Martha Thurlow headshot

Martha Thurlow, Ph.D. is Director of the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO), and serves in an advisory role for TIES Center. As NCEO Director, she addresses the implications of contemporary U.S. policy and practice for students with disabilities and English Learners, including national and statewide assessment policies and practices, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements. Her areas of focus include the development and implementation of policies and practices that include all students, including students with significant cognitive disabilities. As advisor to TIES Center, she contributes to all aspects of the project, including its knowledge development efforts and its technical assistance work with states.