Schools

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

ISN Partner: Unified Champion Schools Course Series for Educators

NOW LIVE! Free Introduction to UCS Course Series for Educators We are so excited to share the new Unified Champion Schools (UCS) training created especially for educators is now live on our learning platform SO Learn! This series includes four courses that will increase educators understanding of the Unified Champion Schools strategy and demonstrate its… 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

A Solid Foundation #ISW2021

A solid foundation is essential to any building project.  The foundation not only supports the building and anchors it against natural forces, but it also protects the structure from ground moisture, so it stands firm.  In our schools and communities, strong leadership is the foundation that supports an inclusive school environment and anchors it firmly… 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

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“If You Build It, They Will Come!” #ISW2021

The 25th anniversary of the movie classic “Field of Dreams,” celebrated this year with the MLB game in the Iowa cornfields, gives testimony to the movie’s legendary line, “If you build it, they will come.”  It also echoes the message and hope of this year’s rebuilding theme for Inclusive Schools Week.  If we share ownership… Read more

Atlanta Public Schools’ ISW Celebration

Activities that Promote Awareness This year’s theme is “Charting the Course for Inclusive Schools.” Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will celebrate the entire week of December 2-6, 2019 with various inclusive activities. The CLL program will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 11:30 AM in the CLL Auditorium. Crystal Jones, Principal of Beecher Hills… Read more

New Inclusive Schools Week Activities

Decorate Your Room for Inclusive Schools Week! Give students a chance to sum up their best traits while reviewing adjectives with this bulletin board decoration. Instruct each child to fill out the gift pattern, decorate it, and cut it out. Then invite each child to share the adjectives with the class. Display the completed gifts… Read more

Inclusive Schools Week 2015 Plans in San Francisco

KALW Local Public Radio 91.7FM in San Francisco hosted Deborah Peralta, co-chair of Inclusive Schools Week in San Francisco, to discuss upcoming events for this celebration in December. They discuss their plans for Inclusive Schools Week which has celebrated the progress that schools have made in providing a supportive and quality education to an increasingly… Read more