INCLUSION THOUGHT LEADER • EDUCATORS’ EDUCATOR • FIERCE PLAY ADVOCATE
A highly sought-after speaker, accomplished author, and educators’ educator. Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak began her career as an early interventionist and then spent 16 years as a tenured professor at Kent State University. Since 2013 she has followed her true passion for designing and delivering transformative professional development. As a result, she has accumulated over 50,000 hours of helping educators and leaders work from a place of compassion, hope, and love in locations from Cincinnati to Singapore.
DR. Julie CAuston
MAGICAL INCLUSION EXPERT • PROLIFIC AUTHOR • KEYNOTE STORYTELLER
A best selling author, inspiring speaker, and inclusion advocate, Dr. Julie Causton began her career as an educator and then 14 years as a tenured professor at Syracuse University. In 2012 she founded Inclusive Schooling, a premiere company solely devoted to delivering professional development which transforms schools and lives. She has spent the past 25 years nearly obsessed with discovering innovative practices and teaching others about inclusive education through her wildly engaging presentations.
what is inclusive schooling?
At Inclusive Schooling, Julie and Kristie partner with school districts from across the world to deliver transformative and engaging professional development using a unique four step process, which starts with identifying a school’s inclusive education dreams!
Julie and Kristie are committed to creating learning environments where all students flourish and to reimagining educational systems, practices, and spaces. Their aim is to strengthen inclusive mindsets, heartsets, and skillsets of educators and school administrators.
read our definition of inclusion
WE SUPPORT ADMINISTRATORS, EDUCATORS AND PARAPROFESSIONALS WHO WISH TO CREATE MORE LOVING, CREATIVE INCLUSIVE
SCHOOLS FOR ALL LEARNERS.
Our Support Staff
Marketing director and graphic designer. KAdesign is a boutique marketing agency – working with established companies becoming their outsourced marketing department (AKA part of the team). Kadesign also offers one-off projects like brand design, websites and marketing strategy.
A Certified Professional Organizer and the owner of Put it Simply Organizing, LLC. Liz is a task master, contributing spirited productivity and love for details. She can assist you with all your billing and contractual needs. She is passionate about inner peace, compassion, and connection which totally jives with the values of Inclusive Schooling.
I’m a wife, a mom of three and a virtual assistant living in upstate New York. The experience of having a child with a disability defined who I am, what I believe in and launched my passion for inclusion. When I’m not supporting the team at Inclusive Schooling you might find me creating educational and at home supports for my youngest daughter or enjoying a much needed latte.
As an ABD PhD, instructor, consultant, coach, parent of children with special needs and an advocate, Ashley is dedicated to exploring and identifying solutions to the complex issues that students and families face regarding access to high quality education. Having benefited from an education and work experience in the field of special education, and concurrently raising children that are twice exceptional, Ashley has a strong and unique perspective that she brings to her research, delivery of pre-service and in-service professional development, and advocacy.