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Community of Practice

The Communities of Practice Online series is for the sharing of experiences and dialogue that can advance more inclusive opportunities for early childhood children in Illinois. 

2017-18 Webinars

November 6, 2017 Building Your Inclusion Toolbox:  Quality, Challenges, Solutions

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 2016-17 Webinars:

March 9, 2017 Building Your Inclusion Toolbox: Laying the Groundwork for Preschool Inclusion.  

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March 23, 2017 Building Your Inclusion Toolbox: Creating Policies and Pracitices that Support Inclusion

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April 6, 2017 Building Your Inclusion Toolbox: Administrative Support

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April 20, 2017 Building Your Inclusion Toolbox:  Evidence-Based Practices

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May 1: Building Your Inclusion Toolbox: Community of Practice (COP): Measuring the Quality of Inclusive Classrooms, with guest host Rosary Horne, CCSD 93                                                                                          

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Online Meeting How do we know children are being meaningfully included? What tools are available to measure quality? We will look at national resources like the Inclusive Classroom Profile, and Illinois resources like the Illinois Inclusion Guidelines Checklist.

A Livebinder of resources is available.

 

The previous series was on various models and classroom configurations.

  • Community of Practice – Tuition Model: Click here for April 29, 2014 a 75 minute recording and powerpoint.
  • Community of Practice – Blending Model: Click here for the Jan 9, 2015, a 75 minute recording and powerpoint.
  • Community of Practice - Itinerant Model:  Click here for the May 28, 2015, a 75 minute recording and powerpoint.