Elizabeth Barker, PhD

Accessibility Research Scientist

Elizabeth Barker is an Accessibility Research Scientist at the Collaborative for Student Growth at NWEA. She began her career in education as a middle school and elementary special education teacher, specifically with students with mild/moderate disabilities in Michigan and Colorado. Elizabeth received her doctoral degree from the University of Oregon with an emphasis on growth trajectory for students with learning disabilities in mathematics and reading comprehension. Her current research focuses on how growth trajectories vary among students with visual impairments, deaf and hard of hearing, and other disability populations.