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.

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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New IRIS Module: Early Childhood Environments

New IRIS Module: Early Childhood Environments

This Module offers information on how to set up effective inclusive early childhood classroom environments for young children. It also provides details about the interrelated physical, social, and temporal components of those environments, as well as some of the adaptations that teachers might use to better meet the needs of children with disabilities.

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New Case Study: Identifying and Addressing Student Errors in Mathematics

New Case Study: Identifying and Addressing Student Errors in Mathematics

This Case Study Unit explores how examining student work samples can help teachers to identify patterns of mathematical errors and subsequently plan targeted instruction. The Case Study can serve as a companion to our two-part Module series on Intensive Intervention, as well as to our Modules on High-Quality Mathematics and RTI Mathematics.

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Recent News & Events

Announcements

IRIS at DEC

22 Aug 2016

Announcements

IRIS at TED

22 Aug 2016

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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