HUMBERTO J. RODRÍGUEZ

HUMBERTO J. RODRÍGUEZ

Mr. Rodríguez has a Master’s Degree in Teaching, an Honorary Doctorate from the Ibero-American Council for his work towards Educational Excellence and a PhD from the University of Jaén, Spain. In Mexico he is a pioneer of the Mainstream School Support Units (USAER). He collaborated with the Secretary for State Education on Curricular Design for the Special Education Degree Course for the 2004 Plan and the Inclusive Education Degree Programme. He is the former Chairman of the International Division of Special Education and Services (DISES) and a recent candidate for Secretary of Education in Nuevo León, Mexico. He has submitted academic contributions on educational attention to diversity and teacher training with research lines on inclusive education and special education in forums worldwide, and has also contributed to scientific books and journals. He collaborates with the European Agency for Identification of Special Needs and Educational Inclusion and the Consortium of Educational Research of the Asia-Pacific bloc, and he is a Member of the International Association of Special Education (IASE) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). He is also an expert in inclusive education in the European Network and a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal on this subject, collaborating with the Journal of International Special Needs Education as a reviewer. He is a Master’s Thesis Advisor and President of the Tribunal of Professional Examinations for Degree and Master’s Theses, Education Programme Adjudicator for the Higher Education Planning Committee (COEPES) and a Member of the Boards of several Non-Governmental Organisations for research and educational services. At present, he is the Director of the Humberto Ramos Lozano Mainstream School of Specialisation in Monterrey, Mexico, the Inclusive Education Master’s Degree Programme and the Internal Congress “Inclusive Education, a Horizon of Possibilities”, held each year in Monterrey, in addition to being a candidate for Director of the Washington-based Council for Exceptional Children.