- Research Associate
- Director of Global Resource Center for Inclusive Education
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; Assessments of Students with Significant Disabilities: A Russia-U.S. Partnership (UPP), funded by the Eurasia Foundation; and Finding our Voices: U.S.-India Dialogues on Democracy, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs. Dr. Tichá is a principal investigator the co-editor of The Journal of the International Association of Special Education.