Meet Our Program Graduates
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Who are CPED-influenced program graduates?

Institutions affiliated with CPED have redesigned their programs to meet the needs of scholarly practitioners. Read what graduates have to say about their decision to pursue an EdD, their experiences in their programs, and their future aspirations.


Haley LeeAnn Beyer, Educational Diagnostician
University of Houston

Amber Decker, Director of Grants and Contracts
University of Kentucky

Heather Harydzak, Special Education Teacher & High School Coach
University of Houston


Mary Therese Perez Hattori, Outreach Director, Center for Pacific Island Studies
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
*CPED Dissertation in Practice Award Winner 2015

Janet L. Larson, Curriculum and Instruction Specialist
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Audrey Lingley, Clinical Teacher Education Faculty
Portland State University


Lise McCoy, Assistant Director, Faculty Development School of Medicine
Arizona State University



Anna P. Nolin, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching, Learning and Innovation
Boston College

Ryan Palmer, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Director of Curriculum Evaluation and Development
Portland State University
*CPED Dissertation in Practice Award Winner 2014

Ross J. Van Boven, 6th and 7th Grade Learning Community Leader
University of Florida


Olcay Yavuz, Director, K-12 School Counseling Services
Rutgers University

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