Inclusionary Resources Directory
Inclusive collaborations in schools refer to collaborative efforts among educators, students, families, and communities that are intentionally designed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. This can involve working together to create a safe and welcoming school environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported.
Inclusive collaborations in schools are essential to creating a culture of belonging and respect that supports academic success and personal growth for all students. By working together to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, educators, students, families, and communities can create a more just and equitable society that values and celebrates differences.
Presented by Shelley Moore and Katie Novak, this video talks about some strategies to potentially increase collaboration between special and general education teachers. Watch the
In this video, fourth-grade teacher Suzie Carter and paraprofessional Jessica Laycock from Mark Twain Elementary School in the Lake Washington School District discuss their collaboration
Learn about the inclusionary practice of co-teaching in classrooms. This video covers (1) basics of co-teaching, (2) the six models of co-teaching, (3) why co-teaching
Learn about how Evergreen High School is implementing co-teaching among general education and special education teachers to provide students with inclusive learning environments. This video
OSPI Chief of Staff Jamila Thomas on the impact of mentoring. My father Billy Frank Jr was my mentor. He taught me how important education
By Janet Heubach, Ph.D. Mentoring is poppin’ in schools across Washington; almost half of the youth in Washington’s 100 formal youth mentoring programs meet at
By Tina Weber, Heidi Kayler, and Lisa Haynes (VOICE) Volunteers of Issaquah Changing Education (VOICE) is a school-based mentor program which serves all 24 schools
Academic achievement does not typically characterize the students who are served by the High School Success Class at Chelan High School. That usually changes by
This video provides an overview of the human development 2 program at Cascade High School where high school students work as teacher assistants at Kodiak
How We Increase Inclusion and Acceptance All I wanted in my middle school years was to be heard and accepted for just being me. I
In this video, Ruby Bridges Elementary School reflects on implementing various inclusive practices, such as Master scheduling, flexible service delivery model, Co-planning, and Co-Teaching.
Presented by Shelley Moore and Katie Novak, this video talks about creating Inclusive partnerships in schools: Informal Teaming, Formal Teaming, systematic Integration, and Co-Teaching. Watch
Learn about the inclusionary practice of formulating family and community partnerships. This video covers (1) the basics of family and community partnerships, (2) importance of
Learn about the inclusionary practice of collaboration in the context of creating inclusive learning environments for students. This video covers (1) the basics of collaboration,