Gerald Tindal, Director of Behavioral Research & Teaching
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Before becoming Emeritus Professor in 2019, Dr. Tindal was the Castle-McIntosh-Knight Professor in the College of Education – University of Oregon. He is the Director of Behavioral Research and Teaching (BRT). His research focuses on integrating students with disabilities in general education classrooms, curriculum-based measurement for screening students at risk of learning problems, monitoring student progress, and evaluating instructional programs.
Dr. Tindal also conducts research on large scale testing and development of alternate assessments, as well as teacher decision-making on test participation, test accommodations, and extended assessments of basic skills. He publishes and reviews articles in many special education journals and has written several book chapters and books on curriculum-based measurement and large-scale testing. He teaches courses on assessment systems, data driven decision-making, professional writing, research design, and educational program evaluation. His research and teaching form the basis for developing digital assessments: easyCBM© (serving 140,000 teachers and one million students across the U.S.), WriteRightNow©, and CBMskills®.