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Madalaine Pugliese

Assistive Learning Technologies, LLC
Assistive Learning Technology Specialist
Marblehead, MA
Ms. Pugliese has 40 years of experience in public education and is a nationally recognized speaker and authority in technology integration. Her achievements include:
• President, Assistive Learning Technologies, LLC
• Director of Assistive Technology Graduate Program at Simmons College, Boston, MA
• Assistive Technology Consultant, Marblehead, MA Public Schools
• 2004 Pathfinder Award from MassCue
• Author of Stages Developmental Framework (book and accessible diagnostic software) (Computerworld Honors Program Laureate 2001)
• Director of the Assistive Technology Project of the Massachusetts Department of Education (Computerworld Smithsonian Laureate 2000)• Distinguished Educator from Apple Computer, Inc., 1999
• Named as a "Shaper of the Future" by Converge Magazine, September 1999. 
• Named one of the Ten Most-Influential Assistive Technology Specialists in the country by Microsoft/IntelliTools partnership
• Former Co-director of Camp Apple, summer program for educators on new instructional technology 
• Founder of Adaptive Rehabilitation Technology, a nonprofit organization offering information and resources for families and individuals with needs for adaptive technologies 
• Three Masters degrees: Curriculum/Administration of Education (Suffolk University), Special Education (Simmons College), and Educational Technology (Lesley College).
• Ed.S. Degree in Assistive Technology (Simmons College)