Thanks to a generous grant from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, the Cooperative has launched Project SOAR, a professional development and coaching partnership with 2 of our member schools. Project SOAR is designed to improve inclusive practices and increase access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities. In September, project [...]
If you were faced with a crisis situation with a student in your school or classroom, how do you think you would respond? The truth is your response can be difficult to predict, and that can cause you to lose control of the situation. Yet, as an educator, you may face challenging behaviors regularly. To [...]
On May 9, 2013, the D.C. Special Education Co-operative (“the Co-operative”) graduated the inaugural cohort of the INCLUDE DC program, a 3-credit graduate course in special education for classroom teachers working in inclusive DC charter schools. “The INCLUDE DC course was designed to give teachers the specialized training necessary to accommodate students with disabilities in [...]
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The DC Special Education Co-operative (legally named the DC Public Charter School Cooperative) was founded in 1998 by a group of charter school leaders, teachers, special education experts and local chartering authorities, and is the first of its kind in the nation.