Targeted Collaboration for Impact during COVID 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 during this challenging time.
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!
Total Fees: $400/ participant
Live sessions begin on January 26, 2021, and run on consecutive Tuesday evenings for five weeks from 7:30/8:00 to 9:00 pm EST (session times vary).
|5 live sessions (60-90 minutes each)|
|Access to all self-paced content about building more inclusive classrooms (we've curated 1 hour/week of the most important content for this series)|
|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 10 hours of Continuing Education will be issued for successful completion of all course activities.|
(Note: We have hardship scholarships available. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.)
“[B]eing able to analyze how I collaborate assisted me in bettering myself as an educator”Former partner teacher
“[S]uccessful collaboration between general and special ed teachers is possible and can have a profound effect on the student body being served”Former partner teacher
“This process helped me build relationships with my colleagues and use their feedback to teach and improve instruction…”Former partner teacher
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.