Session Agenda

February 6, 2017

 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Networking Breakfast

Welcome & Introductions

Leadership from a Strengths-Based Approach

Simulation – ELDEx Module 9 – Equity for Students with Disabilities

Back to School – Naming, Prioritizing, and Committing Inclusive Practices and Action Planning for Impact on School Culture and Classroom Practice

Institute Closing, Certificate, and Evaluation



Dr. Sarah Benis Scheier-Dolberg

Dr. Sarah Benis Scheier-Dolberg

Assistant Director

Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC)

Dr. Albert Jones

Dr. Albert Jones

Associate Professor

Cal State LA Charter College of Education

David Tokofsky

David Tokofsky


Transforming Schools for Inclusion - Creating and Leading Cultures of Collaboration

Session 1

Monday, February 6, 2017

8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Cal State LA, Charter College of Education

Golden Eagle Conference Center, Ballroom #3 (3rd floor)

Use Parking Structure C (Top Level)

5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032



Featured UELC Module

Module 9: Equity for Students with Disabilities

Critical Issues Strand

Building Level

Camden, NJ





Situated in Camden City, NJ, this module explores issues related to providing appropriate services for students with disabilities. The module’s simulation centers on a school-based leadership team in a charter school grappling with a scandal relating to special education students. The leadership team works to find plausible solutions for navigating the legal, social-emotional, academic, and staffing issues present in the simulation.


Key Skills Developed:

  • Collaborative Decision-Making
  • Equity in Special Education Programming

Leadership Tools & Assessments

  • StrengthFinders (Gallup)
  • Action Planning Tool

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (ISLLC 2015)

  • 5) Community of Care and Support for Students
  • 6) Professional Capacity of School Personnel
  • 8) Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community
  • 10) School Improvement
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