The Thought Leader Conversation Series from WestEd's National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) highlights the intersection of race, language, culture, and disability in special education. The webinars offer actionable strategies for improving outcomes for Black students and English learner students who may or may not have disabilities.
Join WestEd’s “Inclusive Practices” online community discussion hosted by Eliana Tardio, Program Associate at the NCSI and an internationally recognized leader and parent advocate in special education. Share your experiences and perspectives with us on Twitter and Facebook on March 23, 2023.
Supporting English Learners With Disabilities Summer Institutes: Register Today
How can educators of English Learners determine when, why, and how to provide instruction and intervention? And when can they begin the process of identifying whether an English Learner has a disability? Attend our Virtual Summer Institutes to gain new skills for supporting English Learners with disabilities:
Are you attending the Council for Exceptional Children Convention & Expo? Visit us at booth #207 to learn about our resources, research, and services designed to help educators provide high-quality, inclusive, and equitable education for students with disabilities.
WestEd collaborates with states, districts, and schools to build effective and equitable systems that support all students to succeed. Visit our website to learn about professional learning opportunities, leadership training, and research support for educators and others working with students with disabilities.
Listen to Bryan Klimkiewicz and Tom Boudreau from the Connecticut Department of Education discuss their efforts to ensure that financial investments are responsive to student needs and allocated to create sustainable supports.
In this Q&A, Rorie Fitzpatrick of WestEd's National Center for Systemic Improvement discusses increasing equity for students with disabilities, supporting state efforts to improve outcomes while maintaining IDEA compliance, and more.
Teaching math with evidence-based practices can increase conceptual understanding and procedural fluency for all students. It's particularly beneficial for students with disabilities, those experiencing difficulties in math, and English Learners.