- National Training Consultant
- National/international trainer
Joseph Angaran, M.A. is a program specialist and national/international trainer for Check & Connect at the Institute on Community Integration (ICI), University of Minnesota. Mr. Angaran provides training on the implementation of Check & Connect for schools and community-based organizations. He also provides follow-up training in the form of fidelity of implementation workshops for sites already implementing Check & Connect. As a national/international trainer, he assesses the needs of sites and customizes training to meet those needs.
Prior to his work at ICI, Mr. Angaran began his teaching career in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan (MN) public schools as an elementary teacher. Most recently, he supported both special education and general education staff ranging from early childhood to high school. Trained in Cognitive Coaching, Mr. Angaran conducted observations and conversations with educators about their practices and worked to build the capacity of all to be self-directed and reflective. Mr. Angaran's undergraduate degree is from the University of Northern Iowa in Elementary Education. His graduate degree is from the University of St. Thomas in Educational Leadership and Administration. In addition, he currently holds an administrative license in Minnesota and a Professional Train-the-Trainer certificate from the University of Minnesota.
Mr. Angaran may be reached at 612-626-0335 or firstname.lastname@example.org