Our mission is to disseminate evidenced-based practices in the areas that integrate bilingualism and special education. Building expertise and capacity for school change that is grounded on research and evidence is our goal.
Bilingual Special Education founder and consultants who are expert leaders in their fields and passionate about their work have created orientations, workshops, and educational training based on research and evidenced-based practices in the following areas:
Culturally-responsive Response to Intervention Models
Making content accessible to bilingual English Language Learners (ELLs).
Differentiated Instruction in Diverse Settings
Assessment of English Language Learners (ELLs), instruction, curriculum, and classroom management and behavior.
Consultation for English Language Learners Services Evaluation of Compliance and Equity
Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D.
Recent Professional Development Institutes and Workshops
Boston Public School Leadership Conference, Boston, MA.
Pittsburg Public Schools, PA
Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
Somerville Public Schools Administrators Institute, Somerville, MA.
Newton Public Schools Principal Training, Newton, MA.
Gardner Pilot Academy, Allston, MA
Burr Elementary, Newton, MA
Franklin Elementary, Newton, MA
Dennis Haley Public Elementary, Roslindale, MA
Young Achievers K-8 School, Boston, MA
Bates Elementary, Roslindale, MA
Sacred Heart Catholic School, Roslindale, MA
Conference Workshops and Paper Presentations
Council for Exceptional Children Conference 2012
International Council with Children with Behavior Disorders (2011)
National Association of School Psychology (NASP), Boston, MA 2010
Teachers of English as a Second Language Conference (TESOL’s) 2010 Dream Day for K-12 Educators: Hot Topic Strand
Wisconsin Council for Children with Behavior Disorders Annual Conference, Madison, WI. 2008
18th World Congress on Learning Disabilities, 2009
31st International Conference on Learning Disabilities, Dallas, TX. 2008
Massachussetts Council for Teacher Education
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Summer Institute Training, Whitewater, WI
For information on setting up a date for training please contact Dr. Rinaldi.
To find other resources including the National Center for Response to Intervention visit the following links:
RTI Action Network