Pete Ross

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Ross has been a faculty member at Walden University since 2011. He was trained as a school psychologist and behaviorist. While practicing school psychology, he was named as a top psychologist in both Georgia and the US. After 16 years working in school systems. Dr. Ross became a professor of education and psychology. He also maintained a private practice which concentrated on child and adolescent behavioral and personality disorders. Dr. Ross authored the BOSS classroom management and discipline program and has written extensively on this topic. The BOSS program has been used extensively by teachers in the US and international locations.

Courses Taught

EDUC 6783 - Effective Behavioral Interventions


PhD, University of Florida

MA, University of South Florida

BA, New College of Florida

Public Service

Private practice, Other - Atlanta

Awards / Honors

Rita Turner Award, Walden, 2018

Top National School Psychologist Award, , 1993


Ross, P. (2014). Becoming a BOSS Teacher: A Developmental Science Approach to Running the Classroom, 2nd edition.

Ross, P. (2015). Evidence Based Practices for BOSS Teaching.


Ross, P. (2017). Evidence-Based Practices with ASD Students. Navicent Autism Center

Ross, P. (2016). Education Initiatives with ASD Students. Navicent Autism Center