Six Best Practices for Inclusive Teaching for Novice Teachers

Dr. Gwen Bass focuses on strategies teachers can use to engage and challenge all learners. Participants also collaborated in the session to share challenges and interventions for improving student engagement.

Dr. Gwen Bass

Gwen Bass

Gwen Bass is an Assistant Director for PaGE, who oversees the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership as well as the Moderate Disabilities program in the Master of Arts in Teaching. She holds a PhD in special education from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst, an M.Ed. in School Counseling, and an M.A. in Sport Management. Her professional experience includes 10 years of teaching in Pre-K–12 special education and general education settings. Gwen has taught courses on special education and inclusion at the Five Colleges for the past several years. The focus of her scholarship is on enhancing opportunities for marginalized students and improving educational access and outcomes for children with learning differences.