ABOUT ADI

Adie Buchinsky has worn many hats in the field of education.  She began her career in 2003 working as a teacher's assistant in a fully inclusive early childhood education center while completing a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University in Education Studies with a focus on Human Development.  She then received a teaching credential and Master’s degree from American University in Elementary Education while working as a general education teacher in Washington, DC Public Schools.  Adie then moved into the field of special education and earned a Master’s degree from New York University in Elementary Special Education and National Board Certification in Student with Exceptionalities. She has worked as a learning strategist in the suburbs of New York City and currently works at a fully inclusive charter school in Los Angeles.  Her current roles include coteaching, providing inclusion support to students with a variety of disabilities, and providing administrative support to the school as a Teacher on Special Assignment.  Adie thoroughly enjoys her work outside of the classroom as well – she has presented at numerous local, national, and international conferences about inclusive service delivery, collaborative practices, and creating accessible learning environments for diverse learners in the general education classroom.  Adie has also worked as an instructional coach assisting schools in selecting individual goals and working toward improving instructional practices for their students.  Adie sees some private clients who are developing academic and communication skills.  In her spare time, Adie enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her fiance, their daughter, and two dogs.