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Karen Gazith

Karen Gazith, PhD, is a faculty lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, where she also serves as the graduate program director for the Certificate of Inclusive Education and for the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education.

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Karen Gazith

Karen Gazith, PhD, is a faculty lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, where she also serves as the graduate program director for the Certificate of Inclusive Education and for the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education. She serves additionally as the director of the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre of Federation CJA and is also the author of Teaching with Purpose: How to Thoughtfully Implement Evidence-Based Practices in Your Classroom.

From 2018 to 2020, Dr. Gazith served as the academic project leader for McGill University Faculty of Education’s Determining Best Practice for Students with Learning Challenges in Quebec: Comprehensive Review and Knowledge Mobilization.

She holds a strong belief that teachers play a critical role in the success of their students, and she has presented worldwide on topics related to developing key competencies in leadership, inclusive education, evidence-based practices, and assessment and instruction.

Dr. Gazith began her teaching career at the Feuerstein Institute in Jerusalem, where she implemented Dr. Feuerstein’s Instrumental Enrichment Program for young children and adolescents. She has also served as the dean of academics at Les Écoles Azrieli and special education coordinator at Hebrew Academy. She has taught at Hebrew College in Boston and the University of New Brunswick as well.

Dr. Gazith has won numerous excellence awards at Federation CJA in Montreal, including the Pearl Feintuch Award, the Gewurz Award for Jewish Educational Leadership, and Federation CJA awards of excellence. She’s received scholarships from Les Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide à la Recherche from the Quebec government, as well as from the Scottish Rite Foundation for doctoral research. Dr. Gazith earned a doctorate in educational psychology from McGill University.

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Product Code: PTR754

Presentations

  • Response to Intervention: How to structure your school and classroom environment
  • How to use universal screening and progress monitoring data to make effective decisions to support student learning
  • How to develop tier 1 evidence-based practices and how to implement effective remedial supports for students in tiers 2 and 3