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W. Alan Coulter, PhD.,

is the Director of Educational Innovations for the Human Development Center and LAS*PIC, and the Principal Lead for the TIERS Group. Previously, Alan was the Director of the National Center for Special Education Accountability Monitoring (NCSEAM), the Co-Director of the Data Accountability Center, projects funded by the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs. Dr. Coulter has more than forty-four yearsexperience in education, served on the President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education, and was a member of the National Monitoring Stakeholders Group. Alan has worked directly on accountability efforts in more than 30 states. Alan was the federal court-appointed Independent Expert in the Jamie S. Settlement Agreement (Wisconsin) and held similar positions in Mattie T. (Mississippi), Emma C. (California), P. J. (Connecticut), and Angel G. (Texas). Alan is the recipient of Child Advocacy Award from the National Association of School Psychologists, a past president of the National Association of School Psychologists, and past director of the school psychology division of the Texas Psychological Association. Alan has provided continuing professional development in more than 45 states and is currently licensed as a psychologist in Louisiana.

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