Outstanding Practices in Inclusion Recognition

Does your program implement high quality inclusive practices?

If you do, you will want to consider applying for the Outstanding Practices in Inclusion recognition that will be celebrated at the next Sharing A Vision Conference in 2023.  Early CHOICES, as the Illinois State Board of Education Preschool Least Restrictive Environment Initiative, along with the Early Childhood LRE Stakeholders Consortium will administer the award. For some basic information please see this informational flyer.

Register for the 2023 Information webinar!

The 2022 OPI Overview webinar is available to see if your program is ready to apply.  The webinar covers who is eligible to apply, the overall process and requirements.

The Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP), is a research-based assessment tool that assesses the quality of the inclusive preschool classroom and is used in OPI.   To learn more view the Inclusive Classroom Profile for Self-Reflection webinar to review the twelve practices of high-quality inclusion and hear strategies to use it for self-reflection as part of your Illinois Inclusion Guidelines self assessment.


2022 Outstanding Practices in Inclusion Recognition

2019 Outstanding Practices in Inclusion Recognition

2018 Outstanding Practices in Inclusion Recognition