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Dr. Michael Solis

Generation Schools Network

Michael Solis is an Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of California Riverside Graduate School of Education. Dr. Solis provides consultation services at the national, state, and school district level on how to effectively implement educational programming to meet the needs of all learners. This includes training for educational leaders on using data to inform decision making, logistics of tiered instructional supports, and progress monitoring. His line of educational research focuses on vocabulary and reading comprehension interventions for students with disabilities and reading difficulties in grades 4–12 within multi tiered systems of support. Currently, Dr. Solis serves as the Principal Investigator for an Institute of Education Sciences Goal Two grant to develop reading interventions for students with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Solis has expertise in reading interventions K-12 and has provided literacy intervention professional development for teachers and classroom coaching sessions to support implementation. Prior to his work in higher education, he was a special educator, reading specialist, and literacy coach for 10 years in the public schools.