Tiffany Peltier, PhD

Research Scientist

Tiffany Peltier brings expertise in dyslexia, teacher training, special education policy and practice, as well as early reading assessment, instruction, intervention, and difficulties. Her research focuses on deploying interventions aligned with conceptual change theory to dispel common misconceptions and help stakeholders better understand research-based information. Her passion is to find creative ways to disseminate current research findings in order to minimize the research to practice gap in reading.

Prior to joining NWEA, she taught prekindergarten, kindergarten, and first grade within public and private schools, worked as an ESL teacher in grades 3-7 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, served as a district literacy coach to K-3 teachers in Oklahoma, as a national LETRS trainer, and taught undergraduate preservice teachers’ coursework in reading, learning sciences, and special education at Texas A&M University and the University of Oklahoma. She holds an MEd in curriculum and instruction within the reading specialist program from Texas A&M University and a PhD in learning science from the University of Oklahoma.