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The tools you need to create a more inclusive classroom

This event has ended, but recordings are available

Register now to access all 6 recorded sessions as well as the bonus panel session!

Every session has resources and links to every discussed resource in the sessions.

What is the Accessibility Bootcamp?

Accessibility is for everyone. The Accessibility Bootcamp INSPIRE conference is specifically designed for teachers, families, guardians of students with differing needs. These six 90-minute sessions will cover the foundations of special education and dive deep into the tools and strategies to meet the needs of all students using the built-in tools and apps in Office 365, Windows 10, and beyond. You will interact with colleagues and learn from practitioners in the field now. 

When

The Live sessions are over, but you can still register to gain access to all the recordings and resources!

Tuesday and Thursdays – May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 – 4:00-5:30 pm PDT

Wednesday, May 19 join us for a bonus panel session with special guests!

Featured Speakers

Foundations of Accessibility and Special Education

This session includes the who, what, when, where, why of special education, accessibility, and differentiation. Learn about IDEA 2004, what a special education team is/does, what accommodations and modifications are as well as assistive technology.

Robin Lowell

Robin Lowell with guest Amy McCormack

Going deep into Immersive reader and Learning tools- what is the impact?

Deep dive into the how and why of Immersive Reader and Learning tools for students with differing learning needs. Explore ways to use Immersive Reader and Learning Tools with different populations of students.

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Lauren Pittman

OneNote for Special Education

In this session, learn how to stay organized with OneNote for data collection and collaboration, using Class Notebook to support student learning, and using OneNote integrated with Teams to maximize accessibility.

Amanda Weinberg

Office apps: from tools to hacks

In this session learn how tools built right into Office 365 from Word to OneNote to PowerPoint to Excel create an accessible experience for students with differing needs.

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Nic Finelli with guest Elsbeth  Seymour

Using Other Tools and Apps Windows 10 and Beyond

In this session learn how tools built into Windows 10 will create an accessible learning experience.

Lindsey Troyanoski

Lindsey Troyanoski

Transition: Supporting students for what’s to come after graduation.

In this session learn what transition is, what it means for students, and walk away with practical strategies and a digital notebook you can copy and use with your own students.

Debra Bice and Dawn Chappelle

Equity and Special Education

Join our panel of specialists for a conversation around equity in special education.

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Bonuses

Interactive

  • Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with other attendees throughout the series of sessions as well as between sessions in the Microsoft Team. Attendees will interact in chats, breakout rooms, partner activities, group sharing (if desired), and Q&A sessions throughout the 6 sessions, plus the panel session.

Panel sessions

  • Attendees will have exclusive access to a one-time panel session with experts across the fields of technology, machine learning, and special education. This will not be recorded and will only be available to paid attendees.

Audio debrief details

  • Attendees will be able to join us on Friday debrief calls. These will be using an audio-only call option where moderators will interact with participants for a fun relaxed environment to debrief the week’s session topics, answer questions, and share stories from the classroom.

About

What is an INSPIRE event?

  • Visionary leadership from educators who are fluent in emerging trends and integration
  • A dynamic community of learners working together to pursue best practices with digital tools
  • Modeled use of technology to inspire instructional innovation to improve student learning

INSPIRE events are the best place to receive quality professional development to stimulate effective practice in the infusion of digital tools across the curriculum, for students of all ages. These events are delivered virtually for a worldwide audience.

This virtual conference is specifically designed for educators, families and guardians, and student support team members who support students with special needs, struggling learners or any student during remote and hybrid learning and are looking for strategies and tools to create an effective environment for all students. All sessions are delivered by i2e’s professional learning specialists, educators from around the United States who are experts in their field.

If you attend live, you’ll be able to view session recordings later, be sure to register so you don’t miss out!

FAQ

What if I can’t make it to every session?

The sessions will be recorded and available for up to one year in the Microsoft Team that all attendees will be a member of.

Are there clock hours offered?

Yes, through Seattle University you can apply for 10 clock hours or 1 hour of continuing education unit.

Can I receive continuing education unit(s) for this conference?

Yes, through Seattle University you can apply for 10 clock hours or 1 continuing education unit.

My district wants to send a group of teachers. Is there a discount?

Yes, contact us at [email protected] for volume pricing.

How will I access the live event?

You will be added to a Microsoft Team and a video with written instructions will be sent to you the week prior to the first live event so that you can be sure you have access and understand how to find all the valuable resources throughout the event.

Is this interactive or just a webinar to listen to?

These are very interactive sessions. You will also have access to the Microsoft Team for the next year for this event with an opportunity to chat with other participants, join small group calls, and join us for special unrecorded expert interviews, audio-only discussions, and more!