Maria Agorastou holds an Master in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire (and is a certified Applied Behavior Analyst. She has extensive experience working in public schools in New Hampshire in applied research projects on inclusion, school llimate and drop-out prevention. Her work experience includes clinical work with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties. She is currently an advisor to the Network of Special Schools and a regular guest lecturer at schools and municipalities across Greece on the topic of behavioral management and modification. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Education at the University of New Hampshire. She is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the BSPSY and MSPSY programs.
Her research interests include teachers' development and adaptation to change, system change, action research and inclusion of Special Education students in general education systems.