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									                             David R. Parker, Ph.D.
  Director, University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities (UPLD)
       Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Educational Psychology
                               University of Connecticut
                               Neag School of Education
                             003 Gentry Building, Unit 2064
                                Storrs, CT 06269-2064
                                    (860) 486-0178
                               David.Parker@uconn.edu
                                 www.upld.uconn.edu

Education

Ph.D.        Special Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs (August 2004)
              Dissertation: Voices Of Self-Determined College Students With ADHD:
              Undergraduates’ Perceptions Of Factors That Influence Their Academic
              Success

M.S.         Counseling, Indiana University, Bloomington (August 1992)

B.S.         Special Education, Indiana University, Bloomington (May 1983)

Professional Experience

2004 –       Director, University Program for College Students with Learning
Present      Disabilities (UPLD); Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of
             Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education, University of
             Connecticut, Storrs, CT
             Responsibilities: Determine eligibility and accommodations for UConn
             students with documented learning disabilities; hire, train, and supervise
             staff of graduate students who provide direct services (strategies
             instruction, self-advocacy training) to students; provide technical
             assistance to university administrators, faculty, and staff; manage budget
             and ongoing data-based program evaluation; teach undergraduate Special
             Education course; serve on university committees.

2002 –       Professional Development Center (PDC) Coordinator, Neag
2004         School of Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
             Responsibilities: Coordinated school placements of undergraduates and
             graduate student interns, supervised student teachers, provided technical
             support to classroom teachers/principals.

2002 –       Instructor, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut,
2004         Storrs, CT - Courses taught:
                    EPSY 308 - Instruction for Students with Special Needs in the
                          Mainstream (graduate course)
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                    EPSY 213 - Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions for
                         Students with Disabilities (undergraduate course)
                    EGEN 294 - Student as Learner (junior seminar)
                    EGEN 296 - Student as Professional (senior seminar)
                    EGEN 297 - Analysis of Teaching (student teaching seminar)

2002 –       Research Assistant, Universal Design for Instruction Project (UDI),
2003         Demonstration Project to Ensure Students with Disabilities Receive a
             Quality Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
             Responsibilities: Conducted focus group research, lead author of
             technical report, created case study template and wrote case studies
             about faculty’s use of UDI principles, reviewed faculty submissions
             (examples of UDI) to www.FacultyWare.uconn.edu website.

2001 –       Learning Specialist, University Program for Students with Learning
2002         Disabilities (UPLD), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
             Responsibilities: Assisted students in developing self-advocacy
             skills, provided instruction in learning strategies, coordinated students’
             use of accommodations.

1992 –       Assistant Director, Learning Disabilities Services, University of
2001         North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
             Responsibilities: Assisted professional staff in developing national model
             of ADHD college coaching, trained and supervised LD/ADHD specialists
             and graduate student Learning Specialists, provided strategies instruction
             and coaching services to undergraduate and graduate students,
             conducted professional development workshops for faculty,
             co-authored University’s documentation guidelines for LD and ADHD,
             developed staff training manual and wrote website content.

1990 –       Private School Director, Bloomington dePaul School, Bloomington, IN
1992         Responsibilities: Provided administrative and educational leadership to
             private school for students with dyslexia, hired and trained faculty,
             conducted parent training/community awareness, mentored Indiana
             University special education students during field placements at school.

1989 –       Teacher, Bloomington dePaul School, Bloomington, IN
1990         Responsibilities: Taught language arts and math to students with dyslexia
             (grades 1 – 8), taught learning strategies to high school
             students with LD in evenings, co-facilitated parent support groups.

1987 –       Co-Coordinator, The Overseas Student Teaching Project, Indiana
1989         University School of Education, Bloomington, IN
             Responsibilities: Prepared undergraduate Education majors to
             live/student teach abroad, taught seminars on comparative educational
             systems and cultures, conducted overseas supervision trip, supervised
             student teachers in their Indiana school placements.
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1987 –        Adjunct Faculty, Department of Special Education, Indiana
1989          University, Bloomington, IN
              Responsibilities: Redesigned syllabus and twice taught required
              undergraduate course on reading and mathematics
              assessment/prescriptive teaching techniques.

1985 –        Curriculum Development/Strategic Instruction, The dePaul
1987          School, Louisville, KY
              Responsibilities: Created learning strategies curriculum for middle school
              students with learning disabilities, taught weekend learning strategies
              course for high school students.

1983 –        Special Education Teacher, Franklin Community High School,
1985          Franklin, IN
              Responsibilities: Taught students (grades 9-12) with mild to moderate
              disabilities, created and implemented annual IEPs, served as department
              chairperson, formed district-wide curriculum committee to create new
              courses, cooperating teacher for Indiana University student teacher.

