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Our new report shows the continued systemic use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. Read more.

Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with intellectual disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

Inclusive Education Summit

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Inclusive Education Summit

Date: June 14th, 2017 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Sheraton Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
Who: For teachers, administrators, parents and other support staff
Cost: $100 (includes lunch)

Register today to explore the exciting opportunities currently facing BC schools as the 2016 Supreme Court of Canada decision drives a long-overdue reinvestment in public education.

Download poster here.

New provincial funding for additional classroom and specialist teaching positions across the province provides a unique opportunity to collaborate on ways to restore classroom supports and ensure the successful inclusion of all students.

  • How prepared do you feel to teach to diverse groups of students?
  • What’s required to ensure that inclusion works for all students and becomes an integral part of our schools’ broader culture?
  • What training and resources are available to help you and your school community respond to these challenges?

The Summit features experts from across Canada on Inclusive Education, including:

  • Leyton Schnellert, Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan
  • Shelley Moore, M.ED. Instructor, University of BC; Inclusive Education Consultant, Richmond School District
  • Jacqueline Specht, Director of the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education at Western University, London, Ontario.
  • Sherri Brown, Senior Research Analyst for the BC Teachers’ Federation