More than an Event

The Inclusion Institute is the nation’s premier conference to develop collaborative relationships, learn, and problem-solve about the care and education of young children with special needs in inclusive settings. Last year, it sold out months in advance—so watch this page for registration announcements.

Extending the Learning

Federal Panel from 2015The next Inclusion Institute extends opportunities to learn starting at registration. All registrants get free access to 8 online Connect Courses on Inclusion. These courses award CEUs, and several states have approved them for training.

Shaping Dialog and Guiding Practice

The Inclusion Institute is also about shaping dialog. Last year at a special opening day plenary session (left), federal officials debuted the new draft federal policy statement on inclusion and heard feedback that later led to new policy. The 2016 special plenary sessions will be announced shortly

A Special Keynote Address: Taking Research into the Real World

Allison Metz, FPG’s principal investigator on a new $70-million National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning, will deliver a keynote address that focuses on how to take what we know and turn it into lasting practices and policies. Throughout her keynote, families will offer their own personal stories, useful strategies, and tips on inclusion.

Dozens of world-class experts, over 40 groundbreaking sessions and workshops, free courses for CEUs—and an enduring impact.