Dina A. Traniello, Ed.D., works with schools and families to support students with disabilities, learning differences and challenging behaviors in general education settings and presents numerous workshops for school districts throughout the state on these topic areas. Dina is also a Visiting Assistant Professor at Fitchburg State University where she co-teaches a DESE grant-funded course for school personnel on “Creating and Sustaining Positive School-wide Environments” and a course for paraprofessionals. She also supervises individuals receiving certification in severe special needs. She serves as Co-President with Lydia Brown on the TASH NE Board. Dina is the parent of two children, one who has a significant disability.