Dr. David Peyton

Dr. David Peyton earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Prior to his Ph.D. program, Peyton served as an instructor at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and taught special education at the secondary level in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

Prior to arriving to Appalachian, Peyton was a doctoral fellow at the University of Florida supported through an Office of Special Education Programs leadership grant. He supported an IES grant to examine the validity of the Danielson Framework For Teaching as an observation instrument for special education teachers. His research focuses on special education teacher quality, special education teacher preparation, and teacher observation. 

Title: Assistant Professor of Special Education
Department: Department of Reading Education and Special Education

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2195

Office address
326F College of Education


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