association of School Psychologists

    Local Societies:
    New Jersey Association of School Psychologists Professional Development Committee
    The Pennsylvania Association of Behavior Analysis

    Board of Trustees Member, Bancroft Rehabilitation Services
    Institutional Review Board Member, Bancroft