Ochan Kusuma-Powell Education Across Frontiers
is cofounder and director of Education Across Frontiers, an organization that promotes teacher education toward the development of professional learning communities. A graduate of Columbia University with a doctorate in international education development, she has more than 30 years experience in international education. Kusuma-Powell has developed and implemented inclusive special education programs in the United States, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Tanzania. She has been an outspoken advocate for children with special needs globally. Together with her husband Bill, she coauthored an OSAC publication entitled Count Me In! Developing Inclusive International Schools
and Making the Difference: Differentiation in International Schools
. Kusuma-Powell is also the author of Parent Advocacy in International School
. She is a trainer for the Teachers Training Center and an adjunct faculty member at Lehigh University and the State University of New York at Buffalo.