2015 TASH Conference has ended
This year’s theme, “Celebrating 40 Years of Progressive Leadership,” acknowledges TASH’s 40 years of generating change within the disability community and anticipates a brighter, more inclusive future for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Each year, the TASH Conference impacts the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world.

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Diane Ryndak

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
Diane's work focuses on two areas. First, at UNCG she focuses on teacher and doctoral level preparation, with a focus on collaborative teams meeting the complex needs of students with significant intellectual and other disabilities through the use of evidence-based practices in inclusive general education contexts, facilitating access to and progress on the general education curriculum. Second, through the TIES Center she works with school districts to facilitate sustainable systemic reform and multi-tiered systems of support to improve outcomes for all students, while ensuring the inclusion of students with complext needs in those systemic change efforts. She has served multiple terms on the Executive Board for TASH; was an Associate Editor and remains on the editorial board for RPSD; and has completed Fulbright Research related to inclusive education in Poland, where she continues to work with colleagues at universities and in the schools. She currently is Principal Investigator on an OSEP Leadership Development Grant (Project LEAPS), and Principal Investigator on a subcontract with an OSEP National Technical Assistance Center (TIES Center) and an IES Research Project on the impact of malleable factors on long-term outcomes for students with significant disabilities.