NCATE - The Standard of Excellence in Teacher Preperation Special Education Teacher with students Mckee Hall at the University of Northern Colorado

Lori Y. Peterson, Ph.D.

Lori Y. PetersonAssistant Professor of Special Education

School of Special Education
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639

Office: 970 351 1376

Lori.Peterson@unco.edu


Research Interests and Specializations:

Self-Determination, Assessment of Students with Exceptionalities, Transition, Special Education Policy and Procedures, Curricular Adaptations, Postsecondary Services for Students with Exceptionalities

Education:

  • Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, 2004, Special Education
  • M.A. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1998, Special Education
  • B.A.University of Northern Colorado, 1993, Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

Selected Publications and Presentations:

  • Peterson, L.Y., Van Dycke, J. L., Roberson, R. L., & Sedaghat, J. M. (2013). Promoting student transition from entitlement services to eligibility resources. Intervention in School and Clinic, 49(2), 99-107. doi:10.1177/1053451213493173
  • Peterson, L.Y., Burden, J. P., Sedaghat, J. M., Gothberg, J. E., Kohler, P. D., & Coyle, J. L. (2013). Triangulated transition goals: Developing relevant and genuine annual goals. Teaching Exceptional Children, 45(6),46-57.
  • Gothberg, J., Applegate, B. Reeves, P. Kohler, P., Thurston, L., & Peterson, L. (2013). Is the medium really the message? A comparison of face-to-face, telephone, and internet focus group venues. Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 7(3), 108-127.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Sedaghat, J. M., (2013, January). A Continuum of self-determination Instruction: Initial Implementation. Council for Exceptional Children 2013 Annual Convention and Expo, San Antonio, TX.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Sedaghat, J. M., (2013, January). Implementing self-determination instruction across 6-12 grades. Courage to Risk, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Peterson, L. Y., Sedaghat, J. M., & Burden, J. P. (2012, May). Developing self-determination: A secondary continuum. National Capacity Building Institute, Charlotte, NC.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Van Dycke, J. L. (2011, October). RiT: Resources in Transition: A tiered model of web-based transition resources. Division on Career Development and Transition 16th International Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Gothberg, J. E. (2011, October). Self-Determination instruction in a world of academic requirements. Division on Career Development and Transition 16th International Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (2011, October). Conceptualizing disability disclosure. Division on Career Development and Transition 16th International Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Martin, J. E., Peterson, L. Y. & Goff, C. D. (2007). How to increase self-determination at school and work. In D. E. Mithaug, D. K., Mithaug, M. Agran, J. E. Martin, & M. L. Wehmeyer (Eds.), Self-instruction pedagogy: How to teach self-determined learning. Springfield, IL: Charles Thomas, Publishers.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., Peterson, L. Y., & Walden, R. J. (2003). Transition of students with disabilities from high school to post-secondary education. In C. Kochhar-Bryant & D. Bassett (Eds.), Aligning transition and standards-based educational reform. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.