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.

2019-2020 Webinars

January 14, 2020 What Makes Inclusion Work:  Evidence Based Practices

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February 18, 2020 What Makes Inclusion Work:  Adaptations & Support Systems

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March 10, 2020 What Makes Inclusion Work:  Collaboration & Teaming, Family & Community Partnership

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April 7, 2020 What Makes Inclusion Work:  Professional Learning & Formal Time to Plan and Reflect

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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.

Livebinder of resources is available.

Embedding Structured Teaching/ABA Strategies in Inclusive Settings featuring Erin E. Barton, PhD, BCBA‐D, Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University Webinar

Including children with disabilities is the right thing to do. However, we know that it can be challenging for classroom staff to collaboratively plan for embedded evidence based practices and interventions. Watch to learn practical strategies for embedding practices such as ABA and structured teaching in inclusive settings.