Anthony M.A. Human Development & Special Education; BA. Sociology
Anthony earned his MA in Human Development and Special Education at Salve Regina University in Newport RI. He earned his BA in Sociology at Providence College. Anthony is an experienced high school special educator and administrator. He holds teaching certificates in both regular education and special education. Anthony is trained in Orton-Gillingham, Visualizing and Verbalizing, and Project Read. During his tenure at Newton Public Schools, Anthony has developed new special education programs.
In 1996 he developed a special education program that provides support for students who are having social/emotional and/or academic adjustment problems. In 2003 Anthony developed another special education program that provides support for students with developmental disabilities along with students on the autism spectrum. In both programs, students are in full inclusion settings and have access to the entire high school curriculum.
Currently Anthony teaches academic strategies to high school students with specific learning disabilities and co-teaches in the smaller learning community for grades 9 and 10. In addition, Anthony coordinates and administers the high school MCAS exams for students on IEPs.
As a tutor, Anthony helps clients to develop individual learning strategies and plan an approach that best fits individual needs. Throughout the tutoring process Anthony monitors and evaluates progress towards meeting specific learning goals. At the Learning Lab, Anthony provides organizational and executive functioning skills tutoring. When not in the classroom or tutoring, Anthony coaches football at NS.
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