- Senior Research Associate
Sheryl Lazarus, Ph.D., is the Director of the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). In this position she addresses special education policy issues related to the inclusion of students with disabilities, English learners (ELs), and ELs with disabilities in assessments. She is also the Director of TIES Center, which is the national technical assistance center on inclusive policies and practices for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Dr. Lazarus holds a Minnesota K-12 principal's license. Her research and technical assistance priorities include: student participation, inclusive education, accessibility and accommodations, alternate assessments, and formative assessment. She has published extensively, including papers in peer-reviewed journals in both the fields of education and economics.