Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D.

Claudia is a Full Professor of Education and Chair of the Education Program at Lasell University. Claudia is a researcher, consultant, and teacher educator committed to addressing the needs of bilingual students who are learning English and have a disability.

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Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and How it Can Support English Learners: An Interview with Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D.

I wanted to share an interview I participated in last week with Rachel Kramer Theodorou,…

Recent Reports on Supporting Bilingual English Learners

There are a few reports that have recently come out about Massachusetts on of Bilingual…

Teaching Resources for Working with Students with Special Needs

Just out! A great resource for teachers and parents for working with students with disabilities…

How do Bilingual/Multilingual English Learners in Schools fare by State? Take a Look

Today, I was reminded of this report that came out in 2017 by NPR.  The…

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Professional Organization is Now Free!

Good morning colleagues, Yesterday the International Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) professional Organization granted access…

New report from the Council for Great City Schools on the State of English Learners from their member district.

This is a brand new report from the Council for Great City Schools (CGCS).  CGCS…

Conceptualizing a graduate certificate program in Teaching Bilingual English Learners with Disabilities

Graduate programs today are starting to look very different.  In fact, there is a growing…

Featured at the International Council for Exceptional Children 2019 Conference: Strand of Culturally Responsive Assessment for Bilingual English Learners

Strand of Culturally Responsive Assessment for Bilingual English Learners Last week esteemed colleague leaders in…

Looking for Professional Development Presentation for Supporting English Learners with Disabilities?

Teacher and administrators continue to have challenges in the identification of Bilingual English Learners with…