FREE Paraprofessional Master Class: 3:30pm-4:30pm ET

  • February 5, 2021 – Supporting Big and Challenging Behaviors
  • May 12, 2021 – Using the Ladder of Independence
  • July 14, 2021 – 100 Ways to Adapt Anything
  • Oct. 6, 2021Providing on the Fly Supports

Everyone will want to know this! Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak are offering four Paraprofessional Master Classes in 2021.

Anyone can attend; however, these master classes are specifically geared for paraprofessionals supporting students Pre-K through 12th grade.

Enroll for free and you will receive details via email on how to join the master classes. You can attend one, two, three, or ALL four.

You only need to register once! We’ll use the same ZOOM meeting link for all four master classes. This master class also provides a sneak peek into our PD 4 Paras series!

Virtually Fabulous PD

April 21 & 28; May 5 & 12 • 11:30am-1:00pm ET

For anyone who is moving their professional development, conferences, university classes, or other types of trainings to an on-line format. Two giants in the field of inclusive and virtual instruction Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak and Dr. Julie Causton share everything they know about remote instruction for adults —  it is so much more than you think. From webinars to conferences to college courses…we’ve got you covered! This series will maximize your ability to design and deliver effective professional development to adult learners…virtually.

This is a four part LIVE series. Participants will have lifetime access to resources and 3-month access to recorded sessions.


Circle Makers Summer Academy (Round 1) 

June 10-11 & 17-18 (sold out) – Registration STILL open for August 26-27 & Sept. 2-3

10am-4:00pm ET

This academy is for all circle makers who are 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.

2021 Summer Leadership Institute

August 9, 10 & 11

9am-4:00pm ET

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.

District-wide licenses and group rates available.


Mastermind for Educational Leaders

A Mastermind is a strategy used across industries to help individuals get clarity, reach personal and professional goals, and build strong networks. Masterminds are comprised of carefully curated leaders who see the value in social-networks, are driven to make a change, and are looking to benefit from the expertise of others. The community’s sole purpose is to be life giving and soul affirming.

More information coming soon!


Rarely is there time for paraprofessionals to receive the training and support they need to work with children and students on IEPs. Even more rare is professional development with practical strategies that can be applied to all of the students in the district… from Pre-K through 12th grade.

Designing and Delivering Inclusive Virtual Professional Development. From classes to conferences, we’ve got you covered. This series will demonstrate how to set significant learning outcomes, give your video-conferencing a makeover, and increase engagement from staff meetings to day-long events.

Strategies for teaching students Pre-K to 21 with significant support needs. Learn the “Why” and “How” of inclusion, how to support students who challenge you, a new approach to behavior and so much more to create inclusive schools.

SLI 2020 on-demand

Everything you need for a full year of PD in one easy on-demand library!

We’ve been working hard to make sure you have professional development “ready, set, done” for the year. And for a fraction of the price you’d pay to fly in one expert for one talk.å

Awesome! Informative, helpful, soul soaring especially at this time. Thank you!

– SLI 2020 Review

I’ve been an Ed Tech for 6 years and I’ve never seen this series - love it and thank you. It is actually something ALL school staff could benefit from watching!

– PD 4 Paras Review

Thought provoking, powerful and transformational!

– SLI 2020 Review

I really love the course and all the information. I am always excited to learn new things and you guys make it easy and fun.

– PD 4 Paras Review

I am so empowered and inspired listening to all the awesome speakers, panelists, and collaborating with the attendees! I love all the insights, wisdom, and resources shared in this amazing conference!

– SLI 2020 Review

I will be using all the information to improve myself and to help my peers be successful in their jobs as well. I will be recommending your webinars to other existing staff and new hires. It is exactly what every new hire should be experiencing before they start. You both are extremely kind, knowledgeable and easy to work with. Your energy and dedication is amazing and contagious. Not one moment was wasted. Thank you both so much.

– PD 4 Paras Review

Meet The Experts

Dr. Julie Causton

Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak

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The Circlemakers

Our outdated school systems of drawing sharp lines, labeling and segregating students has never made sense. The first in a series, this book takes a playful look at what is possible when we think differently about human difference. Intended to inspire everyone to widen our school communities to finally and actually include all.

Because of Oliver

Meet Oliver and learn about the magic that happens inside the circle! The second in a series, this book takes a playful look at what is possible when we think differently about human difference. Intended to inspire teachers everywhere to widen our school communities to include Oliver.

I Think There’s Been a Mistake

Meet Derek and learn about what happens when he is finally included. The third in a series, this book takes a playful look at what is possible when we think differently about human difference. Intended to inspire teachers and administrators everywhere to measure what matters.

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