Getting Started in Inclusion Settings

There is a lot of research and prior knowledge that can assist us in our planning and teaching—before we even set foot in the classroom. To prepare for teaching in inclusion settings, especially ICT classrooms, check out some of these foundational resources on inclusive language, universal design for learning, roles of Classroom Professionals you may partner with, and more.

Explore Getting Started in Inclusion Settings Resources

  • Engaging Classroom Professionals and Caregivers Online

    Remote Teaching & Learning, Classroom Partners

    Explore ways to engage Classroom Professionals—and possibly students' caregivers, too—while teaching online.

  • Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) Classrooms

    Classroom Partners

    Learn what an ICT Classroom is and what to expect when you are teaching in one.

  • Paraprofessional Roles & Responsibilities

    Classroom Partners

    Understand the various roles of paraprofessionals (Paras) in the classroom and explore ways to engage them in your lesson.

  • Related Service Providers

    Classroom Partners

    Understand the role Related Service Providers (RSPs) play in supporting students' growth and well being beyond the curriculum.

  • What to Advocate for Within Your Organization

    Classroom Partners

    Understand what support is available from your organization and how to advocate for it so you can be at your best in the classroom

  • Who is in the Classroom? Collaborating with Classroom Professionals

    Classroom Partners

    Get to know the classroom professionals you may meet Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classrooms, and explore ways to communicate, engage, and collaborate.