Derek K Nord PhD
- Research Associate
Derek is a Research Associate at ICI and is currently the Principle Investigator of a study evaluating outcome measurements used to gauge community living domains in intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) services. He is also Co-Principal Investigator on two longitudinal intervention studies related to employment, day training, and residential services for people with IDD. He also has an extensive history evaluating IDD services. Derek has considerable experience managing and analyzing small and large datasets (over 200,000 cases) in his work. Derek serves on a variety of state, regional, and national IDD related councils and coalitions. He on the board of directors of national and Minnesota APSE: The Employment Network. Derek has authored numerous articles and technical briefs related to research and disability services. He also has a proven record in presenting findings nationally and locally. Derek earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development with a focus on Evaluation Studies and a minor and advanced training in quantitative methods.