Curriculum Vitae: Dr Jacqueline S. Thousand

Dr. Jacqueline Thousand

Dr. Jacqueline S. Thousand

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Dr. Jacqueline Thousand is Professor Emerita at California State University San Marcos and Vice President of Bayridge Consortium. She has developed and coordinated Education Specialist credential and Master of Arts programs and spearheaded the establishment of co-teaching as the clinical practice paradigm for all teacher preparation programs in the School of Education. She is a noted inclusive education advocate who has co-authored 26 books and numerous research articles and chapters on issues related to culturally proficient inclusive schooling, co-teaching, organizational change strategies, differentiated instruction and universal design, cooperative learning, collaborative teaming and creative problem solving processes, student self-determination, and discipline with dignity. She is actively involved in international teacher education and inclusive education endeavors and serves on the editorial and advisory boards of several national and international journals and professional organizations.

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1980 -1985, Ph.D.,
Psychology

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1976 -1978, M.Ed.,
Special Education

University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1975 -1976

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1968 -1972, B.S.,
Special Education

Central High School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1964 -1968

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 to present
Professor Emerita, College of Education, Health and Human Services, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

2011 to 2016
Professor, School of Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

1998 to 2011
Professor, College of Education, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

1996 to 1998
Associate Professor, College of Education, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

1991 to 1996
Research Associate Professor, College of Education and Social Services and University
Affiliated Program of Vermont, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1986 to 1991
Research Associate Professor, College of Education and Social Services and University
Affiliated Program of Vermont, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1981 to 1986
Lecturer, Department of Special Education, Social Work, and Social Services, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1980 to 1981
Research Assistant and Instructor, Residential Managers Training Project, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1977 to 1980
Research Assistant and Instructor, Residential Managers Training Project, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1973 to 1975
Special Education Classroom Teacher, Center for Severely Disturbed Children, Decatur, GA

1972 to 1973
Consulting Teacher, Conant High School, Hoffman Estates, IL

BOOKS

Lindsey, D. B., Thousand, J. S., Jew, C. L., & Piowlsky, L. R. (2017). When all means all: A culturally proficient response for inclusive classrooms and schools. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Thousand, J. & McAvoy, E. (2017). Mindfulness for teachers and students. Port Chester, NY: National Professional Resources.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2017). Leading an inclusive school: Access and success for all. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Villa, R & Thousand, J. (2016) The inclusive education checklist: A self-assessment of best practices. Naples, FL: National Professional Resources.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2016). A Guide to Co-Teaching PD Resource Center. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Thousand, J., Villa R., & Nevin, A. (2015). Differentiated instruction: Planning for universal design and teaching for college and career readiness (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. (800) 818-7243

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2013). A guide to co-teaching: New lessons and strategies to facilitate student learning (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press. (800) 818-7243

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2011). RTI: Co-teaching and differentiated instruction. Port Chester, NY: National Professional Resources.

Villa, R. A., Thousand, J. S., & Nevin, A. I. (2010). Collaborating with students in instruction and decision making. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Thousand, J. S., Villa, R. A., & Nevin, A. I. (2010). “Facilitator’s guide to collaborating with students in instruction and decision making multimedia kit for professional development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (2009). A guide to co-teaching with paraeducators: Practical tips for K-12 educators. Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Villa, R. A., Thousand, J. S., & Nevin, A. I. (2008). Facilitator’s guide to co-teaching with the co-teaching multimedia kit for professional development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Villa, R. A., Thousand, J. S., & Nevin, A. I. (2008). A guide to co-teaching: Practical tips for facilitating student learning. (2nd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Thousand, J., Villa R., & Nevin, A.I. (2007). Differentiating instruction: Collaborative planning and teaching for universally designed learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (2007). Facilitator’s guide to differentiated instruction with the differentiated instruction multimedia kit for professional development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2005). Creating an inclusive school (2nd ed.), Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2004). A guide to co-teaching: Practical tips for facilitating student learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (2002). Creativity and collaborative learning: A practical guide to empowering students, teachers, and families (2nd ed.), Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2000). Restructuring for caring and effective education: Piecing the puzzle together (2nd ed.), Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1995). Creating an inclusive school. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (1994). Creativity and collaborative learning: A practical guide to empowering students and teachers. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Stainback, W., & Stainback, S. (1992). Restructuring for caring and effective education: An administrative guide to creating heterogeneous schools. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

MEDIA

Villa, R., Thousand, J. Nevin, A. & Peck, T. editors (2010). Collaborating with students in instruction and decision making: The untapped resource. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press (DVD).

