RSE-TASC Reporter Articles


Increasing Post-School Success through Interagency Collaboration

By Stephanie Wozniak, Transition Specialist
May 2019
Interagency collaboration is a predictor of post-school success, correlated with positive post-school outcomes in education and employment. It is defined as “a clear, purposeful, and carefully designed process that promotes cross agency, cross program, and cross disciplinary collaborativ...

How Can We Improve Deeper Learning for Students with Disabilities?

By Randy Ascher, Special Education School Improvement Specialist & Patti Slobogin, Director
April 2019
RSE-TASC Special Education School Improvement Specialists across New York State have the opportunity to collaboratively collect data in multiple classrooms where students with disabilities are educated, using the RSE-TASC Explicit and Specially Designed Instruction Walk-Through tool. This...

Positive Classroom Management: Creating an Environment for Learning

By Sara Fienup, Behavior Specialist
March 2019
When I asked a room of 50 educators how many courses in classroom management they took during their teacher training coursework, an overwhelming majority reported taking only one or even none. Yet, all agreed that effective teaching and learning cannot take place in a poorly managed classr...

Self-Determination Skills Empower Students of All Ages

By Kit Casey, Transition Specialist
February 2019
How well do students really understand themselves? Can they identify their areas of interest as well as the things they are good at and enjoy doing? Are they aware of their needs – those connected with their disabilities? The responses to these questions are at the heart of self-determi...
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