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Expand the skills of leadership personnel at the district and campus level to benefit all students, specifically focusing on the impact of instruction for struggling learners.

This training will help you:


a sustainable learning environment where school leaders, teachers and supporting personnel speak a common language for all students.


school leaders to understand and create the most effective systems for supporting successful inclusion.


your leadership team of principals, assistant principals, district-level administrators, and any personnel involved in planning professional development, with an up-to-date body of research and methodology for struggling learners.

Find answers you need to know, such as:

  • How does our leadership team identify the most critical issues in educating students with disabilities?
  • How do our district’s practices compare and contrast to others at the state and national levels?
  • What are the most current and effective models for staffing?

Discover new perspectives, skills, and research-based resources:

  • Learn effective in-class support options
  • Rethink and revitalize traditional options for services
  • Foster collaboration between general and special education personal
  • Assess quality indicators for staffing and scheduling on your campus.
Session 1: Critical Issues in Educating Students with Disabilities
Session 2: Instructional Strategies for Diverse Learners
Session 3: A Step by Step Process for Basing Staffing Decisions On the Needs of Students
Session 4: Accessing the General Curriculum, Positive Behavioral Supports, and Other Key Topics
Session 5: School Issues and System Issues that Impact Change
Session 6: Putting It All Together: Tools for Change Agents

Expand your toolbox:

Over a decade ago, Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton wrote The Knowing-Doing Gap:  How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action.  Their premise was that although many executives, managers, and leaders knowledgeable and well trained, they still are not often doing what they know should be done.  This idea extends just as easily to public education as it does to Fortune 500 companies, and led to the development of Stetson’s Inclusive Education Knowing-Doing Gap Instrument. It’s designed to be completed by an individual leader, leadership team, teachers, administrative teams, and even parents.  Find out more about how this tool can make a difference for the success of your students.

Open new doors:

When all students are given access to the general curriculum, great things are made possible. Here are just a few researched-based long-term benefits:
  • Higher achievement.
  • Better opportunities for successful integration in the general. education classroom and the community.
  • Better post-school results.
  • Stronger likelihood of exit from special education.

Training customization:

Stetson & Associates can customize every training to fit your needs, and has been doing so for over 700 districts for more than 30 years.

Client impact:

“The feedback was specific and personal, delivered in a constructive manner that was well received.”

Individuals from the Connecticut State Department of Education, State Education Resource Center, and the state’s six Regional Educational Service Centers

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