Targeted Collaboration for Impact helps educators (especially those with no prior special education expertise) work together to identify, share, and meet the needs of diverse learners during this challenging time. Over 5 weeks, through a combination of self-paced content and live sessions, educators hone the skills research tells us are needed to get results for diverse learners.
Participants learn how to:
- Cultivate a culture of collaboration;
- Understand and connect with each student's potential;
- Build professional partnerships to set and meet robust student goals;
- Communicate for consistency across stakeholders;
- Develop meaningful family partnerships; and
- Much more!
Fall Sessions Start Soon! Live sessions are held on Thursday evenings from 7:30 - 9:00 EST and run for 5 weeks from October 7 through November 4, 2021.
Total Cost: $500/ participant
For hardship scholarships and other discounts email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|5 live sessions (90 minutes each)|
|Self-paced content about building more inclusive classrooms|
|Access to a cohort of like-minded educators|
|Over 25 downloadable tools for immediate classroom use|
|Support from ABC's experts|
|Certificate of Completion for 12.5 hours of Continuing Education|
|NEW: Earn a digital credential for use on social media, CVs, and more!|
“Even as a school psychologist with more than a decade of experience with consultation and collaboration in schools, ABC's Targeted Collaboration course provided me with many opportunities to reflect on and improve my practice. I appreciated the frameworks, the concrete tools, and the opportunity to share my learning with like-minded colleagues.”School Psychologist, MT
“I HAD A WONDERFUL TIME LEARNING FROM DIVERSE EDUCATORS ON WAYS TO BEST SUPPORT STUDENTS, FAMILIES, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO IMPROVE BETTER OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS WITH DIVERSE LEARNING SKILLS!”Early Education Classroom Teacher, DC
“This process helped me build relationships with my colleagues and use their feedback to teach and improve instruction…”Middle School Special Education Teacher, DC
Introduction to Targeted Collaboration for Impact
This course provides background information to The Ability Challenge and our flagship course, Targeted Collaboration for Impact.
Module 1: Cultivating a Culture of Collaboration
Upon completing this module, educators will be able to initiate and build a strong foundation and planning for systematic collaboration by engaging in interactions with a common purpose, both formally and informally.
Module 2: Understanding Student Potential
Upon completing this module, educators will be able to seek and apply multiple perspectives to deepen understanding of student needs and abilities.
Module 3: Building Professional Partnerships
Upon completing this module, educators will be able to partner with professionals to adapt and tailor their practice by integrating principles of differentiation into instructional planning efforts.
Module 4: Communicating for Consistency
Upon completing this module, educators will be able to distribute/coordinate and communicate timely and relevant information to ensure consistency and carryover between supporters of the student.
Module 5: Building Family Partnerships
Upon completing this module, educators will be able to engage and inspire families as productive participants to co-facilitate progress for students with disabilities.
5 Online Learning Modules
The entire content from our self-paced modules will be available to you for one year. Some of this content will be used in the workshop series, but there is additional content that you can explore on your own!
5 Live Sessions
ABC experts will facilitate weekly 90-minute live sessions to explore this content with other like-minded educators. Sessions are fun, lively, and help to deepen knowledge of essential series topics.
Certificate and Digital Credential
Successful completion of course requirements entitles participants to a certificate of completion for 12.5 continuing education units (CEUs) and a digital credential (for use on LinkedIn, CV, etc.).