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An Interview with Author and Presenter Jim Wright… Including Tips on the Best Websites for Free RTI/MTSS Resources!

Jim Wright, author of the books RTI Toolkit, RTI: Success in Secondary Schools, Strategies for Struggling Learners, and the laminated guides Managing Classroom Behaviors Using an RTI/MTSS Framework and Classroom Academic Support Using an RTI/MTSS Framework, sat down with us for a recent interview. Below, get to know a bit more…Read the full article…

New U.K. Inclusion Titles Available in the U.S. Only Through NPR, Inc. – bonus guide included

NPR, Inc. is now the exclusive U.S. distributor for Inclusive Solutions U.K. publications, which includes the following books: Creating Circles of Friends (CCOF) Person-Centered Planning Together (PCPT) Keys to Inclusion (KTIN) The books are co-authored by Inclusive Solutions’ Co-founders and Directors, Colin Newton and Derek Wilson. Together they have 65+…Read the full article…

Celebrating our 50th! Robert Hanson’s Reflections on 50 Years of NPR, Inc.

Fifty years ago I founded National Professional Resources. In 1968, I could have never imagined where the company would be today. I am immensely proud of how the company has grown, while always remaining true to our mission of providing practical resources to help educators meet the needs of all…Read the full article…

New laminated reference guides by Lisa Dieker, Rebecca Hines, and Carrie McDermott now in stock!

Two new laminated reference guides arrived at our Florida warehouse this week and are now ready for immediate shipping. They are the brand-new guide English Learners: Strategies to Adapt Instruction in Content Areas, by Carrie McDermott, and the newly updated and expanded edition of Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines’ guide,…Read the full article…

Meet our Founder and CEO, Dr. Robert Hanson

Get to know our founder and CEO, Dr. Robert (“Bob”) Hanson. In this short video, Bob talks about his long career as an educator and special education administrator with Southern Westchester BOCES before founding National Professional Resources (NPR, Inc.). With palpable passion and energy, listen to the man who started…Read the full article…

New Year, New Editions of Best-Selling Laminated Guides for Teachers

New Year, New Editions of Best-Selling Laminated Guides for Teachers We’ve started off the new year by publishing expanded and updated editions of some of our most popular laminated reference guides! The following guides are now in stock and available for order: • MTSS & Reading: The Elementary Essentials by…Read the full article…

Come See Us at Booth 1612 at the CEC Special Education Convention in Tampa

Our senior leadership, including CEO Robert Hanson and President Joe Casbarro, is eagerly looking forward to the upcoming CEC Special Education Convention and Expo, which takes place this year from February 7-10 in Tampa, FL. You can find us at booth 1612 where you can browse our extensive selection of…Read the full article…

An Inspiring Conference on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, CEC DADD

We just returned from an “exceptional” conference in beautiful (but cold) Clearwater, FL—the 19th annual conference of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD). Our president, Joseph Casbarro attended the 3-day conference, held from January 17-19, along with Georgina Casbarro and Lisa Hanson. Given…Read the full article…

What Not to Miss at CEC2017

The CEC Special Education Convention and Expo is one of our favorite events of the year. There’s always so much to look forward to. We’ve been talking to our friends at CEC and getting updates online at http://www.cecconvention.org/, and some of the highlights we’ve identified for this year are the…Read the full article…

Endrew v. Douglas County: How Much Progress is Enough for Students in Special Education?

The following review of the recent Supreme Court Case Ednrew v. Douglas County is written by guest blogger David Bateman. In what many experts predicted, the Supreme Court last month overturned the 10th Circuit ruling on what level of educational benefit is “appropriate” for students with disabilities in the Endrew…Read the full article…