Related Professional Activities

Editorial Board Member:
      Career Development for Exceptional Individuals (Council for Exceptional
      Children), 2005
      Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability (Association on Higher
      Education and Disability), 2003 – present

Disability Consultant, Educational Testing Services (ETS); 1998 – present

Consultant, study abroad opportunities for students with disabilities, Institute for
     the International Education of Students (IES); 2000 – present

Member/Facilitator, National Summit on Transition Documentation; 2004 - present

Special Education Faculty Search Committee, graduate student
      representative, University of Connecticut; 2002 – 2003

Co-Chair, LD – ADHD Special Interest Group, Association on Higher
     Education and Disability (AHEAD); 1997 – 1999

Founding Board member, Association’s Newsletter Editor, North Carolina
     AHEAD; 1995 – 1997

Task Force member on LD/ADHD Documentation Guidelines; University of
      North Carolina system; 1995 – 1996
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Awards

2004 Honorable Mention, Journal of Developmental Education Outstanding Article
2003 Recipient, Vivienne Litt Memorial Scholarship, University of Connecticut,
      Storrs
2003-2004 Finalist, Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, University of
      Connecticut, Storrs
2001 Recipient, Learning Disabilities Services Director’s Award, University of
      North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Publications
                            Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Embry, P.B., Parker, D.R., McGuire, J.M., & Scott, S.S. (2005). Postsecondary
     disability service providers’ perceptions about implementing Universal Design for
     Instruction. Journal on Postsecondary Education and Disability, 18, 34-48.

Parker, D.R., Shaw, S.F., & McGuire, J.M. (2003). Program evaluation for
      postsecondary disability services. Journal of Developmental Education,
      27, 2-10.

Parker, D.R., & Benedict, K.B. (2002). Assessment and intervention: Promoting
      successful transitions for college students with ADHD. Assessment
      for Effective Intervention, 27, 3-24.

                                     Book Chapters:

Goodin, S.G., Parker, D.R., Shaw, S., & McGuire, J.M. (2004). Program evaluation
      of postsecondary student services: From theory to practice. Waltham, MA:
      Association on Higher Education and Disability.

Byron, J., & Parker, D.R. (2002). College students with ADHD: New challenges
      and directions. In L.C. Brinckerhoff, J.M. McGuire, & S.F. Shaw (Eds.),
      Postsecondary education and transition for students with learning
      disabilities, (2nd edition). Austin, TX: PRO-ED.

Parker, D.R., & Byron, J. (1998). Differences between college students with LD
      and AD/HD: Practical implications for service providers. In P. Quinn & A.
      McCormick (Eds.), Re-thinking AD/HD: A guide for fostering success in
      students with AD/HD at the college level. Bethesda, MD: Advantage Books.

                                    Technical Reports:

Parker, D.R., Embry, P.B., Scott, S.S., & McGuire, J.M. (2003). Disability service
      providers’ perceptions about implementing Universal Design for Instruction
      (UDI) on college campuses (Tech. Rep. No. 03). Center on
      Postsecondary Education and Disability, University of Connecticut.
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                                     Book Reviews:

Parker, D.R. (2002). Book review column. [Review of the book, Dyslexia &
      effective learning in secondary & tertiary education]. Journal of
      Postsecondary Education and Disability, 16, 50-52.

                                 Related Publications:

Parker, D.R. (Aug./Sept. 1998). Campuses report trends in college students with
      ADHD. ALERT, 22, 42-44.

Parker, D.R. (April 1998). Service provision options for students with ADHD.
      ALERT, 22, 24-27.

Selected Presentations

Shaw, S.F. & Parker, D.R. (2005, July). The changing face of transition assessment
      and postsecondary disability documentation. Presented at the Association on
      Higher Education and Disability Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Parker, D.R. (2005, June). Co-active coaching: A model for promoting self-
      determination. Presented at the 2nd Annual Wayne State Summer Institute on
      Self-Determination, Troy, MI.

Boutelle, K. & Parker, D.R. (2005, June). Coaching, self-determination, and
       institutional support. Presented at the 17th Annual Postsecondary Disability
       Training Institute, Portland, ME.

Parker, D.R. (2005, May). A Whole New World: Making the Transition to College and
      Beyond (Student Panel). Presented at the Adult Training and Development
      Network’s 13th Annual Conference on Serving Youths & Adults with Learning
      Disabilities, Farmington, CT.

Parker, D.R. & Hughes, C. (2005, May). Summary of Performance: A Piece of the
      Puzzle. Presented at Educational Testing Services, Princeton, NJ.

Parker, D.R. (2005, March). Assessment and Intervention: Recent Trends in
      Postsecondary Practices for U.S. Students with ADHD. Presented at Shinsho
      University, Nagano, Japan.

Parker, D.R. (2005, March). College Students with LD/ADHD – Successful Strategies
      for Study Abroad. Presented to the Tokyo Center Staff of the Institute for the
      International Education of Students (IES), Tokyo, Japan.

