Cassie Frost, M.Ed is the creator and owner of Disruptive Teaching and has been in the special education field for 13 years. She has taught in a variety of settings, including a residential treatment facility, an alternative middle/high school, and the public school system. Cassie’s focus has been on behaviors and emotions and how those can affect progress through the educational system. Her background in behavior and emotional needs of the individual student have lead her to look at technology and assistive technology in a unique way. Cassie is currently a full-time Assistive Technology Specialist in the public school system.
Cassie consults with students and adults in the area of behavior and assistive technology to identify and design systems of support that enable independence and improved emotional and behavioral outcomes.
Cassie has provided training at the state and national level, including Closing the Gap, the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), and is excited to present at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) in summer 2019. She has experience working with individual districts as well as presenting at local, state, and national conferences focusing on assistive technology, social and emotional learning, and special education.
Cassie engages her audience with sessions that delve into student behaviors, classroom engagement, and the need for accessibility across all environments. Participants leave with tools and supports that are ready to use the next day in their classrooms. Her background as a special education teacher gives her unique insight into the daily struggles of teachers and students and helps her create training that is viewed as fun, engaging, and most importantly, applicable to the current educational environment.