Cathy Giardina

Parent Perspective: You’ve Got a Friend

What is the most underutilized resource in schools today? PEERS! Peer assistance in schools has been a valid teaching strategy for as long as schools have existed.  Peer programs allow…

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Leadership for Inclusive Schools: A Parent’s Perspective

“Leadership is not power over others—it is power in relationship with others.” This is one of my favorite sayings about effective leaders and one that states very simply the essential…

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Raising Diverse Learners

What do thumbprints, snowflakes and children have in common? Differences! Differences!  Differences! Isn’t it amazing how children raised in the same household by the same parents can be so different?  As a…

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