Picture Inclusion! Snapshots of Successful Diverse Classrooms
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Whitney H. Rapp, Associate Professor, Inclusive Education, St. John Fisher College; Dr. Katrina L. Arndt, Professor, Inclusive Education, St. John Fisher College; and Dr. Susie M. Hildenbrand, Associate Dean, School of Education, St. John Fisher College
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Picture inclusion in your classroom! Teaching practices that support all students are possible, and you’ll learn why and how in this edWebinar with inclusion experts Whitney H. Rapp, Ph.D. Katrina L. Arndt, Ph.D., and Susan M. Hildenbrand, Ed.D., coauthors of the upcoming book Picture Inclusion! Snapshots of Successful Diverse Classrooms. Dr. Rapp, Dr. Arndt, and Dr. Hildenbrand present practical inclusion strategies you can easily adapt for your classroom.
In this edWebinar, you’ll:
- Connect theories of inclusive education with everyday classroom practices
- See how inclusion works in three diverse model classrooms: Grades one, three, and five
- Learn how to use inclusive practices across academic content areas—including English language arts, math, science, and social studies—and special subjects like art, music, physical education, and technology
This session is perfect for both practicing and preservice K–5 educators, including general and special education teachers, school and district leaders, and administrators. There will be time to get your questions answered after the presentation. Register now to discover how inclusion can make a difference in your classroom!
About the Presenters
Dr. Whitney H. Rapp is Associate Professor of Inclusive Education at St. John Fisher College, where she teaches courses on inclusive education pedagogy, assessment, and classroom management. Dr. Rapp holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and psychology from the State University of New York at Potsdam and master’s and doctoral degrees in special education from Michigan State University. Dr. Rapp’s current research interests include universal design for learning (UDL) throughout the school years and college, as well as strategies for executive functioning. She is the author of the textbook Universal Design for Learning: 100 Ways to Teach All Learners (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2014) and coauthor of the textbook Teaching Everyone: An Introduction to Inclusive Education (with K. L. Arndt; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2012). Dr. Rapp presents at local, state, national, and international conferences on UDL and inclusive education pedagogy.
Dr. Katrina L. Arndt is Professor of Inclusive Education at St. John Fisher College, where she teaches courses on educational technology, inclusive education pedagogy, assessment, and upper elementary literacy. Dr. Arndt earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Grinnell College and master’s degree in educational psychology from the University of Minnesota. She completed a Certificate of Advanced Study (C.A.S.) in disability studies and a doctoral degree in special education at Syracuse University. Dr. Arndt’s research interests include qualitative research, participatory action research, and the least restrictive environment (LRE). She is the coeditor of the collections Foundations of Disability Studies and Emerging Perspectives on Disability Studies (with M. Wappett, Palgrave Publishing, 2013) and coauthor of Teaching Everyone: An Introduction to Inclusive Education (with W.H. Rapp; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2012). Dr. Arndt has served as an expert for school districts and the U.S. Attorney’s office on issues related to the LRO, and she presents locally and nationally on issues related to inclusive education.
Dr. Susie M. Hildenbrand is Associate Professor of Inclusive Education and Associate Dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., School of Education at St. John Fisher College. She teaches courses on inclusive education pedagogy, assessment, and classroom management. Dr. Hildenbrand earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Michigan and her master’s degree in reading and learning disabilities from DePaul University. She received her doctoral degree in teaching and curriculum from the University of Rochester. Dr. Hildenbrand’s research interests include positive classroom management, student teaching, and service learning, and she presents local and nationally on these topics. She has also created and delivered professional development training sessions on trauma-sensitive pedagogy and instructional strategies for more than 100 in-service teachers and administrators in the region.
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