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Our Team

Rusty Kindlon has over thirty years of experience in a variety of capacities providing training and technical assistance to administrators and teachers with a focus of special education.  She has collaborated with numerous state and local agencies, including the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, NYS Office of Professions, NYS Office of Mental Health, Justice Center, and Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities to facilitate best outcomes for students with disabilities. During her work at the NYS Office of Special Education, she monitored public and private school special education programs serving preschool and school age students for consistency with state and Federal laws and regulations and provided assistance to parents, advocacy groups, and schools related to services and programs for students with disabilities. As Senior Training Specialist at MI, Rusty is responsible for managing, designing, and implementing web based professional development and training for NYS Department of Health Early Intervention stakeholders.

K-20 Education

  • Best Practices in Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

  • Professional Development; Technical Assistance

  • Special Education Program Evaluation

  • Facilitation of Interagency Collaborations

  • Extensive knowledge of IDEA; state and Federal laws and regulations


  • M.S. (1996), Special Education, College of St. Rose

  • B.S. (1975), Elementary Education, Skidmore College

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