2021-22 LIVE CLASS SCHEDULE:

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August 2021…………..

This is the inclusion event of the year! For three interactive days, we’ll be learning with and from international experts and hearing amazing presentations from incredible experts and advocates in inclusion, anti-racism, and leadership support. This event will help you become re-inspired around inclusion. Hear from districts all over the world about how they’re doing inclusion and making it work.

Discover how to support staff and families, special stuff around re-opening and rethinking education, especially for students with disabilities during and after the pandemic Register today and you’ll leave this year’s institute with the practical ideas and inspiration you need to create more inclusive schools! Now is the time for leaders like you to reimagine education for all students.

August 9, 10 & 11 • 9:00am-4:00pm ET

 

This academy is for educators interested in making wider and wider circles to include more and more students in all academic and social opportunities. Participants will receive 100s of practical strategies on how to create inclusive lessons and inclusive schools. Our aim is to shift mindsets, heartsets, and skillsets.

You will leave with stronger skills in redesigning lessons, differentiating to create more access points, fostering independence and interdependence, supporting students through transitions, working with other team members, and leveraging the power of paraprofessionals, peers, and related service providers.

August 26 & 27 • 10:00am-4:00pm ET

September 2 & 3 • 10:00am-4:00pm ET

September 2021…………..

The Magic of Inclusion

This session is about what is possible when we create wider circles of inclusion. A great match for school districts who are just beginning their journey toward more inclusive practices.

You will leave inspired and leave ready to jump into what will be a life-changing transformation for your students. Let’s come together to widen our circles and explore the magic inside!

September 16 & 23 • 4-5:30pm ET

October 2021…………..

Beyond Treats and Timeouts: Support for Challenging Behaviors

Ditch outdated behavior management practices and embrace the mindset, heartset, and skillset to support all students with kindness, creativity, acceptance and love! Join us in this four part series to learn the practices, science, and strategies to truly understand and see the student behind the challenging behavior.

You’ll learn how to hold steady, be “the calm” when students have big emotions, and create success plans for every single student. You’ll also fill your own cup so you are ready and energized to do this important work.

October 7, 14, 21 & 28 • 3:30-5:30pm ET

WELCOME TO 2022 – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 2022…………..

PD for PD Providers: Designing and Delivering Inclusive Professional Development 

Looking to create professional development that dazzles? This is the perfect series for anyone who designs and delivers professional development, plans conferences, teaches university classes, and/or offers other training to adult educators.

We will demonstrate how to set significant learning outcomes, give your video-conferencing a makeover, and increase engagement! We share all our secret tips and tricks for designing professional development that people LOVE.

January 07, 2022 • January 14, 2022 • January 21, 2022 • January 28, 2022

february 2022…………..

Designing and Delivering Inclusive Related Services.

This is a four-part series is for PreK-12th grade speech & language therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists who are committed to creating inclusive classrooms. Each session is offered LIVE through ZOOM and ALL sessions will be recorded.

Sessions are co-taught by Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak. Learn more about their work here. Each session provides practical strategies for delivering specially designed instruction within the general education classroom and across daily activities.

February 1, 2022 • February 3, 2022 • February 8, 2022 • February 10, 2022

Differentiation: Creating Access Points for ALL

No two children are alike. Every classroom is filled with a beautifully diverse range of human beings with wide spread academic and behavioral skills and preferences. In this series, you will become comfortable with high and low prep differentiation techniques to help you make every learning experience “just right” for every student.

You will not only expect difference– but really see what a gift difference is to your classroom community.  Once in the groove of differentiation, it becomes a way of teaching and exponential growth for students.

February 2, 2022 • February 9, 2022 • February 16, 2022 • February 23, 2022

March 2022…………..

Co-Teaching for Inclusive Secondary Settings 

If you’re a secondary educator who has been co-teaching forever, for five minutes, or is simply interested in learning more about co-teaching magic, this series is for you! 

Come fall in love with co-teaching, create a vision and set goals for your partnership, and gain tons of strategies and resources to help you overcome the specific challenges of secondary co-taught classrooms. This series will help you bring out the very best in your students, your co-teacher and yourself.

March 2, 2022 • March 9, 2022 • March 16, 2022 • March 23, 2022

april 2022………….

IEP Makeover: Worthy Goals for Inclusive Lives

A well-constructed inclusive Individual Education Plan can be worth its weight in gold. It can also be a powerful legal tool to ensure students have access to inclusive instructional and social opportunities.

