Educational Access Research Institute


The Educational Access Research Institute is dedicated to increasing educational opportunities for traditionally underserved populations. Directed by Dr. Stephanie W. Cawthon, this institute has three main strands: (1) educational outcomes for students who are d/Deaf or hard-of-hearing; (2) assessment and accommodations for students with disabilities, as well as policy implications; and (3) arts integration as a tool for increasing student engagement, instructional quality, and school climate.