Sylvia Rodriguez Douglass
Dr. Rodriguez Douglass is an Implementation Specialist in Northern California. Prior to joining CAST, she was the Universal Design for Learning Instructional Coach at San Francisco Day School. There, she had the privilege to expand UDL practices school-wide in partnership with CAST. Her background is in special education, and she has been a learning specialist/special educator in private and public schools in San Francisco and New York City. She is also a proud member of the Stakeholder Council for UDL Rising to Equity and is excited to contribute to the timely and necessary process of revisiting the guidelines through an anti-racist and equity lens.
In the summer of 2021, Sylvia graduated with her EdD in Educational Leadership from San Francisco State University. Her research focused on special education disproportionality and the discourse educators use when referring a student to special education services.
When she is not working, she enjoys reading fiction, hiking with her family, and listening to podcasts.
Ed.D., Educational Leadership, San Francisco State University
Ed.M., Special Education, Hunter College
B.A., Childhood Education & Special Education, New York University