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4/28/2022, Making UDL Connections to Empower Educators

Date: 4/28/2022 Time: 12:00-1:00 Location: internet Type: Webinar

Description

The SETC staff presented a session at ATIA entitled Making UDL Connections to Empower Educators. 

Join us to discuss this topic further and interact with educators in other districts and states on how they are empowering educators to make UDL Connections.

We invite you to view the presentation recording prior to joining this discussion.  

How do you make connections to spread the UDL message and support statewide UDL implementation?  The Special Education Technology Center in Washington State has created innovative strategies, supports and trainings to connect school districts and educators across our state.  Our goal is to empower leaders and educators in the classroom to embrace UDL and step forward from wherever they are onto a path toward inclusion.  This session will be interactive with practical examples, tips and tools we have learned on our UDL journey as well as reflection and discussion time to draw on the rich experience of our participants.    

Learning Objectives: 

  1. At the end of this session participants will identify at least one professional development strategy to support educators with UDL implementation  
  2. At the end of this session participants will target 2 innovative ideas to share with their district or agency in support of UDL implementation.  

Presenters

Linda Doehle, AT Specialist


Linda Doehle started her career as a software engineer after completing her degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics at Whitworth College. She brought her technical skills to the field of assistive technology while working as an Assistive Technology Specialist for the Yakima School District. Linda holds an AT Specialist Certificate and enjoys being able to use her technology skills in helping students optimize their abilities through the use of assistive technology. Linda has been with the Special Education Technology Center for eight years and has presented webinars and classes at national and statewide conferences. 

Rose Racicot, MS, OTR/L

Rose is an OT and Assistive Technology Specialist in Bellevue School District and at Special Education Technology Center at CWU with 34 years of experience. Her passion is to help school districts and educators implement Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to create inclusive classrooms for all students to succeed. Rose facilitates learning experiences on UDL, literacy support software, educational iPad apps, and accessibility features across platforms at the local, state, and national level both in-person and through remote learning.

Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L

Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who is currently in the role of director at the Special Education Technology Center (SETC).  She has worked in special education in Washington state public schools for 23 years. Her leadership role at SETC includes providing guidance to administrators, families, and school teams on assistive technology tools and best practices to remove barriers to student learning.

Contact

Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

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