Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Toby Karten is an award-winning special educator, dynamic presenter, and author who is passionate in sharing her knowledge with others. She has taught students ranging from preschool to graduate level across the least restrictive continuum. Toby works with school districts across the country and internationally as a staff developer, inclusion coach and educational consultant in helping educators enhance the online learning success of students with special needs. Toby focuses on creative, practical solutions for helping ALL students gain not only access, but also ongoing successes in inclusive classrooms as well as online and hybrid learning environments.
She is the author of DISTANCE LEARNING: Strengthening Online Instruction for Students with Special Needs Grades (K-12), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Additional authorships include Building on the Strengths of Students with Special Needs (ASCD), Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods for the Classroom. Toby has also authored and edited numerous books and quick reference guides on the topics of co-teaching and inclusive classrooms.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Toby is very organized, knowledgeable and offered us concrete tips that are practical and easy-to-implement. I would recommend her for future PD's."
"I was engaged all day. Toby brings relevant examples and shares real-world strategies and resources."
"Toby's seminar focused on solutions to current or potential problems and barriers to implementation."