Pooja PatelTeacher, United Nations School & Teachers College, Columbia University, NY
Dr. Karen HarrisProfessor, Arizona State University, AZ
Dr. Steve GrahamProfessor, Arizona State University, AZ
Amanda RheaTeacher, United Nations School, NY
Jen TraversoLiteracy Coordinator, Westford, MA
Dr. Leslie LaudInstructor, Bank Street College of Education, NY
Jules CsillagSpeech & Language Pathologist, NYU, NY
Amy ThomasLiteracy Coordinator, Jefferson County, CO
Dr. Joyce King-McIverAssociate Professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Dr. Jaime Greene & Dr. Derek VoilesAssistant Principal & Teacher, Hamblen County, TN
Heidi ZollmanLiteracy Coordinator, Rochester, NH
Dr. Karyn SaxonCurriculum Director, Wayland, MA
thinkSRSD began in the classroom and continues to focus on the classroom
2006-2010: Dr. Leslie Laud and Pooja Patel begin using SRSD in their classrooms, then lead first ever open enrollment courses on SRSD, publish & secure SRSD research grants.
Run SRSD courses for NYC DOE, NYBIDA and Bank Street College. Begin presenting on SRSD at schools in NYC, Teachers College and national conferences (CEC).
Dr. Laud offers first ever online SRSD course via Bank Street College, & Pooja Patel begins presenting SRSD in France & UK.
We collect data on growth in schools using blended model vs entirely eLearning to track gains from each model.
Additional Experts Who Advise Us
Assistant to the Associate Superintendent of Special Education and Student Services for Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland
Assistant Professor of Special Education, University of Utah
Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, Texas State University
Associate Professor & Division Director for Special Education, University of Albany
Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Associate Professor of Special Education at Michigan State University
Assistant Professor of Special Education at University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
thinkSRSD is the community of teachers and researchers who use and study SRSD. We offer SRSD in-person professional development and e-learning courses taught by teachers with decades of experience using SRSD. The teachers at thinkSRSD have taught SRSD courses for over 10 years, since offering the very first open-enrollement course in SRSD in 2008.