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Gerald Tindal

Castle-McIntosh-Knight Professor of Education
College of Education
Phone: 541-346-3535
Office: 275 Lokey Education Bldg


**Professor Tindal is retired and not accepting graduate students.**

Gerald Tindal, PhD, is currently 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 alternate assessments, integrating students with disabilities in general education classrooms, curriculum-based measurement for screening students at risk, monitoring student progress, and evaluating instructional programs. Dr. Tindal conducts research on large scale testing and development of alternate assessments. This work includes investigations of 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, research design, and program evaluation.


PhD, 1982, University of Minnesota
Major: Educational Psychology
BA, 1975, University of Minnesota
Major: Psychology