Nancy L. Peterson, PhD


Year Inducted

1994

Career Field

Special Education

Highlights

  • Department Chair of Special Education at the University of Kansas
  • Created Kansas’ first university courses and training programs for early childhood special education
  • Appointed by Governor Finney the consultant the Governor’s Task Force on Preschool Handicapped Children
  • Chair of the Kansas Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Childhood Developmental Services
  • Implemented federal early childhood programs, policies, and congressional mandates across the nation

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