In this series we support any IEP team member in how to create masterful, inclusive, and measurable IEPs. Bring an IEP (or several) and get ready to give them a major makeover.

April 07, 2022 • April 14, 2022 • April 21, 2022 • April 28, 2022

May………….

Circles from the Start: Magical Inclusive Early Childhood Education

This series is a must for any early educator who wants to learn more about creating inclusive programs and classrooms. All sessions are filled with practical ideas and strategies to help you support children with behaviors that are challenging, plan lessons that meet the needs of diverse groups of children, and refuel so you can show up every day ready to support young children and their families.

Let’s come together to make circles from the start!

May 3, 2022 • May 5, 2022 • May 10, 2022 • May 12, 2022

Circles for Secondary: Widening Circles of Support through High School and Beyond

This series is for every educator who wants to create truly inclusive high school experiences and prepare students to dream big for post-secondary life.

You will learn 100s of practical strategies to help you design inclusive lessons, build inclusive communities, foster student independence and self-advocacy, work with diverse team members, and help students to craft meaningful inclusive plans for their future. Come get inspired to widen the circles of possibility for every student.

May 17, 2022 • May 19, 2022 • May 24, 2022 • May 26, 2022

Looking for something more customized for your staff and calendar?

Click and contact us to co-create a custom training for your district, region, or agency!! 

august2022…………

Summer Leadership Institute 2022

Three transformative and joy-filled days of learning alongside the world’s most visionary school leaders. Here your school teams can learn how to create sustainable equity change that will result in increased student outcomes and happiness. This will be our 15th year of inspiring school leaders from around the globe.

It has been the catalyst for thousands of school districts to become deeply inclusive learning communities. One attendee described it as a Ph.D. in innovative inclusive education. Save the date August 8-10, 2022!

Save the Date: August 8-10, 2022!

Circle Makers Summer Academy

Four days of innovative and transformative professional development meant specifically for Pre-K 12the grade general and special education classroom teachers seeking to become fabulous inclusive educators. You will leave with real confidence in how to redesign lessons, differentiate to create more access points, foster independence and interdependence, support students through transitions, work with other team members, and leverage the power of paraprofessionals, peers, and related service providers.

This course is basically a master’s degree in classroom inclusion. Save the date August 25-26 and September 1-2, 2022!

Save the Date: August 25-26 & September 1-2, 2022!

september 2022…………

The Magic of Inclusion

This session is about what is possible when we create wider circles of inclusion. A great match for school districts who are just beginning their journey toward more inclusive practices.

You will leave inspired and ready to jump into what will be a life-changing transformation for your students. Let’s come together to widen our circles and explore the magic inside!

September 14, 2022 OR September 16, 2022

october 2022…………

Beyond Treats and Timeouts: Support for Challenging Behaviors

Ditch outdated behavior management practices and embrace the mindset, heartset, and skillset to support all students with kindness, creativity, acceptance and love! Join us in this four part series to learn the practices, science, and strategies to truly understand and see the student behind the challenging behavior.

You’ll learn how to hold steady, be “the calm” when students have big emotions, and create success plans for every single student. You’ll also fill your own cup so you are ready and energized to do this important work.

October 05, 2022 • October 12, 2022 • October 19, 2022 • October 26, 2022

 Co-Teaching for Inclusive Classrooms 

Ready to become a new and improved, highly effective, and fun co-teaching partner? In this series, we will cover everything from co-teaching structures to how to co-plan efficiently. We will help solve the most common challenges that co-teachers face…from creating time to plan to sharing the teaching stage.

We will discuss role sharing and how to differentiate lessons, how to teach inclusively, how to communicate with grace, and even how to celebrate your accomplishments together. Get ready to transform your co-teaching experience.

October 6, 2022 • October 13, 2022  • October 20, 2022 • October 27, 2022

November 2022…………

Mastermind for Educational Leaders

 

Do you ever find yourself longing for a cadre of inclusion focused leaders who can share in both your passions and your struggles? A mastermind group helps you gain clarity, reach personal goals, and create a lifelong network for positive and problem solving. A mastermind group is private and efficiently organized, and in this case, facilitated by two inclusion and systems change experts Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak. Join us!

You’ll gain new insights, ideas, and feel the support from a carefully curated group of fellow leaders. As they say…let’s aim to do more than survive…let us support you to thrive in your administrative position.

December…………time to celebrate!

Looking for something more customized for your staff and calendar?

Click and contact us to co-create a custom training for your district, region, or agency!! 

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