Authors Genevra Walters and Laura Fisher Offer New Guidebook

New book aims to help schools teach special needs students.

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We want the reader to have a framework for how they will design or restructure the educational system or the classroom to be an effective learning environment for all students from the gifted to the severely disabled.

Denton, IL. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013

In their new book “What Works for Special Education and At-Risk Learners: A Framework for General Education Teachers and Administrators” (published by Trafford Publishing) Genevra Walters and Laura Fisher offer their advice and expertise as experienced professionals working with students with special needs.

What Works for Special Education and At-Risk Learners” provides a framework for general education teachers and administrators to provide support for students to learn and grow in an inclusive school environment. Walters and Fisher focus on the incorporation of a systematic, multi-tiered approach to servicing all children while understanding implementation of Common Core Standards regardless of students’ abilities or disabilities.

Walters and Fisher take a simple and practical approach in “What Works for Special Education and At-Risk Learners.” Their strategies have been used and researched in all types of classroom settings, and their advice centers on implementation of student supports for meeting the educational needs of all children.

Walters explains, “We want the reader to have a framework for how they will design or restructure the educational system or the classroom to be an effective learning environment for all students from the gifted to the severely disabled.”

“What Works for Special Education and At-Risk Learners” has been recognized by Trafford with the Gold Seal of Literary Excellence.

About the Author
Genevra Walters, Ed.D., has over 20 years of experience in education as a school social worker, general education administrator, human resource director and superintendent. She is the Superintendent of SPEED District #802, a special education school located near Chicago, and she has presented at numerous local and national conferences on support for paraprofessionals, classroom teachers, support staff and paraprofessionals.

Laura Fisher, M.A., has over 25 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher and administrator. She is the Director of Teaching and Learning at SPEED District #802. Fisher provides professional development both locally and nationally in the in the area of Common Core Standards, CrISS, co-teaching and instructional strategies for students with diverse learning needs.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.


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