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Brave Enough to Be a Circle Maker

Individual SeatDistrict-Wide License

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Why

The work it takes to truly TRANSFORM schools involves changing mindsets, heartsets, and skillsets.

Are you READY to…

  • Inspire and support educators to embrace ALL identities
  • Make learning outrageously FUN and much more accessible
  • Disrupt and dismantle systems of INEQUITY
  • Be BRAVE ENOUGH to pilot sustainable change
  • Partner with other leaders in this critical work

Then THIS…is the place for you…because…YOU belong here! 

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What

3 Transformative days of learning alongside visionary leaders.

These three days include LIVE and on-demand workshops with internationally recognized inclusion experts and advocates!

  • Lifetime access to recordings of all the inspirational presentations
  • Tons of tangible tools to enact real change
  • Powerful master classes to turn line makers into circle makers
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Where

This is a virtual event like you have NEVER experienced before– so buckle up and get ready for take off! We’ve designed a creative and innovative learner-centered institute. Across the three days you will engage in real conversations with some of the biggest game changes in the world of inclusive education. 

You will receive resources to prepare you to sustain this powerful work for an entire year. SLI 2021 is perfect for ALL educators who are READY to finally create an equitable and joy-filled educational system. 

This 3 day Summer Leadership Institute on Inclusive Schooling was the most rewarding, amazingly resourceful, and the best professional conference I have attended. ~Namita Modasra

 

This was the most beneficial conference I have attended as an educator. ~ Mary Douthitt, Spokane, WA

You can join at any time, on any of the days, from any place in the world. All you need is a comfy spot with good wifi! And don’t worry if you are on vacation, leading a back-to-school retreat, or still recovering from this past year – we’ll record the sessions and have them ready when you are!

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When

August 9th, 10th, and 11th

Click HERE for the daily schedule.

Who

All School Leaders Welcome! This includes visionary administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents. It is excellent to come as an individual or small group…

However, if you want to make the most of this experience and truly create systematic change we have a BRAND NEW DISTRICT LICENSE OFFERING this year! 

Individuals

Get an individual license if you want fewer than 10 people to get access to the LIVE three days, the dashboard with recordings forever, and access to all our tips, tools, and inspiration. The individual license prohibits sharing content to anyone outside of the registered individual. Early Bird registration ends April 1, 2021!

Here’s what you get: 

  • Front row seats at all LIVE sessions 
  • Lifetime access to recordings of all the inspirational presentations 
  • Tons of tangible tools to enact real change 
  • Powerful on-demand master classes to turn line makers into circle makers 

 

Districts

Get everyone on the same page and coming together as a team is necessary to achieve system level change. So, If REAL change is your goal- the best plan is to get a district license. The district license allows you and up to 9 other colleagues to attend the ENTIRE 2021 SLI for one flat rate. As a bonus…EVERYONE in your entire district will have access to the library of recorded sessions, handy handouts, and inspiration for a lifetime! 

Here’s what you get FOR EVERYONE IN YOUR DISTRICT: 

  • Front row seats at all LIVE sessions for up to 10 educators
  • Lifetime access to recordings of all the inspirational presentations 
  • Tons of tangible tools to enact real change 
  • Powerful on-demand master classes to turn line makers into circle makers 

 

13 Years of Inclusive Impact

Did you know that across the last 13 years we have had over 5 thousand school leaders from around the globe come and learn, grow and become even more inclusive with us- with us!

School Leaders

Districts

Presentations

Years

Soar to NEW Inclusive Heights With Us!

