Starting my three classroom management workshops for Alternative Route to Certification teacher candidates on March 3rd. One – hundred secondary educators will attend three workshops to receive an entire orientation to my Ecological Model system of instructional practices and proactive behavioral strategies. Since 1990, approximately 3, 600 prospective teachers have attended these sessions, while dozens have also been supervised during student teaching and coached after employment.
As a consumer of Dr. Perras’s consultation services, he was viewed by staff as possessing an understanding of their classroom challenges and transferred responsive techniques that were easily understood and actionable. His influence is both long term and directly reflected in renewed staff practice.— Eugene A. Roddy, Ed.D., Director of Education, The Children’s Center of Hamden, Hamden, CT