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Global Educators Supporting ALL Learners Through Crisis: Innovations, Challenges, & Changes in Schools

Online Event
Past Event
February 27, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mary V. Kealy, EdD
President, Division of International Special Education and Services

This session will focus on addressing educational supports for ALL learners around the world during crisis situations, with insights from presenters from Ghana, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Join us for a discussion and shared resources for teaching during a time of crisis, with a lens on both challenges and innovations in classrooms around the world.

DISES is proud to offer the first in a 3-part virtual event series featuring the following panel of educa-tors from around the globe:

  • Dr. Vicky G. Spencer, BCBA-D, LBA is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Program at Shenandoah University in the Department of Psychology. She has over 25 years of experience as a university professor and researcher and is a past president of DISES.  
  • Dr. Deborah Tamakloe is an Associate Professor of Special Education at Millersville University, Penn-sylvania. Her research focuses on the areas of assistive technology, multiculturalism in special educa-tion, and pre-/in-service teacher preparation.  Dr. Tamakloe has more than 20 years of teaching expe-rience including graduate and undergraduate special education courses and K-12 inclusive education in Ghana. 
  • Dr. Cina Mosito is the Associate Professor of Inclusive Education at Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. Her research interests include inclusive education in teacher education and cognitive development of learners experiencing barriers to learning.
  • Marcheta Gail Hightower, M.Ed., is the co-founder and director of Sunshine Learning Difficulties Cen-ter, Dubai. She is a licensed special educator in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Ms. Hightower’s motto is, “Let’s go to school.” 


This event is FREE To all DISES members, take advantage of our January membership 50% off special and join today. Use promocode DISES50.


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