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Becoming an Inclusion Change Maker: Improving the Systems to Create an Inclusive Culture, Climate, and Shared Practices
Session 1– The What and Why of Inclusion?
January 25th, 2022 3:30- 5:00 PM PST
Inclusion of all students strengthens the fabric of the learning community, encourages empathetic collaboration and communication, supports understanding and respect of diversity, and ultimately benefits all learners. This workshop will provide a strong foundation on the what and why of inclusive education specifically focused on ensuring inclusive practices in all the places and spaces within a school site.
Session 2 – Putting Inclusive Practice Into Action: The How of Inclusion
February 1st, 2022 3:30- 5:00 PM PST
This webinar will provide a forum for sharing specific strategies that can be used in schools. Participants will be led through a step-by-step process, aligned to the SIP blueprint, on how to begin evaluating, envisioning, implementing, and sustaining inclusive practices in their schools. Participants will have access to a Padlet of resources to support them and their school communities in this process.
Sam DrazinExecutive Director- Changing Perspectives
Sam Drazin is a certified elementary educator who taught for many years in public schools. Born with Treacher Collins Syndrome, a rare congenital disorder resulting in both facial anomaly and hearing loss, Sam underwent seven surgeries as a child. Sam’s experiences, both as a student with a difference and as a teacher working in an inclusive classroom, helped him recognize the importance of improving awareness of and understanding about differences. Sam serves as the Executive Director of Changing Perspectives, an educational nonprofit that promotes disability awareness, and holds leadership roles on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.