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Here's where you'll learn the latest about the Ontario Coalition for Inclusive Education's efforts, updates to our web site, and any other news related to inclusive education. Our latest newsletter is available online here.

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Date: 2007-10-18

New event added

A brochure for the "Putting Inclusion into Action" conference has been added to the site.

Go to page: /events/events_list.php


Date: 2007-10-18

2007 Back to School bulletin posted

The 2007 Back to Inclusive School bulletin is available

Go to page: /resources/documents/2007_Back_to_School_Bulletin.pdf


Date: 2006-07-10

New documents have been added

New documents have been added to the resources section of the site. These include:

  • The Coalition's response to, and analysis of the Ministry of Education's Entry to School planning guide; and
  • Review of the Coalition's work throughout 2005.

Go to page: /resources/document_list.php


Date: 2006-06-19

OISE Leadership Academy (July 4 -7) cancelled

The OISE Leadership Academy scheduled for July 4-7 in Toronto has been cancelled.

For more information, contact Gordon Porter, Director, Inclusive Education Initiatives Canadian Association for Community living Tel. (506) 328-8957

Go to page: /news/news_index.php


Date: 2006-04-25

Upcoming events added

The events section of the web site includes a new list of upcoming conferences and workshops.

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/events/events_list.php


Date: 2006-03-21

Safer Schools? Safer Communities?

A new document offering Input into the Ministry of Education Safe Schools Act Review Consultations is available.

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2005-11-03

Coalition's Back to School Bulletin available

The Coalition's back to school bulletin is available in the resources section.

Go to page: /resources/document_list.php


Date: 2005-04-06

New resources added

Two new documents have been added to the resources section. These documents include a call to action on the 10th anniversary of the Coalition, and a discussion of the Ottawa Carleton SEAC's move to ban the use of the word 'segregation'.

Go to page: /resources/document_list.php


Date: 2005-01-18

CACL Summit Presentations Available

The presentations from the CACL National Summit on Inclusive Education, held November 24 ? 26, 2004 in Ottawa are available online at the CACL web site.

Go to page: http://www.cacl.ca/2005/english/natconf/2004/conferencesummary.html


Date: 2004-11-12

Guide to Inclusive Children's Literature available

A list of recommended children's books and criteria for assessing the inclusiveness of a given book is now available in the resources section of the site.

This document includes a plan of action for parents, and a list of the Fab Four of Inclusive picture books.

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2004-10-14

New events have been added

Event information for the CACL National Summit on Inclusive Education and the latest Coaching To Inclusion conference series have been added.

Go to page: /events/events_list.php


Date: 2004-10-13

New Events section Added

A new section has been added to the site to display events presented by the Coalition and its partners.

Go to page: /events/events_list.php


Date: 2004-09-13

New resources added.

With the beginning of a new school year comes analysis and investigation of policy changes by the Ontario Liberal government.

Go to page: /resources/document_list.php


Date: 2004-06-09

New Resources Added

The Coalition's response to the 2004 Ontario Provincial Liberal budget and an open letter to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty have been added to the resources section

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2004-06-06

Resource added for parents of preschoolers

What Parents Need to Know When Preschoolers Move On The bureaucracy calls it Transition from Childcare to School Setting. But parents lie awake nights when we are about to send our beautiful little ones off into the world....

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2004-01-27

FAO/IAI Conference Announced

A Conference for Families - Dads, Brothers, Sisters, Moms and Friends -
April 30 - May 2, 2004
The Glen House Resort,
1000 Islands Parkway,
Gananoque, Ontario
1-800-268-4563

Go to page: http://www.family-alliance.com/conf2004.html


Date: 2003-10-28

CACL Announced National Initiative on Inclusive Education

A new document has been added describing the Canadian Association for Community Living's national initiative on Inclusive Education as part of Inclusive Education Week, Nov 2-8, 2003.

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2003-03-11

New resource documents added

A number of new documents have been added to the resource section of the site.

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2002-12-02

Resource Added

An exerpt from the Handbook for Members of Special Education Advisory Committees (parts 1 and 3) have been added in PDF format to the Resources section.

Go to page: /resources/document_list.php


Date: 2002-10-24

People First of Ontario Conference

The Right to be Safe!

November 22-24, 2002
Regal Constellation Hotel
Dixon Rd
Toronto, ON

Registration $45.00 per person (includes lunch meal on Saturday)
Registration Opens 5 p.m. Nov. 22
Conference begins at 7 p.m. Nov 22

Go to page: http://www.interlog.com/~pfc/pfo/welcome.html


Date: 2002-09-29

Eaton Decision Analysis Added

An exhaustive analysis of the Ontario Supreme Court's Eaton Decision by David Jory has been added to the resources section of the site.

Go to page: /resources/document_list.php


Date: 2002-09-12

Coaching to Inclusion Workshop October 1.

Coaching to Inclusion Series is Proud to Present:
Tuesday, October 1, 2002, 8:00 to 3:30
Al Condeluci - "Building Community".

Go to page: /news/events/coaching.pdf


Date: 2002-09-12

CACL Meeting the Challenge Brochure Updated

The final brochure for the CACL Meeting the Challenge: Inclusion & Diversity in Education conference is available here.


Date: 2002-09-04

A Workshop Training Opportunity: Building for Inclusion

The Ontario Coalition for Inclusive Education is pleased to offer workshops on Education Planning for Inclusion.

These workshops will assist families, educators, support personnel, and individuals to plan for a positive future with inclusive education.

We invite organizations, agencies, schools and school boards to contact us to set up a time to hold a workshop in your community.

Go to page: /resources/events/Brochure-Coalition.pdf


Date: 2002-08-20

TACL Meeting Announcement

Are you the parent of a school-aged child? Are you concerned about your child?s right to attend their neighbourhood school? Have you heard about the ?Rationalization of Support for Students with a Learning Disability or Mild Intellectual Disability? project at the Toronto District School Board? The TACL Education Committee is meeting to discuss this issue on Wednesday, August 28th.

Go to page: /news/events/rationalization_flyer.pdf


Date: 2002-07-25

OHRC Releases Discussion Paper on Discrimination in Education

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has issued a discussion paper entitled EDUCATION AND DISABILITY: Human Rights Issues in Ontario?s Education System.

The deadline for written submissions to the consultation on disability issues in Ontario's education system is October 7, 2002

Go to page: http://www.ohrc.on.ca/english/consultations/education-disability-consultation-paper.shtml


Date: 2002-05-29

Meeting the Challenge: November 3-5, 2002

Meeting the challenge: Inclusion & Diversity in Education is a conference held by the Canadian Association for Community Living

The conference will take place November 3-5, 2002 at the Delta Meadowvale in Mississauga.

The conference brochure is available here in PDF

Go to page: http://www.cacl.ca


Date: 2002-05-22

New resource documents available

In an effort to continue to provide as many online resources as possible, we have uploaded a number of new documents to the site. These include communications to the Ontario Association of Deans of Education, and printable documents on Curriculum Adaptation.

As always, your submissions of new resources are welcome.

Go to page: http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/document_list.php


Date: 2002-03-03

Review of Ontario Auditor's report

A review of the Ontario Auditor's Report as it relates to special education has been added to the documents in the resources section.

Go to page: /resources/documents/auditor_report.php


Date: 2002-01-20

New items added to Make a Difference Section

A call to support a statement made about 2002 MCSS funding sent in November 2001. We're asking you to write a letter or sign a petition in support of the statement.

Go to page: /difference/difference_index.php


 

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