EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PAR²A CENTER,
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, DENVER
Dr. Ritu Chopra is the Executive Director of the PAR²ACentre at the School of Education
and Human Development at the University of Colorado, Denver. Since 1997, Dr. Chopra
has been the Project Director/Principal Investigator on over $32 million of grant
projects funded by the US Department of Education (Offices of Special Education
progress and Educational Innovation and Improvement) and Colorado Departments of
Higher Education, and the Human Services.
Dr. Chopra’s work has focused on local, national and international professional
development and policy initiatives related to personnel who serve individuals with
disabilities in education and human services.