- Research Associate
Renáta Tichá, Ph.D, has received a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Minnesota in Educational Psychology, with an emphasis in special education programs. She works as a Research Associate at the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota. She has extensive experience in the development and implementation of assessment and intervention materials for children, youth, and adults with different types of disabilities. She also conducts research, training, and technical assistance in this area. Dr. Tichá is a co-Principal Investigator on three international projects involving children and youth with and without disabilities: the Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative, funded by the United States-India Educational Foundation; the American Youth Leadership Program with Costa Rica, funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State; and the Internationalized Triangles with Russian Federation, funded by the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Tichá is the editor Annuntiatus, a newsletter of the International Association of Special Education, and a consulting editor of the Journal of the International Association of Special Education.