Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

CATHERINE WILSON is an outstanding educator, consultant, and national presenter, who is known for her enthusiasm and practical ideas for teaching students with disabilities. Having worked with numerous schools to increase the effectiveness of their coteaching programs, Catherine brings an extraordinary passion for meeting the needs of all students through specially designed instruction, appropriate access and supports that shift the focus from student “disabilities” to student “abilities.” She is the author of Leading Your CoTeaching Program to Greater Success, the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the institute. Through her work as an Access to General Curriculum Specialist, Catherine helped develop and co-author Grading and Progress Monitoring for Students with Disabilities, A Resource for Teachers. Catherine is known for her practical and innovative strategies in the area of inclusive practices within all of the co-teaching models.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“I thoroughly enjoyed Catherine’s seminar and loved all of the practical and immediately useful strategies that were provided. I have lots of new ideas to take back and use at my school.”

– Cindy Hanson, Principal

“Catherine presented lots of great ideas we can take back and use immediately.”

– Shonie Guymon, Instructional Coach

“Catherine presented an Exemplary Seminar! … New and Useful Information … Knowledgeable, Well Spoken and Humorous Presenter … Materials–Well Designed/ Organized.”

– Dr. Sharon Davis, Principal

“Catherine presented strategies that are excellent strategies for struggling leaners!”

– Maryann Ramos, Principal

Catherine presented one of the best seminars I have been to. She provided meaningful information in a timely manner and strategies that were introduced and can be easily implemented.”

– Geraldine Batangan, Special Education Dept. Chair

“Catherine makes great use of examples and strategies.”

– Jackie Skelly, Special Education Coordiantor

“I loved Catherine’s seminar! It was exactly what I needed and so much more! Catherine is a great presenter and very engaging.

– Jessica Rodriguez, TOSA- Instructional Support & Intervention