Date(s) - 01/09/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for a webinar on Jan 09, 2019 at 12:00 PM CST.
This webinar is for parents, educators and administrators interested in creating inclusive middle and high schools. Dr. Kate MacLeod will address the powerful rationale for inclusive education and the research evidencing the many positive outcomes of inclusive secondary schools. She will then discuss 5 key strategies for creating inclusive secondary schools: presume competence, commit to collaboration, create academic supports, provide restorative behavior supports, and involve the school community. Participants will learn tools and strategies to advocate for inclusive schools, develop meaningful relationships with students, collaborate with colleagues, create accessible instruction, and improve inclusive school community.
Dr. Kate MacLeod is an Assistant Professor of Inclusive and Special Education at the University of Maine at Farmington and a co-founder and consultant at Inclusive Schooling. Her teaching, research, and consulting are guided by a passion for inclusive education and social justice. Her research is focused on best practices for the inclusion of students with complex support needs, understanding the culture of inclusive schools, and inclusive teacher education. And as a consultant, Kate has the privilege of working with administrators, teachers, and families to create more inclusive schools that value diverse students.
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