University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

I-Team


Inclusive Education Webinar Series
with Cheryl Jorgensen and the Vermont I-Team


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5 Free Webinars

Who Should Attend:
Everyone in the field of education is welcome but the series will be especially beneficial for school administrators, general educators, special educators, paraprofessionals, and related service providers.

Sponsors
Vermont I-Team, Vermont Agency of Education, and the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, UVM

To Register:
FREE! Registration required. Go to: Online registration link

Presenter
Dr. Cheryl Jorgensen is an inclusive education consultant in private practice, and a former Project Director with the Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire. She was also assistant research professor in UNH’s Education Department from 1985 until 2011. For more information on Dr. Jorgensen, visit her website at http://www.cherylmjorgensen.com/default.html

For more information:
For registration information contact:
Shannon Stern at shannon.stern@uvm.edu (802-656-3635) or
Louise Lynch at louise.lynch@uvm.edu (802-656-7122)

For webinar content information contact
Darren McIntyre at darren.mcintyre@uvm.edu (802-656-1132)

ALL WEBINARS 3:00 - 4:30 EST

March 21 Core Principles and Practices in Inclusive Education
April 4 Introduction to Universally Designed Inclusive Classroom & Students w/ISE
April 15 Universal Design Principles in Action for Students with ISE
May 2 Supports for Membership, Participation, and Learning for Students with Autism, Intellectual, and Other Developmental Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
May 16 Changing Roles of General and Special Education Teachers and Related Service Providers that Support Inclusive Education

Webinar Objectives:

(3/21) Core Principles and Practices in Inclusive Education

  • To describe and discuss the core elements of inclusive education and the desired student and team outcomes of inclusive education
  • To articulate the relationships among and provide examples of membership, relationships, participation, and learning
  • To review the research on the benefits of inclusive education
(4/4) Introduction to Universally Designed Inclusive Classroom & Students w/ISE
  • To describe the three core principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • To provide a framework for planning UDL units
(4/15) Universal Design Principles in Action for Students with ISE
  • To define and provide examples of multiple means of representation
  • To define and provide examples of multiple means of action and expression
  • To define and provide examples of multiple means of engagement
(5/2) Supports for Membership, Participation, and Learning for Students with Autism, Intellectual, and Other Developmental Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
  • To review the rationale for inclusion of students with intensive support needs
  • To illustrate an planning process for designing instructional supports
  • To share a team survey tool for assessing students’ membership, participation, and learning
(5/16) Changing Roles of General and Special Education Teachers and Related Service Providers that Support Inclusive Education
  • To compare and contrast staff roles in inclusive and restructured schools versus traditional schools
  • To describe how special educators and related service providers can support students during general education instruction in the general education classroom
  • To share examples of inclusive IEPs


Sponsors

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