Welcome to the IRIS Center

The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions.

IRIS at TED: Evidence of IRIS Resource Effectiveness

IRIS at TED: Evidence of IRIS Resource Effectiveness

Congratulations to Kristin L. Sayeski, Bethany Hamilton-Jones, and Susan Oh (not pictured) on receiving the TED Publication Award at this year's Teacher Education Division Conference for their article "The Efficacy of IRIS STAR Legacy Modules Under Different Instructional Conditions." Among its many findings, the article reports that “Strong effect sizes from pretest to posttest were found across all three [of the included] Modules across all conditions.”

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New IRIS Module: Youth with Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections

New IRIS Module: Youth with Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections

This Module outlines the instructional challenges frequently encountered by teachers in juvenile corrections settings. It discusses some of the ways to address these challenges, including key instructional and behavioral foundations and recommendations for working with students with disabilities.

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Now Available: IRIS District-Level Professional Development

Now Available: IRIS District-Level Professional Development

The IRIS Center is proud to offer our new school- and district-level professional development hours platform. This online solution to district PD needs provides a high degree of flexibility for teachers and customization and affordability benefits for administrators. Click the link below to learn more and to get started!

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New IRIS Module: Secondary Transition: Interagency Collaboration

New IRIS Module: Secondary Transition: Interagency Collaboration

This Module defines and discusses the purpose of interagency collaboration and addresses the importance of partnering with agencies to improve outcomes for students with disabilities who are transitioning from high school.

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Recent News & Events

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IRIS at TED

09 Nov 2016

Announcements

IRIS at PIE

30 Jan 2017 - 02 Feb 2017

The IRIS Center Peabody College Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 37203 iris@vanderbilt.edu. The IRIS Center is funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Grant #H325E120002. The contents of this Website do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Sarah Allen.

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