Part 1: School Leadership for Students with Disabilities
Part 2: What is Inclusion and Why is it Important?
Part 3: The Principal’s Role in Developing Effective Inclusive Schools
Part 4: Instructional Leadership for Students with Disabilities
Part 5: Facilitating Collaboration
Part 6: Partnering with Parents: Ensuring Successful Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
Part 7: District Support for School Leaders

Each part has a download section that contains all the necessary materials to utilize that portion. You can also follow the links on the narrative of each page. The audience for this CEM is intended to be teacher and leader candidates within preservice programs at the undergraduate or graduate levels and/or district teachers and leaders participating in inservice professional learning opportunities.


  • Part 7: District Support for School Leaders. This part contains an overview of the importance of district leadership and the ways in which learning-focused district support can help school leaders improve instruction for students with disabilities in their schools. The goal of this CEM is to emphasize how supports from district leaders, including local special education administrators (LSEAs), can help principals address academic learning and life outcomes for their students with disabilities.

Part 7 includes handouts accompanying the anchor presentation that instructors and professional development providers can download for use.

Handout 1: References

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