Co-Teacher Leaders – Page Middle School

By Shelley Littleton, M.Ed. and Donni Davis-Perry, M.Ed.

T/TAC William & Mary is highlighting a team of co-teacher leaders from Page Middle School in Gloucester County, Virginia.  Dana Cooper and Brian Teuke are part of the Excellence in Co-Teaching Initiative, sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).

Brian & Dana

Watch a brief interview that captures Dana and Brian’s reflections on the benefits of co-teaching to gather insight into how they are increasing student outcomes in their inclusive class.

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Learn more about visiting an Excellence in Co-Teaching Demonstration site in Superintendent’s Regions 2 and 3, where you can observe co-teaching and co-planning in action.  If you are interested in visiting one of these sites, you may apply for a stipend through T/TAC W&M to support your visit.

To learn more about utilizing effective co-teaching approaches that allow for the implementation of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) within the general education classroom, refer to Debbie Grosser’s article The Nuts and Bolts of Co-Teaching.

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