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Ossining Union Free School District Celebrates #ISW2020

Multiple buildings in the Ossining Union Free School District, located in Westchester County, New York, celebrated Inclusive Schools Week.  Ossining is home to approximately 5100 students.  Members of our school community were provided with resources and events to develop and raise awareness about the benefits of inclusive educational practices. Park Early Childhood Center (Pre-k & Kindergarten)… Read more

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Kids Included Together & Changing Perspectives 2021 Activity Guide

We are pleased to share the 2021 Inclusive Schools Week Activity Guide developed in partnership by Kids Included Together (KIT) and Changing Perspectives. This activity guide is meant to be utilized by teachers during Inclusive Schools Week 2021. While Inclusive Schools Week is intended to provide support to all marginalized students, this guide is focused… Read more

Theodore Roosevelt High School: A Global Studies Campus in DC Public Schools

Theodore Roosevelt High School, a Global Studies Campus in DC Public Schools, values all students’ unique talents and encourages and challenges students to become intellectually curious, world language proficient, internationally aware, and globally responsive. Roosevelt High School is kicking off Inclusive Schools Week on Monday, December 6, 2021, with a mini-lesson on inclusion for their… Read more

Special Olympics North America UCS Fall Inclusion Week!

Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools is a program for schools Pre-K through university that intentionally promotes meaningful social inclusion by bringing together students with and without intellectual disabilities to create accepting school environments.  SOUCS utilizes three interconnected components: Special Olympics Unified Sports®, inclusive youth leadership, and whole school engagement. In October 2021, Unified Champion Schools across the U.S. participated in… Read more

IGB International School in Kuala Lumpur Celebrates #ISW2020

Submitted by: Aga Chojnacka Activities that Promote Awareness Every November and December IGBIS celebrates and raises awareness of one of the key pillars and values of our community- INCLUSION. This year, even though we are currently in distance learning mode we have already planned for and developed a programme of themes for discussion and reflection… Read more

KIPP Woodson Park Academy Celebration Plans #ISW2020

KIPP Woodson Park Academy in Atlanta Public Schools has shared their celebration plans for this year’s Inclusive Schools Week! Activities that Promote Awareness Staff will make a Flipgrid video highlighting “Our difference is our superpower” that will be shared to grade levels. Students will make a Flipgrid responding to the same prompt. Videos will be… Read more

Celebration Partner: Finding My Way Books

The Inclusive Schools Network is excited to partner with Finding My Way Books and celebrate this year’s Inclusive Schools Week. Finding My Way Books has been working for almost a decade to promote the inclusion of children with disabilities by sharing their stories in nonfiction picture books. One of their goals is to offer school… Read more

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2020 Inclusive Schools Week Theme #ISW2020

One observation that people around the world are sharing in the year 2020 is the importance of the word ‘Inclusion’.  We have chosen our new theme in recognition of at least three ways in which a greater appreciation for inclusion, as a philosophy and as a way of life in our schools and community, has… Read more

Park Early Childhood Center #ISW2019 Celebration

Park Early Childhood Center in Ossining, New York celebrated Inclusive Schools Week for the first time.  Park is home to approximately 600 our youngest learners and houses our pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. In collaboration with members of the Park Equity Committee and members of our Special Education Steering Committee, a week-long schedule of school-wide events… Read more

Salt Lake City School District Launches Into ISW

Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD) is celebrating Inclusive Schools Week!  This year marks the first time SLCSD will participate in this worldwide event sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network. SLCSD welcomes students from across the globe with over 80 languages spoken in the homes of its students. This depth and breadth of cultural, linguistic, ethnic, and… Read more