Organizational Partners

CPED logoThe Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

CPED is a consortium of over 80 colleges and schools of education across the U.S. and in Canada and New Zealand. These higher education institutions have committed to “undertake a critical examination of the doctorate in education (EdD),” with a goal of making this advanced preparation for the education field more rigorous, well-defined, and designed to make an impact on educational practice. Click on their logo at left for more.

CTLT-logo-final-300x124The Center for Transforming Teaching & Learning

CTLT in the School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver works with educators around the state of Colorado and across the U.S. “to catalyze and co-create the transformation of learning environments through the use of assessment so that all are engaged in learning and empowered to positively contribute in a global society.  Click on their logo for more.


In addition to the above, we have grant-funded projects in progress, projects under consideration for funding, and projects in development with the following:

  • Adams 14 Public Schools
  • Adams 50 Public Schools
  • APA Consulting
  • Bank Street College, New York NY
  • Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate
  • Center for Transforming Teaching & Learning, SEHD / UCD
  • Colorado teacher preparation programs (university and alternative routes across the state)
  • Denver Public Schools
  • Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Marzano Research Laboratory
  • Seattle University, WA
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Denver
  • University of Missouri St. Louis, MO
  • Wright State University, Dayton OH

Advisory Board

NOTE: C-PEER’s Advisory Board is a group of individuals with experience in and commitment to linking research and practice in education. Board members’ organizational affiliations are listed as context for their expertise only, and do not represent endorsement by the organization.

  • Norm Alerta, Director of Assessment and Evaluation, Cherry Creek School District
  • Elliott Asp, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Colorado Department of Education
  • Ron Cabrera, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services & Equity, Boulder Valley School District
  • Diedra Garcia, President & CEO, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Darcy Hutchins, Family Partnership Director, Improvement Planning Unit, Colorado Department of Education
  • Antwan Jefferson, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver
  • Carole Jennings, P-20 Pathway Director, Aurora Public School District
  • Dan Jorgensen, Accountability and Research Manager, Colorado Department of Education
  • Kristin Klopfenstein, Executive Director, Education Innovation Institute, University of Northern Colorado
  • Nita McAuliffe, Executive Director, San Luis Valley BOCES
  • Robert Mitchell, Academic Policy Officer for Educator Preparation, Colorado Department of Higher Education
  • Janna Oakes, Dean, School of Education, College for Professional Studies, Regis University
  • Troy Rivera, English Teacher, University Schools, Greeley CO, Colorado Education Association
  • Diana Romero Campbell, Director, School Readiness, Mile High United Way
  • Nicole Russell, Assistant Professor, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver
  • Michelle Shedro, Education Director, Think 360 Arts Complete Education
  • Elizabeth Tarbutton, Math/Science Teacher, Brighton 27J School District, Colorado Education Association
  • Jennie Whitcomb, Associate Dean for Teacher Education, University of Colorado Boulder