Testimonials

Three big ideas combined in an engaging way

“Thousand, Villa, & Nevin take three very big ideas in education – Universal Design, Collaboration, and Differentiated Instruction–and combine them in a novel and engaging way.”

Doug Fisher, Professor
San Diego State University
Rich is a charismatic, dynamic presenter

“Rich is a charismatic, dynamic presenter”

Administrator
San Diego Unified School District
This book reveals how powerful learning could be

“This book reveals how powerful learning could be if students and educators shared more of the teaching responsibilities! Involving students in the teaching experience helps them learn more academically and do more socially.”

Peggy King-Sears, Professor
George Mason University
A fantastic workshop, both fun and educational

“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
A spellbinding speaker – immediately practical

“Richard Villa is a spellbinding speaker who brings out all the issues of inclusion sharply with humour and in a way that is immediately practical. We learned so much from him.”

Professor Tim Brighouse
Education Czar London, England
I have never seen such positive reviews

“Thank you very much for your presentation to 160 principals, general education teachers and special educations. In my 30 years in Special Education, I have never seen such positive reviews, all positive expressions and sense of inspiration reflected in the evaluations”

Mary Sue Glynn
San Diego Unified School District
A valuable resource for the utilization of paraeducators

“This book provides a valuable resource for the best utilization of paraeducators in the classroom, with tips and tools for making this a successful process.”

Melissa Miller, Science Teacher
Lynch Middle School, Farmington, AR
Great at involving his audience

“Dr. Villa is great at involving his audience. We had many opportunities to interact and practice what he was presenting. Bravo! He is very good at what he does.”

Malisa Jordan
Elizabethtown
One of the most productive and inspiring keynotes I can recall

“Your presentation was one of the most productive and inspiring opening day keynotes that I can recall in my many years as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. The success of this morning’s program is truly a reflection of your passion, knowledge, and talent.”

M. Pladus, Superintendent
Upper Dublin, PA
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