RTI for Diverse Learners: More than 200 Instructional Interventions


Catherine Collier

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    Corwin gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the following individuals:

    Julie Esparza Brown, Assistant Professor in Special Education

    Portland State University

    Portland, OR

    Margaret Gallego, Professor of Teacher Education

    San Diego State University

    San Diego, CA

    Nicole Gritters, Special Education Consultant

    Area Education Agency 267

    Cedar Falls, IA

    Kevin McRae, Special Education Consultant

    Area Education Agency 267

    Cedar Falls, IA

    Al Rabanera, Teacher

    Fullerton Joint Union High School District

    Fullerton, CA

    Deborah Rhein, Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders

    New Mexico State University

    Las Cruces, NM

    About the Author

    Catherine Collier is a specialist in the emerging field of bilingual/cross-cultural special education, and she has worked directly with. a small cadre of nationally recognized professionals in establishing this field of study. She has extensive experience as a classroom teacher with nonnative English learners as well as teacher preparation and research. She taught as a bilingual special educator with culturally diverse learners in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. Dr. Collier is currently on the faculty of Western Washington University, the director of a national professional development program funded by the Federal Office of English Language Acquisition. There is a current interview with Dr. Collier featured at the Colorín Colorado Web site (http://www.colorincolorado.com).

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