Our November webinar “Prepare for Impact: 3 Key Questions About RDA for Every SPED Administrator” with Dr. Alan Coulter provoked many questions from educators, district leaders and related services professionals on results-driven accountabiltiy and what districts can do to prepare for it.
Click the questions below to jump to Dr. Coulter’s answers:
As expectations increase, there is significant pressure on student with severe learning disabilities and others to achieve. How can we assist these students when they are struggling everyday just to keep up with their peers?
Dr. Alan Coulter is an expert in special education accountability, and has worked at the federal, state, and local level on accountability issues for over twenty-five years. He has served on the President’s Commission on Excellence in Special Education, and is currently the Director of Education Initiatives and an Associate Professor at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences and Human Development Center. Alan is also the director of the TIERS Group (Teams Intervening Early to Reach all Students). TIERS consults with state DOEs and district administrators on the quality and use of special education data. Alan is a key participant in the national discussion regarding Results Driven Accountability and focused monitoring. His scholarly work and research is widely published in academic journals.