Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you thinking about attending professional development this summer?

Are you wanting to learn evidence-based strategies to increase student success?

Are you interested in how to increase student motivation and effort?


You need to attend the 2015 Inclusion Institute: New Frame of Mind. Join us June 11th for a one-day conference that will bring you LOTS of ideas to help students. Plus, in addition to the keynote session covering Growth Mindsets with Emily Diehl, you will also receive a copy of MindSet: New Psychology of Success. The day will also include opportunities to attend breakout sessions covering current inclusive topics. For more information and to register check out Inclusion Institute 2015,

Register now for a chance to receive your very own copy of MindSet!

Inclusion Institute Conference App Available!

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ESC Region 13 has launched a multi-event conference app and Inclusion Institute is included! Use it to help you make the most of your time at Inclusion Institute.  It features:

  1. Schedule– From the main schedule select sessions to create your personal schedule (My Schedule)
  2. Speakers– Browse through our speakers and select sessions provided by your favorites!
  3. Handouts– Links to handout can be found in the session descriptions. We will be posting handouts as they are received from the presenters.
  4. Floor Maps– Have our floor map in the palm of your hand!
  5. Twitter– Tweet about Inclusion Institute directly through the app. You can use these hashtags: #newframeofmind, #esc13ii. You can follow us @esc_JCSanders.


ESC Region 13 app is available for iOS and android devices. Visit our app’s landing page for download information and ways to share this information with your colleagues:  On it you will find all the information you need to find the ESC Region 13 Conference app on the App Store and Google Play. Once inside our conference app, look for the Inclusion Institute Event.

Set up a profile and follow your favorite topics and presenters!  We look forward to hearing from you!

Coming soon! Inclusion Institute web app.  This is an option for those who want to access to this same information on their computer or laptop.

Inclusion Institute Breakout Session Topics

You may have heard that Mindset Works will be at Inclusion Institute 2015, but you might also be wondering…

Who else will be there?

Apple and Accessibility with Megan Wilson and David Hernandez

Solving Word Problems Using Schemas with Dr. Sarah Powell

Reading for Understanding in the Content Areas with High School Students and with Elementary Students with Dr. Jessica Toste

Bilingual Language Acquisition: Appropriate & Beneficial for All Students with Lisa Rukovena

I Don’t Give Grades, You Earn Them with Pollyanna Littlefield

Opportunities for Inclusion in Early Childhood with Katie Adams

Discovery Writing with Dr. Stacy Foss and Tracy Vogel

Centers for the Inclusion Classroom with Stacie Koerth

Using Data to Increase Student Success with Dr. Kathleen Pfannenstiel

…and more!


Register today!

Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind

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Do you have questions on how to grade students in special education?

As a special educator do you fully understand your role in grading?

At June 11th’s  Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind, attend the session, I Don’t Give Grades, You Earn Them. In this session, teachers will explore what TEA says about grading exceptional learners and what that means to us as professional special educators. After this breakout session, you will walk away with a deeper understanding of grading and what grades truly mean for students in special education.

Don’t miss out…REGISTER NOW at, class #SU1528847.

Are you a paraprofessional? Want to save money? Click here to obtain a 50% discount code to this one-day conference.

FREE Mindset Webinar

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Heard about Growth and Fixed Mindsets but want to learn more?

The AGC team is offering a sneak peak at this year’s Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind keynote speaker, Emily Diehl!

In this 30 minute webinar, Emily will share the research behind a growth mindset and preview strategies for nurturing a growth mindset in your students and you.

Register now for this FREE webinar.

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 3:30-4 PM


Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you nurturing a growth mindset in your students? 

Are you looking for ways to increase motivation and effort from your students?

Join us June 11th at the Inclusion Institute 2015 to learn about cultivating a Growth Mindset. Emily Diehl from Mindset Works will lead sessions on how to change our own mindsets and cultivate growth mindsets in all students leading to greater success! Register now at

We are offering a discount code for the first 50 paraeducators and preservice teachers. Simply follow this link to obtain your discount code:

Inclusion Institute 2015

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Are you looking to learn new ways to motivate students, teach explicitly, explore strategies to increase student achievement in core academic classes, and walk out with a  New Frame of Mind?

If the answer is YES- then the 2015 Inclusion Institute is for you!

Join us June 11th for an all-day institute of practical strategies for inclusive settings. Breakout sessions will be offered for both special and general educators, as well as paraprofessionals. In addition, Emily Diehl from Mindset Works will be providing the keynote and discussing the research about the growth mindset and why it is a critical lever for motivation and success.

When: June 11th, 2015
Where: ESC Region 13
Who: Educators, paraprofessionals, pre-service teachers

Register:, workshop ID SU1528847

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Free Webinar with Inclusion Institute’s Keynote Speaker Susan Hentz




Join us for a short 30 minute webinar where Susan Hentz, author of Collaborate Smart: Practical Strategies and Tools for Educators, will be sharing her tips for learning centers and flexible groups in collaboratively taught classroom. Susan will be our keynote speaker this year for Inclusion Institute: Great Expectations.

Learning Centers and Flexible Groups in Your Collaborative Classroom
Learning centers  provide opportunities for educators to differentiate by readiness, skill, and interests. During this fast-paced webinar, Susan will share the steps required to create learning centers for  addressing our diverse student population. Watch your instructional time significantly increase by using powerful instructional routines and procedures that put you in charge and clearly establish the roles and expectations for your students.

Susan’s Preview Webinar

Monday, June 23, 2014

10:30 am CST

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:






Register for Inclusion Institute 2014: Great Expectations


Face-to-face conference – SU1427634

Virtual conference – SU1428827