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Tashnuva Shaheen

Doctoral Student

Tashnuva Shaheen is a doctoral student in educational studies with a concentration in special education at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research is centered on strategies to prepare and retain effective special and general education teachers for students with disabilities. She previously held positions as a fifth- and sixth-grade ELA teacher and grade 6–8 reading specialist in Brooklyn, NY.

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MSEd, General and Special Education, Bank Street College

BA, Biology, University of Connecticut

Bettini, E., Morris-Mathews, H., Lillis, J., Meyer, K., Shaheen, T., Kaler, L., & Brunsting, N.C. (2021). Special educators’ roles in inclusive schools. Invited chapter for J. McLeskey, F. Spooner, B. Algozzine, & N.L. Waldron (Eds.), Handbook of Effective, Inclusive Elementary Schools: Research and Practice. 

Stark, K., Bettini, E., Cumming, M., O’Brien, K. M., Brunsting, N., Huggins-Manley, C., Binkert, G., &Shaheen, T. (2022). Measuring Special Educators’ Working Conditions: A Systematic Review. Remedial and Special Education.

Rosetti, Z., Lehr, D., Baulier, K., Shaheen, T., Burnette, K., & Taub, D. (2021, December 1-5). Successful approaches and needed solutions for remote instruction of students with extensive support needs. [Conference Presentation]. TASH Conference, Virtual Conference Shaheen, T. (July 2021).

Preparing the next generation of inclusive mathematics teachers: A landscape analysis of general education teacher preparation. Poster Presentation at the OSEP Leadership and Project Directors’ Conference. Virtual

Shaheen, T. (March 2021). Guest Lecture for “Disability, Education and Public Policy” (Faculty Instructor: Dr. Zachary Rosetti). Boston University, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.