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National Presenter Series



2023–2024 National Presenter Series for Inclusive Practices Schedule

Join the National Presenter Series for Inclusive Practices to learn from leading experts about innovative educational strategies for all learners, including those with disabilities. This series supports Texas Teacher Standards and TTESS Domains. Don't miss this enriching opportunity!


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Rick Wormeli


November 29, 2023

Session ID: 1767094 


Summarization Techniques for Diverse Classrooms

Learn several innovative strategies to improve student learning across the grade levels and subject areas.


Award-winning author and educator Rick Wormeli has been featured in ABC's Good Morning America and the Washington Post. 

Dr. John Hodge


January 24, 2024

Session ID: 1778695


You Can Get in the Way: How You Can Become a Roadblock to Risk Factors

Is it possible for one person to make a noticeable difference in the life of a child? Learn how to overcome a variety of challenges by using a few proven strategies.


Dr. Hodge is president of Urban Learning and Leadership Center, an organization focused on student achievement and the reduction of the achievement gap. 

Dr. Laura Kern


January 31, 2024

Session ID: 1767091

Opportunities for Success: Embedding High-Leverage Practices Across the PBIS

Uncover techniques across the positive behavior and support framework that you can apply to help students with disabilities succeed.

Dr. Kern is a nationally recognized research assistant at the University of South Florida who specializes in the reduction of aggressive behavior and MTSS.

Jeff Horwitz 


March 1, 2024
Session ID: 1804664

Making the Shift to Student-Led Learning
Learn how Universal Design for Learning and blended learning can help teachers shift to a more student-centered and directed learning environment.

Jeff Horwitz, a 20-year educator and administrator, champions high-quality, personalized 21st-century education, emphasizing empathy, collaboration, and technology integration for student success.



Looking for training now?  View our upcoming workshops focused on classroom management, positive behavior, scaffolding instruction, designing rubrics, modifying curriculum, and more!



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