Event Description

 

UDL Overview: Resources for Teachers and Administrators webinar

Date: April 9, 2019

Time: 12:00-1:00

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Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/Linternet 501

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Contact: e-mail Sue Wright at the SETC office to register, wrightsu@cwu.edu

Description:

“The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) governing K-12 education in the United States defines and endorses Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a framework to help achieve greater opportunity and academic achievement for all learners, including those with disabilities, English learners, and “gifted and talented” students.” (Novak, Universally Designed Leadership)  

This webinar will introduce resources on how to explore and implement UDL from the perspective of those in a leadership position.   There are many web-based resources, as well as printed resources developed by veteran teachers and school administrators that provide guidance for putting the UDL framework into practice.  Join this webinar to obtain resources that will help you facilitate discussions around the use the UDL guidelines to shape curriculum decisions.  Participants will receive a list of well-vetted resources on creating more equitable, inclusive, and effective learning environments. 

 

Objectives:

 

Participants will receive an overview of the UDL Framework

 

Participants will learn how districts in Washington state are beginning to explore and implement UDL

 

Participants will list 3 resources for exploring the UDL Framework

 

Participants will explore web-based resources to support teachers in implementing UDL principles

 

Presenter:

Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L

Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who has worked in special education in Washington State Public Schools for 19 years.   She is currently the director of the Special Education Technology Center.  Her leadership role at SETC includes providing consultation to administrators and educators on AT procedures and best practices. In addition she actively teaches webinars, in-person classes and consultation on the implementation of assistive technology for children with wide range of physical and cognitive abilities.

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