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Inclusive Practices Conference (Online)

Join education professionals for this exciting annual conference as we explore evidenced-based practices for creating effective learning environments for all learners. The Inclusive Practices Conference (IPC) provides expertise and networking supports to help students access academic content and achieve rigorous state assessment standards, as well as providing expertise and networking supports in areas such as navigating federal and state accountability systems, creating 21st century digital learning environments, increasing student engagement, supporting post-secondary transition, and implementing effective inclusive practices. Participants will leave the Inclusive Practices Conference (IPC) with practical strategies to promote access to and progress in the general curriculum. 

Important Session Information:

June 16, 2020 

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

LeDerick Horne will present "A Path to Pride and Success." As a child, LeDerick Horne could not read or even recognize the alphabet. He was labeled “neurologically impaired” and separated from general education students. Today, he is a poet, disability rights activist, motivational speaker, and he serves on the board of directors for the non-profit Eye to Eye, which pairs middle school students with learning disabilities and ADHD with college and high school mentors that have similar labels.  His work focuses on improving the outcomes of students with disabilities. He is also the coauthor of Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success. 

June 17, 2020 

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Patrick Schwarz, Ph.D. will present, "Reimagining Education for All: Making Learning Work for Everyone." Considering all the research and publications about best practices for inclusion, Patrick identifies teaching, leadership and other strategies that need to go and those that need to stay. The areas he will discuss will be belonging, making learning work for everyone, leadership provided by teachers and their teams, learner-centered supports, teachers as innovators, classroom, unit and lesson supports, collaboration and transition.

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Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 2.1: Achieving Expectations, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 2.5: Monitor and Adjust, Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures, Dimension 3.3: Classroom Culture, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development; Standard 4 - School Culture

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Monday, June 15, 2020
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) Clock Hours
(6) CPE
Contact Person:
Ashley Jackson
Registration Fee:
Administrator, Educators, Instructional Leaders, Special Education Administrators, Special Education Teachers
Date Location
6/16/2020 9:00 AM - 6/17/2020 12:00 PM Online Course
6/16/2020 9:00 AM - 6/17/2020 12:00 PM
Online Course

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