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by Margaret Searle
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Margaret A. Searle is the president of Searle Enterprises, Inc., an educational consulting firm. She specializes in consulting with districts and schools in the areas of curriculum alignment, differentiated instruction, inclusive education, leadership team development, and training teams to implement RTI. She also serves as an adjunct professor for Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. Her teaching experience covers every grade from preschool through 8th grade in both a general and special education capacity. Her administrative experience has been as a K–12 supervisor in Dayton City Schools as well as a middle school principal in Springfield, Ohio, and an elementary school principal in Toledo, Ohio. She served as an advisor to President George H. W. Bush on elementary and secondary education issues.
Margaret has written two previous books, Standards-Based Instruction for All Learners: A Treasure Chest for Principal-Led Building Teams and What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do: Building a Pyramid of Interventions. Margaret is based in Perrysburg, Ohio, and can be contacted through her Web site:
www.margaretsearle.com; by e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org; or by phone: (419) 874-9505.
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