• Education Program Specialist
+1 612-624-8561
Inst on Community Integration
Room 201 PtH [map]
150 Pillsbury Dr SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Darrell Peterson, Ph. D., is an Educational Program Specialist involved with several projects at the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). His focus is the development and implementation of professional development on topics related to the inclusion of students with disabilities, ELs, and ELs with disabilities in assessments and instruction, primarily in the form of online training modules for parents and educators. Darrell has over 20 years of professional experience designing and developing professional development for online delivery. His primary area of interest is in the use of instructional technology to enhance the educational achievement of individuals with disabilities. Dr. Peterson holds a PhD in Learning Technologies from the University of Minnesota.

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National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

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


Data Informed Accessibility - Making Optimal Needs-based Decisions (DIAMOND)

Intends to improve the validity of assessment results and interpretations for students with documented needs by developing guidelines for making informed decisions about accessibility features and…


TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Creates sustainable changes in school and district educational systems so that students with significant cognitive disabilities can fully engage in the same instructional and non-instructional…


Improving Instruction for English Learners Through Improved Accessibility Decisions

Develops two professional development modules on accessibility and accommodations decision making for instruction and assessment for English learners. One module is for educators and the other is…