Thinking Differently to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners

Holyoke Staff invested their professional development day on Thursday April 19th to receive the  training “Thinking Differently to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners: Making Inclusive Schools Work for All Students.” The day was facilitated by  Mr. Toby King, Deputy Executive Director Of the Exceptional Student Services Unit at the Colorado Department of Education.


  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Working Styles
  • Context for Inclusive Practices
  • Supported Learning & Effective Instruction
  • Working Together
  • Lunch
  • Student Centered Scheduling
  • Jigsaw: Leading an Inclusive School
  • Wrap up and Next Steps