Tracy Gray, Ph.D.

Tracy Gray, Ph.D., oversees and leads all CTI tasks. Dr. Gray also directs a second national technology center funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) — the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI). Previously, she served as director for the Center for Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd). These Centers have helped promote the development and implementation of evidence-based technology practices and tools to improve the educational achievement of students with disabilities. As the Director for the Microsoft Math Partnership, she guided an initiative that supported teachers, administrators, and coaches of mathematics in implementing high quality technology-enriched programs for middle school students. A nationally recognized expert in education and technology, Dr. Gray has led numerous initiatives in the United States and abroad that examine the impact of technology on educational achievement. She also publishes and lectures widely on issues related to the effective implementation of technology, particularly for those with special needs. She received a Ph.D. in Education and Psychology from Stanford University.

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