Alise Crossland (Brann) is a senior researcher at AIR with more than 13 years of experience identifying and assessing digital learning technologies for both general and special education. Her work focuses on providing technical assistance and professional development to educators at the local, state, and national level on the use of technology tools to facilitate access to academic content for students with disabilities to ensure that all students are college and career ready. Her current project work includes OSEP’s Center on Technology & Disability - a project focused on building the capacity of families, school systems, and providers, to understand, assess, acquire, and implement appropriate assistive and educational technology strategies and tools. She previously served as deputy director on the OSEP-funded Center for Technology Implementation (CTI) - a project focusing on the use of evidence-based practices in technology to improve teaching and learning for students with disabilities, and as Task Leader on the 2016 National Educational Technology Plan.
Previous projects include the Center on Technology Implementation (PowerUp WHAT WORKS), the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI), the Center on Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd) Center on Technology Implementation (CTI/PowerUp WHAT WORKS), the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI), the Center on Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd), the National Charter School Research Center (NCSRC), the National Center for Supported e-Text in Electronic Environments (NCSeT), and Addressing Accessibility in Middle School Mathematics.
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