Claudia Rinaldi, Ph. D.
Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and serves as Chair of the Education Department at Lasell College. Her research addresses the implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) and Multi-Tier System of Support (MTSS) in urban settings, English-language learners and teacher preparation that responds to the growing diversity in urban schools. Her experience engages educators in how to improve systems and instructional practices for students with reading difficulties who may be at-risk for failure, or those who are English-language learners and may have mild and moderate disabilities.