MTSS Leadership Team, Manager Training Services, and Senior MTSS Trainer
Abigail Foley, M.Ed., oversees AIR’s MTSS professional development and training services. She consults and provides training to states, educator preparation programs, and schools/districts that helps build their capacity to implement evidence-based practices (EBPs) within MTSS. Her current projects include the CEEDAR Center, Lead for Literacy Center, and National Center on Intensive Intervention. Foley has extensive knowledge and expertise in literacy, MTSS, high-leverage practices (HLPs), EBPs, practice-based learning opportunities, education policy, and project management. She co-authored a special issues brief and tool that addresses strategies for supporting teachers in gaining expertise using practice-based learning opportunities. She also has over ten year of experience delivering trainings, facilitating stakeholder meetings, managing small and large projects, and presenting at special education conferences and meetings across the country. Foley is a former elementary school special education teacher.