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editor , consultant , special education professor

Darlene E. Perner, American special education professor, consultant, editor. Permanent school principal certified New Brunswick, Canada, permanent teacher's certified New Brunswick, Canada, permanent teacher certified New York. Grantee, Educational Research Institute of British Columbia, 1979-1980, New Brunswick Department of Advanced Education and Labour's Job Experience for Tomorrow, 1995, 1997; Canada Works grantee, 1985.

Background

Perner, Darlene E. was born on December 1, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Veronica Perner.

Education

Bachelor in Fine Arts, Knox College, 1970. Master of Education in Curriculum Development and Urban Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1972. Master of Science in Special Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1973.

Doctor of Education in Special Education, University British Columbia, 1986.

Career

Art and elementary teacher Chicago Public Schools, 1970—1971. Special education teacher West Seneca Development Center, New York, 1973—1978. Instructor State University of New York, Buffalo, 1978.

Assistant professor University New Brunswick, Fredericton, 1980—1981. Educational consultant New Brunswick Department Education, 1981—1982, consultant, 1986—1993, inclusive education consultant, 1993—1996, research and policy analyst, 1996—1998. Supervisor School District 20, St. John, 1982—1986.

Associate professor Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, since 1998. Resource consultant United Nations Educational and Organization of European Cooperation and Development, 2000—2006.

Achievements

  • Permanent school principal certified New Brunswick, Canada, permanent teacher's certified New Brunswick, Canada, permanent teacher certified New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (United Nations Educational) Changing Teaching Practices Using Curriculum Differentiation to Respond to Students' Diversity, 2004, (curriculum instruction) Implementing Inclusive Education, Paris: Organization of European Cooperation and Development, 2001. Co-author: How to Use Differentiated Instruction with Students with Development Disabilities in the General Education Classroom, 2002. Field editor: Remedial and Special Education.

      Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Member of TASH (associate), Pennsylvania Association Council Exceptional Children (vice president/president-elect, president), American Association on Mental Retardation (associate), Northea. Educational Research Association (associate. Co-editor newsletter 1999—2002, board directors since 2005, secretary 2006-2009), Council for Exceptional Children (associate.

Finance committee, president chapter 1999—2004, newsletter editor division development disabilities since 2000, program proposal reviewer since 2001, board directors since 2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, organic gardening, travel, running, reading.

Connections

Married Lance C. Nielsen, August 3, 1976. 1 child Jaron M. Nielsen.

father:
Veronica Perner Perner

spouse:
Lance C. Nielsen

child:
Jaron M. Nielsen Perner