Natalie Madison, a current CLAIR student, presented at the 2015 New York State Association for Bilingual Education conference about teaching strategies for teachers of English Language Learners with disabilities. She developed and presented a session entitled Building Independence and Confidence in Reading: Engaging Stations for Elementary Bilingual Special Education Students.
In addition, Natalie’s response piece was accepted for publication in the NYS TESOL journal. Natalie’s current research focuses on issues of teacher retention and how they are related to burnout, efficacy, educational equity, and student achievement. She hopes to investigate the unique challenges that special education and bilingual teachers face in the classroom in her future research projects.