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
Total Fees: $500/ participant
NEW TIME ANNOUNCED! Live sessions are held on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 9:00 EST and run for 5 weeks from April 28 through May 26, 2021. Download Series Overview
|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|
|A Certificate of Completion for 12.5 hours of Continuing Education will be issued for successful completion of all course activities.|
(Note: We have hardship scholarships available and discounts for enrolling 3 or more . Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.)
“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.