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Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education!   
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The 22nd Annual State-wide Institute was held at the Westwood Conference Center in Wausau, WI Monday, July 27 through Wednesday, July 29 and offered a variety of information on Best Practices in 
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This Institute is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Inclusion Institute, Inc.  

Consider using this Institute as the venue for your 2015-2016 administrative team, school staff, or individual planning retreat.  Institute Staff & DPI Consultants are available to assist you and your colleagues in planning & problem-solving.  Don’t miss this great opportunity!  

Register early: Space is limited to the first 225 registering 

Promote your organization or Microenterprise by purchasing an exhibit table. Space is limited and only applications from exhibitors/vendors that are self-advocates and/or support school or community inclusion will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by July 15, 2015. 
The 22nd Annual Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education begins on Monday evening and offers an exciting variety of topics, including: Systems Change; Co-Teaching; Using Staff Inclusively; Moving Inclusion Forward; Developing Literacy for Learners with Intellectual Disabilities; Personalizing Learning in Mathematics, Social Studies & English/Language Arts; Engaging Families; Addressing Mental Health Challenges; Addressing Interpersonal Safety; Creating a Self-Determined Life & more. 

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Keynote Speakers

Mike Remus
Mike's keynote presentation will focus on crucial conversations & issues that must be addressed in order to move inclusion forward & embrace great expectations for All. Mike’s follow-up forum will provide questions & activities for IEP teams to consider when writing IEP’s, so that the IEP’s are meaningful and implemented during the natural part of the day.

Katherine & Ben Perreth
After Ben experienced a massive brain hemorrhage at age 7, he and his family were changed forever – and so were the myriad educational professionals involved in the process of educating and supporting Ben.  Katherine and Ben will bring us their humorous, informational and entertaining brand of hope and inspiration as they present aspects of Katherine’s award-winning book, Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope.

"I have been impressed with every aspect of the program including the environment, the guest speakers, the opportunity to network, and the overall organization for the past five years and highly recommend this program for all educators and parents of children with special needs."
- Jackie Paullin, Genesee Lake School

"I am a third grade teacher and have attended the Inclusion Conference for several years. I look forward to the conference every year because I always leave with ideas that I can implement immediately. I have gained a wealth of knowledge that helps me to better work with and understand all students, not just students with special needs." 
- Mary Wudtke, 3rd Grade Bonduel Elementary School

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