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Deborah Bechtold

Program Director

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy

Degree ProgramDoctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Deborah Bechtold has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology with a focus in the areas of education, assessment, and evaluation. Dr. Bechtold has worked at Walden University since 2010 in the Riley College of Education and Leadership and is currently the Riley College's Director of Assessment.


PhD, University of Nevada - Reno - Reno, NV United States


Larkin, M. J., Knutson, J., Williams, J. D., Bechtold, D. A. (2014). Riley College study focuses on teacher education candidates’ data-informed decision-making skills Assessment Matters

Steffens, K. M., Larkin, M. J., Wesson, S. E., Marshall, R., Bechtold, D. A. (2015). Riley College assessment practices change in response to new educator preparation standards Assessment Matters


Lynch, M. C., Bechtold, D. A. (2016). Preparing to Address the Advanced Standards CAEP

Williams, J. D., Larkin, M. J., Bechtold, D. A., Knutson, J. (2014). Data-Informed Instructional Decisions in Demonstration Teaching Walden University

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