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McMaster presents at National Special Education Congress in Turkey

Kristen McMaster Kristen McMaster, associate professor in Educational Psychology, recently gave a plenary talk at the 22nd National Special Education Congress at Karadeniz Technical University in Trabzon, Turkey. Her talk, "Assessment for Instructional Decision-Making: Curriculum-Based Measurement," provided an overview of the work on CBM initiated by Professor Emeritus Stanley Deno at the U of M, described how CBM can be used for data-based individualized instruction, and highlighted McMaster's recent work on CBM in writing.

Along with her colleague, Dr. Stephanie Al Otaiba from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, McMaster spoke with special education faculty and students about current special education practices in the US and Turkey, and toured two schools in Trabzon.

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