IPC Session Information

Region 4 Inclusive Practices
Conference (IPC) ONLINE
June 16 and 17, 2020

This exciting 2-day conference will explore evidenced-based practices for creating highly-effective and inclusive learning environments from two national presenters, LeDerick Horne and Patrick Schwarz, Ph.D.




National Presenters


lederickJUNE 16: A Path to Pride and Success
As a child, LeDerick Horne couldn’t read or even recognize the alphabet. He was labeled “neurologically impaired” and separated from general education students.
Today, he is a poet, disability rights activist, and motivational speaker. He serves on the board of directors for the nonprofit, Eye to Eye, which pairs middle school students with learning disabilities and ADHD with college and high school mentors that have similar labels.
His work focuses on improving the outcomes of students with disabilities. He is the coauthor of Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success


patrickJUNE 17: Reimagining Education for All: Making Learning Work for Everyone

Patrick Schwarz, Ph.D., is a dynamic and engaging professor, author, motivational speaker, and leader in education for all students. 
He is the author of From Disability to Possibility, Pedro's Whale, and From Possibility to Success
Day 2 will provide a jam-packed day of learning, as Dr. Schwarz discusses: belonging, making learning work for everyone, leadership provided by teachers and their teams, learner-centered supports, teachers as innovators, classroom supports, and collaboration and transition.  

Dr. Schwarz's professional mission is to promote education and human services that advance the status of people of all ages with diverse support needs. 


agendaOnline Sessions

June 16 and 17

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. - National speaker 
10:00 a.m.–10:10 a.m. - Break
10:10 a.m.–11:10 a.m. - National speaker 
11:10 a.m.–11:20 a.m. - Break
11:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m. - Wrap up
11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m. - Q&A 
Receive a FREE e-book from Mr. Horne and Dr. Schwarz when you attend!



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