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.
How to increase collaboration between Co-Teachers
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
Interview of collaboration between general educator and para educator in an inclusive classroom.
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
Co-Teaching Tip Sheet Video
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
Co-teaching at Evergreen High School
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
How has Mentoring Impacted You?
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
Mentoring: A Cost Effective, Evidence-Based Support
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
The Power of VOICE: A School-Based Mentor Program
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
Building Resilience and Leadership for Struggling 9th Graders through Peer Mentoring
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
High School Students working as teacher assistants at Kodiak Cubs Preschool in Leavenworth, WA
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
Peer Mentors Changing The Culture of Schools
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
Ruby Bridges Elementary Demo Site Reflection – Collaboration
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.
Creating Inclusive Partnerships in Schools
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
Family and Community Partnerships Tip Sheet Video
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
Collaboration Tips for an Inclusive Education
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,