- Ep.71-Champion for Special Needs Students-Inclusion Advocates and Allies Founder, Kristin Nori Jackie Scully 59:52
In this episode, I interview Kristin Nori, a distinguished education leader and the Founder of Inclusion Advocates and Allies, LLC. With a rich background spanning over 24 years in special education, trauma-informed practices, and program development, Kristin brings a wealth of expertise to the table.
Discover how this visionary leader is championing the cause of inclusion, advocating for diverse learning needs, and bridging opportunity gaps in education.
Kristin shares valuable insights into the intricacies of creating inclusive curricula, the impact of trauma-informed practices, and the pivotal role of social-emotional learning in fostering a supportive educational environment. Learn from their experiences in designing differentiated learning strategies, monitoring outcomes, and evaluating the effectiveness of social-emotional learning tactics.
As the conversation unfolds, Kristin opens up about the challenges and triumphs of being a Compliance Officer, Behavior Specialist, and SEL Coordinator. Gain practical advice on navigating the complex terrain of special education and discover how Kristin is leaving an indelible mark on the future of education.
Whether you’re a parent, educator, or passionate about inclusive education, this episode offers profound insights and actionable strategies to create a more inclusive and equitable learning experience. Kristin is the ultimate advocate for students with special needs!
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“She was that student that I was not sure would graduate. Not only did she graduate, but the principal selected her to do the pledge at graduation.”
“She trusted me and that meant a lot. I knew she did not trust many people.”
“I want to be a voice to younger teachers for work/life balance. Do not let the classroom take over your life.”
“I ran from room to room doing triage; putting out fires. I had a concussion that year.”
“I told my husband that I’m not going back tomorrow and not sure when or if I would go back. I did not have support.”
“I now advocate for parents in getting services for their children.”
“You can’t neglect kids because you don’t have the time or funding. The law says you need to follow the IEPs.”
“I am helping to bridge the educational gap.”