Shaw, S.F. & Parker, D.R. (2005, March). Transition Assessment for Postsecondary
      Education. Presented at the Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, HI.
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Parker, D.R., Sarver, M., & Shaw, S. (2004, July). Framing Your Postsecondary
      Practices Around Self-Determination. Presented at the 26th Annual Conference,
      Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), Miami, FL.

Parker, D.R. (2004, July). Co-Active Coaching: A New Model for Promoting Self-
      Determination in Adolescents and Adults with Disabilities. Presented at the
      Wayne State Summer Institute on Self-Determination, Chelsea, MI.

Parker, D.R. (2004, June). Voices of Self-Determined University Students with ADHD:
      Implications for Postsecondary Practices. Presented at the 16th Annual
      Postsecondary Disability Training Institute, Mt. Snow, VT.

Shaw, S.F. & Parker, D.R. (2003, October). Planning for Effective Transition to
      Postsecondary Education. Presented at the Division on Career
      Development and Transition (DCDT) Conference, Roanoke, VA.

Parker, D.R. (2003, October). Effective Programming for College Students with
      ADHD. Presented to Connecticut AHEAD, Hartford, CT.

Parker, D.R. (2003, October). Brilliant Minds, Bright Futures: College Options
      and Other Avenues to Success for Young Adults with Learning
      Disabilities. Presented at the Annual Meeting, Bloomington dePaul School,
      Bloomington, IN.

Embry, P.B., Parker, D.R., Scott, S.S., & McGuire, J.M. (2003, July). Learning
     from the Experts: Service Providers’ Views on Universal Design for
     Instruction. Presented at the 25th Annual Conference, Association on
     Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), Dallas, TX.

Parker, D.R. (2003, June). Study Abroad for Students with LD/ADHD:
      Promoting Successful Transitions for All IES Students. Presented at the
      Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Triennial Staff
      Development Program, Chicago, IL.

Parker, D.R., Field, S., & Hoffman, A. (2003, June). College Coaching: Tools
      that Foster Self-Determination. Presented at the Pennsylvania State
      Department of Education Transition Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Parker, D.R. (2003, May). Individualizing Services for Youth and Adults with
      ADHD: Strategies that Make a Difference. Presented at the Adult
      Training and Development Network’s 11th Annual Conference on Adults
      and Youth with Learning Disabilities, Farmington, CT.

Parker, D.R., Embry, P.B., Scott, S.S., & McGuire, J.M. (2003, April). Disability
      Service Providers’ Perceptions about Implementing Universal Design for
      Instruction (UDI) on College Campuses. Poster session, Neag School of
      Education Research Day, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
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Byron, J. & Parker, D.R. (2002, June). Coaching College Students with ADHD
      and LD: Practices that Promote Self-Determination. Presented at the
      14th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Burlington, VT.

Parker, D.R. (2002, May). Classrooms and Careers: Providing Effective
      Assistance to Adults with ADHD. Presented at the Adult Training and
      Development Network’s 10th Annual Conference on Adults with Learning
      Disabilities, Farmington, CT.

Byron, J. & Parker, D.R. (2002, June). Who Ya Gonna Call? ADD Coaching in
      a College Setting. Presented at the 13th Annual Postsecondary LD
      Training Institute (University of Connecticut), 2001, Portland, ME.

Byron, J., & Parker, D.R. (2000, April). College Students with ADHD: Issues and
      Interventions. Presented at the Middlesex County College/New Jersey
      AHEAD workshop, Edison, NJ.

Parker, D.R. (2000, June). Promoting Successful Study Abroad Experiences for
      Students with Disabilities. Presented at the Institute for the International
      Education of Students (IES) Triennial Staff Development Program, Milan, Italy.

Byron, J. & Parker, D.R. (1999, April). Promoting Postsecondary Success for
      Students with ADHD. Presented at the International Dyslexia Association
      (NC Branch) State Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Byron, J. & Parker, D.R. (1999, June). Get On The Bus: College Programming
      for College Students with ADHD. Presented at the 11th Annual
      Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Burlington, VT.

Byron, J. Parker, D.R., & Maitland, T. (1998, July). Get On The Bus: Providing
      Services to College Students with ADHD. Presented at the 21st Annual
      Conference, Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), Las
      Vegas, NV.

Parker, D.R. (1997, September). Understanding and Responding to College
      Students with LD and ADHD. Presented at St. Leo College, St. Leo, FL.

Parker, D.R. (1997, July). Disability 101 (Orientation to LD/ADHD Issues for New
      Professionals). Presented at the 20th Annual Conference, Association on
      Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), Boston, MA.

Memberships

American Evaluation Association (AEA)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
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Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
             Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders
             Division for Learning Disabilities
             Teacher Education Division
             Division on Career Development and Transition

References furnished upon request.

								
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