IRIS CENTER for Professional Development reaches educators with Modules in Spanish and English

The IRIS Family Center,

They are pleased to announce the expansion of their catalogue of Spanish-language resources. The STAR Legacy Modules—Collaborating with Families and You’re in Charge! Developing Your Own Comprehensive Behavior Management Plan—are now available in Spanish and can be found by clicking the En español button on the IRIS homepage or by accessing the IRIS Resource Locator.

• Collaborating with Families is designed to help teachers build positive relationships with families by highlighting the diversity of families and addressing the factors that school personnel should understand about working with the families of children with disabilities.

• You’re in Charge! Developing Your Own Comprehensive Behavior Management Plan neatly complements the first behavior module, Who’s in Charge? Developing a Comprehensive Behavior Management System, encouraging students to create and print rules and procedures for their own classrooms based on the PAR model.

EL Centro IRIS se complace en anunciar la expansión de su catálogo de recursos en español. Tres más de nuestros módulos Star Legacy – Colaborar con las familias y ¡Usted está a cargo! Desarrollar un plan global del manejo de la conducta – están disponibles ahora en español y se pueden encontrar al presionar el enlace En español en la página inicial IRIS o al acceder el localizador de recursos (“Resource Locator”) IRIS.

• Colaborar con las familias está diseñado para ayudar a los maestros a crear relaciones positivas con las familias al destacar la diversidad de las familias y al tratar los factores que el personal de la escuela debe entender en cuanto a trabajar con las familias de los niños de discapacidades.

• ¡Usted está a cargo! Desarrollar un plan global del manejo de la conducta complementa claramente el primer módulo de conducta, ¿Quién está a cargo? Desarrollando un sistema global del manejo de la conducta, animando a los estudiantes a crear e imprimir reglas y procedimientos para sus propios salones de clases basado en el modelo PAR.

Asegúrese de explorar el sitio web IRIS para echar un vistazo a todos nuestros ofrecimientos en español. Como siempre, le animamos a usted a compartir todos nuestros materiales con sus colegas y estudiantes.

RTI, ELLs, Special Ed

Claudia Rinaldi View All →

Professor Claudia Rinaldi is the Chair of the Education Program at Lasell University. Her areas of research are the implementation of the Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) framework in urban settings with English learners, teacher education in bilingual special education, and diversifying the teacher pipeline. Claudia has authored peer-reviewed publications and a book for educators called Practical Ways to Engage All Struggling Readers. She lead and developed a graduate certificate program in Teaching Bilingual Students with Disabilities for general, ESL and special education teachers geared towards applying research-informed practices to the questions and processes of identifying whether it is a language difference or a learning disability. Claudia developed a college mentoring program called Pathways to Teacher Diversity for districts and teacher education programs to partner in identifying and supporting underrepresented high school students interested in teaching careers to successfully access and persist in college. She serves in various boards including the National Center for Learning Disabilities and serves as an expert for and the National Center for Intensive Interventions.

Professor Claudia Rinaldi believes that it is critical to prepare teacher leaders who may serve as advocates and allies and who will respond to the belief that all students can learn and succeed beyond barriers like culture, language, disability poverty, and marginalization in our country and globally.

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