Bari Goldstein has taught Theory and Practice of High Incidence Disabilities at Saint Joseph’s University for the past three years. She has worked with students with special needs for the past eight years after obtaining her Master’s degree in Special Education: Learning Disabilities from American University. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and certification in the Wilson Reading System, and has participated in numerous research-based programs related to reading, writing, and mathematics.
For five years, Ms. Goldstein was a lead teacher at an inclusive nonprofit school in Philadelphia for children with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. Through the use of research-based programs, diagnostic-prescriptive teaching, differentiating instruction, and an arts-based multisensory approach, she has experienced great success supporting and changing the lives of children with special needs. She is the founder and president of Bari Goldstein Educational Services (BGES), serving children and families with special needs in the Philadelphia area.
“Education has the ability to motivate, engage, and inspire children to achieve goals and promote positive change in society.”