Join us for the 2013 Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education!
Download the Institute brochure
The 20th Annual State-wide Institute will be held at the Westwood Conference Center in Wausau, WI Monday, July 29 through Wednesday, July 31 and offers a variety of information on Best Practices in Inclusion. Get all of the details in the brochure
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 1, 2013. Download the application
Kathie Snow (pictured top left) and Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach (pictured bottom left) are the keynote speakers.
Kathie is a mother, author, public speaker, trainer, and consultant. Prior to Kathie’s son being born with a disability and her subsequent leadership in disability awareness and advocacy, she was a broadcast television writer, producer and director. Kathie combines her experiences to ignite positive and long-lasting change across the nation. She will present on a variety of topics including: Inclusive Education, People First Language, relationships & communications, natural supports, and more. Read more about Kathie
Mike Berkson is a lead actor and founding member of Handicap This! He is also the inspirational leader of the Keep On Keeping On Foundation, an aspiring film-maker and he is in the midst of finishing his first novel. Weeks after Mike was born with cerebral palsy, the doctors told his parents not to expect much. His razor sharp wit is a force to be reckoned with and you will quickly see he was born to be on stage. Read more about Mike
Tim Wambach is also a lead actor and founding member of Handicap This! Tim is the President of the Keep On Keeping On Foundation. He has worked as Summer Camp counselor for youth with disabilities, a Youth Director, Sales Rep for textbooks, speaker for National Financial Educators, Speech Coach, and Trainer with Next Level Consulting providing training services for Fortune 500 companies.
This Institute is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Inclusion Institute, Inc. Consider inviting a paraprofessional, parent, or fellow colleague to attend with you. We look forward to seeing you at the 20th Annual State-wide Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education!