• Research Fellow
Email
golds240@umn.edu
Phone
+1 612-626-1936
Address
Institute On Community Integration
Masonic Inst For The Developing Brain [map]
2025 E River Pkwy
Room 1-329Ab
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3604

Projects

Project

National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Provides national leadership in designing and building educational assessments and accountability systems that appropriately monitor educational results.

Project

National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes

Aims to increase the number of deaf individuals who are admitted to, persist in, and complete postsecondary education or training - without requiring remedial coursework. Other goals include …

Products

ELPA21 White Paper: Developing an Alternate ELPA21 for English Learners with the Most Significant Cognitive Disabilities

This White Paper was developed as part of the commitment of the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) project to the development and implementation of an alternate …

Published: August 2018

Educators' Thoughts on Making Decisions About Accessibility for All Students

This report describes the asynchronous online focus group activity of the Data Informed Accessibility - Making Optimal Needs-based Decisions (DIAMOND) project. The goal of conducting the focus …

Published: September 2018

NCEO Brief: Steps to Equitably Include Deaf Students in Assessments (#25)

Standardized tests have many uses in education. For example, they are used to document student achievement, measure progress, and determine readiness for postsecondary education or employment. …

Published: December 2021

Voices From the Field: Making State Assessment Decisions for English Language Learners With Disabilities

A report describing an activity undertaken by the Improving the Validity of Assessment Results for ELLs with Disabilities (IVARED) project, which is a consortium of the five states of Arizona,...

Published: 2013

Accommodations Toolkit: Word Prediction: Research

This fact sheet on word prediction is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on word …

Published: 8/31/2021

Accommodations Considerations in Pre-College and Postsecondary Assessments for Deaf Individuals

This presentation focused on accommodations considerations in pre-college and postsecondary assessments for deaf individuals. It was presented at the 2019 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) …

Published: 2019-01-30

Accommodations Toolkit: Scribe: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for scribe is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 2/10/2022

NCEO Brief: Participation of ELLs with Disabilities in ELP Assessments (#8)

A brief presenting information on what is known about the participation of English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities in state English language proficiency (ELP) assessments. It highlights...

Published: May 2014

NCEO Brief: State Assessment Decision-Making Processes for ELLs with Disabilities (#9)

A brief presenting information on what is known about assessment decision-making processes for English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities. It highlights information that has been collected …

Published: June 2014

Accommodations Toolkit: Braille: Research

This fact sheet on braille is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on braille as an …

Published: 8/31/2021

NCEO Brief: Exploring Alternate ELP Assessments for ELLs with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (#10)

A brief presenting information on what we know about the participation of English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities in state alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards...

Published: July 2014

Accommodations Toolkit: Recorded Oral Delivery: Research

This fact sheet on recorded oral delivery is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on …

Published: 4/5/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Manipulatives: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for manipulatives is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 2/10/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Test breaks: Research

This fact sheet on test breaks is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of …

Published: 9/30/2021

Accessible Instruction and Assessment for Students with Disabilities

This presentation, focusing on accessible instruction and assessment for students with disabilities, was presented at the 2020 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) annual conference.

Published: 2020-02-07

Accommodations Toolkit: Familiar Proctor/Test Administrator: Research

This fact sheet on familiar proctor/test administrator is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research …

Published: 9/30/2021

Planning for Successfully Including and Accommodating Your Students in Assessments

This presentation addresses how to plan successfully to include and accommodate your students in assessments. It was presented at the 2019 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) annual conference.

Published: 2019-02-02

Accommodations Toolkit: Highlighting: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for highlighting is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 4/5/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Preferential Seating: Research

This fact sheet on preferential seating is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on …

Published: 12/14/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Student Reads Aloud to Self: Research

This fact sheet on student reads aloud to self is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings…

Published: 9/30/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Human Read-Aloud: Research

This fact sheet on human read-aloud is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the …

Published: 4/5/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Recorded Oral Delivery: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for recorded oral delivery is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 4/5/2022

Student Demonstrations of their Use of Accessibility Features and Accommodations

This report presents information from a study by the Data Informed Accessibility—Making Optimal Needs-based Decisions (DIAMOND) project that examined classroom use of accessibility features and …

Published: June 2019

Accommodations Toolkit: Calculator: Research

This fact sheet on calculator is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use of a …

Published: 2/10/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Clarify/Simplify/Repeat Directions: Research

This fact sheet on  clarify/simplify/repeat directions is part of the  Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research...

