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Dr. Richard A. Villa
Bayridge Consortium, Inc.

Dr. Richard A. Villa has worked with thousands of teachers and administrators throughout North America and the world, to develop and implement organizational and instructional support systems for educating all students within general education settings. Rich has been a middle and high school classroom teacher, special educator, special education coordinator, pupil personnel services director, and director of instructional services. Rich works with schools, governmental and non-governmental agencies, and advocacy organizations. He has authored over a hundred articles and book chapters regarding inclusive education, differentiated instruction, collaborative planning and teaching, and school restructuring. Dr. Villa has co-edited twelve books and developed three multimedia kits for teachers, administrators, and parents. Rich possesses the conceptual, technical, and interpersonal skills required to work effectively with others and facilitate change and progress in education. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences, and is known for his enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and humorous style of presenting.

RESOURCES:

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2013). A Guide to Co-Teaching: New Lessons and Strategies to Facilitate Student Learning (3rd Edition). Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. . (800) 818-7243

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2011). RTI: Co-Teaching and Differentiated Instruction. National Professional Resources. (800) 453-7461

Villa, R. Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2010). Collaborating with Students in Instruction and Decision Making. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. (800) 818-7243

Nevin, A., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2009). A Guide to Co-Teaching with Paraeducators Practical Tips for K-12 Educators. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. (800) 818-7243

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2008). A Guide to Co Teaching: Practical Tips for Facilitating Students Learning (2nd Edition). Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. . (800) 818-7243

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2008). Co-Teaching: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. (800) 818-7243

Thousand, J., Villa R., & Nevin, A. (2007). Differentiated Instruction: Collaborative Planning & Teaching for Universally Designed Lessons. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. (800) 818-7243

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (Eds.). (2005). Creating an Inclusive School. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. (800) 933-2723

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (Eds.). (2002). Creativity and Collaborative Learning: The Practical Guide to Empowering Students, Teachers, and Families. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes. (800) 638-3775

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (Eds.). (2000). Restructuring for Caring and Effective Education: Piecing the Puzzle Together (2nd Edition). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes. (800) 638-3775

Villa, R. (2002). Collaborative Planning: Transforming Theory into Practice. National Professional Resources. (800) 453-7461

Villa, R. (2002). Collaborative Teaching: The Co-Teaching Model. National Professional Resources. (800) 453-7461

[Richard A. Villa, BAYRIDGE CONSORTIUM, INC. (619) 795- 3602 Phone/Fax]

 
What do people say about Dr. Richard A. Villa?
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"Richard Villa is a spell- binding speaker who brings out all the issues of inclusion sharply with humour and in a way that is immediately practical. We learnt so much from him..."
Professor Tim Brighouse, Education Czar London, England
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"Thank you very much for your presentation to 160 principals, general education teachers and special educations" Mary Sue Glynn, San Diego Unified School District

 

 
 
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"I was afraid of inclusion - and very hesitant to be open about it. Rich's delivery, material, and examples helped me relax and look forward to enjoy!"
Donna Monas, General Education Teacher
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"This was a fantastic workshop!! It was both fun and educational! The
practices learned in this workshop are ones that I plan to use within my classroom
and feel comfortable doing so successfully!"

General Education Teacher, Twin Valley School District, Elverson, PA.
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"Thank you for practical, useful seminar. I've some great ideas I'm eager to use and share!"
Linda Butler, Resource Teacher
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"Exactly what I was looking for! Validated my belief in inclusion and gave me many new strategies and ideas!" Karen Reed, General Education Teacher
 
 
   
 

CONTACT DR. RICHARD A. VILLA
BAYRIDGE CONSORTIUM, INC.  
113 WEST "G" STREET, SUITE 444

SAN DIEGO, CA  92101
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