By the Numbers
NYC Special Education Collaborative founded to support schools’ compliance-related needs.
Developed differentiated supports through tiered levels of membership. Offered approximately 30 workshops a year.
Team grew to enable school-based observations and consultations. Programs shift to supporting instruction and school-wide culture.
Mission revised to focus on inclusive education. Brought small group of NYC charterss to visit inclusive schools across the country (LA and Boston).
Advocacy resulted in $7.5M in support of Committees on Special Education for charters. Offered nearly 80 workshops a year, including new in-school workshops for teaching staff. Hired an ELL Specialist to offered compliance guidance.
Collaborative expands programming to include ELL supports and social emotional workshops. Established communities of practice for high schools and counseling staff. Launched a Leadership Coalition for Special Populations.
Focus shifts to include equity and culturally responsive teaching. Doubled the offerings and fully integrated ELL programming into the Collaborative schedule with over 100 PD opportunities.
Name officially changes to the Collaborative for Inclusive Education. Programming includes opportunities for educators to unpack racism, ableism, language discrimination, and identity discrimination and to reflect on how anti-bias education intersects with inclusive education.
We shifted along with our schools to online supports, hosting dozens of sessions on educating during a global pandemic.
We expanded the number of membership levels we offer to respond to the diverse array of school needs.