Virginia Buysse earned her doctoral degree in early intervention and early childhood special education from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. She is Senior Scientist at the FPG Child Development Institute and Research Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. Ellen Peisner-Feinberg, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. She has over 20 years of research experience in early childhood education and program evaluation, and has conducted numerous studies focused on the quality of early education programs and initiatives; the effects on children, especially dual language learners (DLLs) and children at risk; and quality improvement strategies.
"A remarkably clear and comprehensive overview of RTI that is framed specifically for early childhood audiences . . . This much-needed volume is appearing at a critical time as the early childhood world is beginning to embrace principles of RTI." --David K. Dickinson, Ed.D.