Join four CSUSM-affiliated international scholars and advocates of equity and excellence in education in a 3-part webinar series that reveals why our teacher credential programs in general and special education may support the change agent you seek to become! This series is FREE to the public and provides participants with the historical and ethical background of disability studies, teaching principles that unleash learning for every student, and real-life stories of students for whom new dawns bloomed in inclusive schools.
Sponsored by the Master of Arts in Special Education Program.
Dr. Richard A. Villa is an internationally known expert on the development of support systems for educating all students in general education.
Become familiar with the characteristics of inclusive schools, rationales for change, organizational and instructional strategies that support inclusive schooling, and successful examples from elementary, middle and high school.
Dr. William DeJean, an award-winning Australian educator with more than 20 years of experience, who inspires and re-inspires individuals and organizations to reach their full potential.
Learn about the six key action areas educators and learners need to systematically do to make learning stick for everyone.
Norman Kunc & Emma Van der Klift, well-known Canadian speakers and advocates within the disability rights community, use story and humor to initiate social change.
Hear the experiences of two adults with different disabilities who experienced schooling in different ways and with different degrees of success. Discover the confusion between ability and opportunity with which we must grapple in order for inclusive education to truly live up to its promise.