Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Public lectures on inclusive education- Oct. 13

JAMES MCLESKEY LECTURES AT U of A on INCLUSIVE EDUCATION- OCT. 13, 2010


James McLeskey is a professor, School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies in the College of Education, University of Florida.

Dr. McLeskey has worked extensively with administrators and teachers on school improvement efforts,
seeking to provide educational services for students with disabilities that are more effective and inclusive. He has written about these activities in several articles and books, including Inclusive School in Action: Making Differences Ordinary (ASCD, 2000), and Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students (Pearson Education, 2010).

TWO LECTURES- both OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

“Qualities of effective, inclusive schools”
October 13 3:30 – 4:30
Room ED N 2-115
This presentation explores qualities of a highly effective and inclusive school.


“Reflections on developing effective, inclusive schools”
October 13 7 – 9 pm
Room TL 12 (Tory Lecture Theatre)
This session addresses potential problems that arise, and how these problems may be addressed in developing effective, inclusive schools. An emphasis is placed on making differences ordinary as students with disabilities are included in local schools. The qualities of effective, inclusive schools will be briefly discussed.

Questions and comments from the audience will be encouraged.

Contact Wendy Suave at ERC (Edmonton Regional Coalition for Inclusive Education) for more info.

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