Published: 12/14/2021

CCSSO Accessibility Manual: How To Select, Administer, And Evaluate Use Of Accessibility Supports For Instruction And Assessment Of All Students

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Accessibility Manual: How to Select, Administer, and Evaluate Use of Accessibility Supports for Instruction and Assessment of All Students …

Published: May 2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Extended Time: Research

This fact sheet on extended time is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use …

Published: 9/13/2021

Accessibility Planning for Postsecondary Entrance and Placement Exams for Deaf Students

Postsecondary entrance and placement tests provide critical information that shapes the trajectory of the transition from secondary to postsecondary education. Test accommodations can play an …

Published: 6/21/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Speech-to-Text: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for speech-to-text is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 2/10/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Human Read-Aloud: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for human read-aloud is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 4/5/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Noise Reduction: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for noise reduction is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 2/10/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Manipulatives: Research

This fact sheet on manipulatives is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use …

Published: 2/10/2022

NCEO Reports: Speech-Language Pathologists’ Experiences with Accessibility and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities (#430)

This report presents the findings of a study aimed to address the gap between policy and practice for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who serve students identified with a speech-language …

Published: December 2021

Related Services Providers: Important Contributors to the Accommodations Decision-Making Process (#27)

Related service providers include speech-language pathologists, audiologists, psychologists, and physical and occupational therapists who provide specialized support to students with disabilities. …

Published: December 2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Extended Time: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for extended time is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 9/13/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Noise Reduction: Research

This fact sheet on noise reduction is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use …

Published: 2/10/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Student Reads Aloud to Self: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for student reads aloud to self is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 9/30/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Clarify/Simplify/Repeat Directions: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for clarify/simplify/repeat directions is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 12/14/2021

Teachers' and Students' Experiences with Accessibility Features and Accommodations in the Classroom

This presentation, addressing teachers’ and students’ experiences with accessibility features and accommodations in the classroom, was presented at the 2021 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) …

Published: 2021-03-08

Accommodations Toolkit: Text-to-Speech (Computer-Generated Voice): Research

This fact sheet on text-to-speech is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use …

Published: 8/31/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Familiar Proctor/Test Administrator: States’ Accessibility Policies, 2020

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for familiar proctor/test administrator is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 9/30/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Speech-to-Text: Research

This fact sheet on speech-to-text is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings on the use …

Published: 2/10/2022

Accommodations Toolkit: Multiple Days: Research

This fact sheet on testing over multiple days is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). It summarizes information and research findings …

Published: 8/31/2021

Accommodations Toolkit: Preferential Seating: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for preferential seating is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 12/14/2021

Challenges Teachers Experience in Making Decisions about Accessibility Options in Instruction and Assessment

This presentation addressed challenges teachers experience in making decisions about accessibility options in instruction and assessment. It was presented at the 2019 American Education Research …

Published: 2019-04-07

Accommodations Toolkit: Calculator: States' Accessibility Policies, 2021

This summary of states’ accessibility policies for calculator is part of the Accommodations Toolkit published by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

Published: 2/10/2022

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Inclusive education
    • Academic standards
    • IEP development
    • Accommodations and supports
  • Specific life stage
    • Early childhood
    • Children
    • Adolescents and young adults
  • Culture and diversity
    • English language learners (ELLs)
    • Immigrants
  • Early education and development
    • Early childhood screening and assessment
  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accountability
    • Assessment (large-scale, alternate)
    • Assessment of individuals
    • English Learners with Disabilities
    • Accessibility & Accommodations
    • Assessment Participation
    • English Learners
    • Standards-based IEPs
    • Students with Disabilities

Activities

  • Research
  • Technical assistance
  • Dissemination