3 Days of Inclusive Game Changers & Circle Makers

Theme of the day: Turning Line Makers into Circle Makers

 

9:00-9:30 am Room Opens  
9:30-9:45 am Welcome! Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-FrontczakOpening and discuss what to expect and how to be part of the community
9:45-10:30 am Live Session recorded Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak unpack today’s theme of SLI 2021 – Turning Line Makers into Circle Makers
10:30-11:30 am Live Session Q&A not recorded Dr. Bettina Love – Living A Hip Hop & Abolitionist Life: Resistance, Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy
 11:30-12:00 pm  Discussion  Affinity groups
12:00-1:00 pm Break

Menu of Break Options

  • Step away from the screen
  • Take a bio break
  • Go shopping (T-shirts etc.)
  • Use the SLI cards
  • Score the IQ measure

 

1:00-1:20 pm Transition Welcome back and orient to ZOOM and the SLI dashboard Transition to hybrid session and review of options
1:20-2:20 pm Hybrid (masterclass and/or on-demand)

Masterclass Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak Topic TBD

On-demand with Jonathan Mooney (45 minute recorded session)

2:20-2:30 pm Hybrid (break and/or on-demand)

Menu of Break Options or

On-demand with Jonathan Mooney Continued (45 minute pre-recorded session)

2:30-3:30 pm Live Session recorded Presenter TBD
3:30-4:00 pm Transition Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak – Recap of Day 1; Preview of Day 2; Closing
4:00 pm… Breakouts (optional) Room 1: Q&A Discussions with Day 1 Presenters; Room 2: In-depth daily debriefs (topic TBD); Room 3: Networking and socializing; Room 4: Team time (own collaborative space)

Theme of the day: Because of Oliver

 

9:00-9:30 am Room Opens  
9:30-9:45 am Welcome! Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-FrontczakOpening and discuss what to expect and how to be part of the community
9:45-10:30 am Live Session recorded Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak unpack today’s theme of SLI 2021 – Because of Oliver
10:30-12:00 pm Live SessionQ&A recorded Presenter – Shelley Moore
12:00-12:45 pm Small group discussions Groups TBD
12:45-2:00 pm Hybrid (break and/or on-demand)

Presenters Norman and Emma Kunc On-Demand Recording or

Menu of Break Options

  • Step away from the screen
  • Take a bio break
  • Go shopping (T-shirts etc.)
  • Use the SLI cards
  • Score the IQ measure
2:00 pm Transition Welcome back and introduction of Norman and Emma Kunc
2:00-2:30 pm Live Session recorded Presenters: Q&A with Norman and Emma Kunc
2:30 pm Transition  
2:30-3:45 pm Hybrid (masterclass and on-demand)

Masterclass Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-FrontczakTopic TBD

On-Demand Session Options TBD

3:30-4:00 pm Transition Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak – Recap of Day 2; Preview of Day 3; Closing
4:00 pm… Breakouts (optional) Room 1: Q&A Discussions with Day 2 Presenters; Room 2: In-depth daily debriefs (topic TBD); Room 3: Networking and socializing; Room 4: Team time (own collaborative space)

Theme of the day: I’m Afraid There’s Been a Mistake

 

9:00-9:30 am Room Opens  
9:30-9:45 am Welcome! Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-FrontczakOpening and discuss what to expect and how to be part of the community
9:45-10:30 am Live Session recorded Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak unpack today’s theme of SLI 2021 – I’m Afraid There’s Been a Mistake
10:30-12:00 pm Live SessionQ&A recorded Presenter: Ross Greene
12:00-1:00 pm Hybrid (break and/or on-demand)

Menu of Break Options

  • Step away from the screen
  • Take a bio break
  • Go shopping (T-shirts etc.)
  • Use the SLI cards
  • Score the IQ measure

On-Demand Sessions TBD

1:00-2:00 pm Masterclass Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-FrontczakTopic TBD
2:00-3:00 pm Live Session recorded Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak – From Behaving  to Belonging and Teaching Before the Peak
3:00-3:45 pm Small Group Discussion Groups TBD
3:45-4:15 pm Transition Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak – Recap of Day 3 and SLI 2021; Preview of our lives as Circle Makers; Closing
4:15 pm… Breakouts (optional) Room 1: Q&A Discussions with Day 3 Presenters; Room 2: In-depth daily debriefs (topic TBD); Room 3: Networking and socializing; Room 4: Team time (own collaborative space)

You Don’t Want to Miss This

“This conference was the catalyst for REAL positive change in my school system! This was an amazing experience for us all!”

“I finally have the resources and connections necessary to stop talking about making my school more inclusive and WE ACTUALLY ARE DOING IT!”

“This was like getting a Ph.D. in innovative inclusive education in 3 days.”

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