Douglas Carnine is Professor of Education in the University of Oregon and Director of the National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators.Carnine was a National Science Foundation Fellow in Psychology as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois, where he graduated with distinction and as Phi Beta Kappa in 1969. He completed his M.A. in Special Education at the University of Oregon in 1971 and his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University of Utah in 1974. A man with many varied research interests, Carnine has directed or co-directed over 20 federally-funded grants, totaling over $15,000,000. In addition, Carnine has served as consulting editor or editorial board member for eight journals, and has authored a developmental mathematics series, a remedial mathematics series, a U.S. history text, a computer networking system, and numerous CAI, ICAI and videodisk programs.