Areas of Expertise
Universal design for learning, teacher evaluation, inclusion/unified systems, implementation science, collaboration, program evaluation.
Before joining the university, Sandi Cole spent 22 years as a public school teacher and administrator at both the elementary and secondary levels, and she has conducted numerous program evaluations for schools and districts. Cole is a faculty member in the Indiana University Graduate School and an adjunct professor in the School of Education. She has consulted extensively with school districts across the country on designing schools that are inclusive of all students. Her research includes a large-scale study of student achievement and post-secondary outcomes for students in inclusive settings and teacher evaluation policy.
Center on Education and Lifelong Learning: https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/cell
Indiana Center on Teacher Quality: https://ictq.indiana.edu
Indiana Teacher Appraisal and Support System: https://www.teacherevaluation.indiana.edu