Center for Assistive Technology &
Inclusive Education Studies (CATIES)
at The College of New Jersey
CATIES is a research and service initiative of The College of New Jersey’s School of Education. It is dedicated to improving the educational experiences of children with disabilities by linking faculty and staff expertise with the needs of New Jersey’s educational community.
Funded Initiatives: With funding and support from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, the U.S. Department of Education, and The College of New Jersey, CATIES is working to realize its goal of enhancing the educational experiences of children with disabilities. Six projects are currently operating under CATIES:
- Adaptive Technology Center for NJ
- Teacher Effectiveness
- Faculty Ambassador Grant
- Teacher Quality & Capacity
- Deaf-Blind-Family & Community Educational Supports (DB-FACES)
- TECH-NJ (Technology, Educators, and CHildren with Disabilities – NJ)
Professional and Technical Assistance Services: CATIES serves the educational community by providing professional development and technical assistance. Its staff specializes in conducting hands-on workshops and providing technical assistance on using instructional and assistive technology to enhance teaching and learning, transitioning from high school, and for implementing strategies to support inclusive education practices. CATIES also conducts assistive technology evaluations on children with disabilities to determine which technology tools will help a child access the curriculum and succeed in school. In addition, CATIES performs functional behavior assessments based on positive behavior support practices.
For more information about CATIES projects please visit the CATIES web site at http://caties.tcnj.edu
CATIES is a Registered NJ Professional Development Provider.