Principal Leadership: Moving Towards Inclusive and High Achieving Schools for Students with Disabilities

The CEEDAR Center works with states, universities, and education agencies. We like to say that we provide “Opportunities to Learn for Teachers and Leaders.” We are a national technical assistance center dedicated to supporting states in their efforts to develop teachers and leaders who can successfully prepare students with disabilities to achieve college and career-ready standards.

Resource Overview

An IC is a tool that identifies and describes the major components of a practice or innovation. With the implementation of any innovation comes a continuum of configurations of implementation from non-use to the ideal.

Principal Leadership: Moving Towards Inclusive and High Achieving Schools for Students with Disabilities

This paper features an innovation configuration (IC) matrix that can guide principal leadership professionals toward inclusive and high-achieving schools for students with disabilities. Reflective of our democratic values, all children living in the United States are eligible to receive a public school education. Some children have widely divergent cultural backgrounds and atypical levels of development that make learning a challenge for them, but to inclusive school leaders, each student has promise.