R. Carl Harris, Harris Video Cases, Inc. (Producer), Villa, R., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Harris, C. (Editors). (2008). Co-Teaching. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc. (DVD and Video).

R. Carl Harris, Harris Video Cases, Inc. (Producer), Villa, R., Thousand, Nevin, A., & Harris, C. (Editors). (2007). Differentiating instruction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc. (DVD and Video).

Graff, W., Lambert, G., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (Producers), & Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Lambert, G. (Editors). (1992). Student collaboration: An essential for curriculum delivery in the 21st century. Winooski School District, Winooski, VT and Statewide Systems Support Project, Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Vermont, Burlington. (Video).

Graff, W., Lambert, G., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (Producers), & Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Lambert, G. (Editors). (1992). Peer power: Collaborating to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Winooski School District, Winooski, VT and Statewide Systems Support Project, Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Vermont, Burlington. (Video).

SELECT EDITORSHIPS AND EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARDS

2010 to present
Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation

2008 to present
Reclaiming Children and Youth.

2004 to present
International Journal of Whole Schooling (Referred on-line journal of the Whole Schooling Consortium at Wayne State University, MI. https://www.wholeschooling.net/Journal_of_Whole_Schooling/IJWSIndex.html

1993 to present
Remedial and Special Education

1987 to 1990
Co-Editor (with Dr. Mary McNeil), Teacher Education and Special Education, Journal of the Teacher Education Division of The Council for Exceptional Children

1985 to 1992
Co-Editor (with M. Collins), Center for Developmental Disabilities Monograph Series, Burlington, VT: University of Vermont

SELECTED REFEREED PUBLICATIONS, PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

REFERRED JOURNALS
Villa, R.A., & Thousand, J. S. (2015). Creating and sustaining inclusive schools. Journal of Science of Hanoi National University of Education. 60(6BC), 5-11. [DOI: 10.18173/2354-1075.2015-0103, accessible at https://stdb.hnue.edu.vn].

Cramer, E., Liston, A. Nevin, A., & Thousand, J. (2010). Co-teaching in urban secondary US school districts to meet the needs of all teachers and learners: Implications for teacher education reform. International Journal of Whole Schooling, 6(2), 59-76.

Nevin, A. I., Thousand, J.S., Villa, R.A. (2009). Collaborative teaching for teacher educators? Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 25(4), 569-574.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (2006). The many faces of collaborative planning and teaching. Theory into Practice. 45(3), 239-248.

Garrigan, C. M. & Thousand, J. S. (2005). Enhancing literacy through co-teaching. The New Hampshire Journal of Education, 8, 56 -60.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Liston, A. (2005). Successful inclusive practices in middle and secondary schools. American Secondary Education Journal. 33(1), 33-50.

Santamaria, L. J., Thousand, J. S. (2004). Collaboration, co-teaching and differentiated instruction: A process oriented whole school approach. International Journal of Whole Schooling, 1(1), 13-27.

Fisher, D., Frey, N., & Thousand, J. (2003). What do special educators need to know and be prepared to do for inclusive schooling to work? Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(1), 42-50.

Villa, R. A., & Thousand, J .S. (2003). Making inclusive education work. Educational Leadership, 61(2), 19-23.

Villa, R.A., Tac, L.V., Muc P.M., Ryan, S., Thuy, N.T.M., Weill, C., & Thousand J.S. (2003). Inclusion in Viet Nam: A decade of implementation. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 28(1), 23-32.

Nevin, A., Cardell-Elawar, M., Becket, E.C., Thousand, J., & Diaz-Greenberg, R. (2002). Eliciting and taking action on the voices of adults with disabilities: Advice for teacher education professors. The Journal of Professional Studies, 9(2), 70-79.

Kluth, P., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (Dec. 2001/Jan 2002) ‘Our school doesn’t offer inclusion’ and other legal blunders. Educational Leadership, 59(4), 24 – 27.

Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J., Cardelle-Elawar, M., & Nevin, A. (2000). What teachers need to know about the struggle for self-determination (conscientization) and self-regulation: Adults with disabilities speak about their education experiences. Teaching and Teacher Education, 16(8), 873-887.

Diaz-Greenberg, R. Thousand, J., Villa, R., Nevin, A. & McNeil, M. (2000). Uniting critical pedagogy and inclusive education for social transformation. In D. Fisher, K. Craig, & B. Buswell (Eds.), 1999 TASH Conference Yearbook – “TASH 2000: Our Turn Now,” (pp. 56-61). Baltimore, MD: The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH).

Nevin, A., Thousand, J., Parsons, A.S., & Lilly, M. S. (2000). The kids keep me fresh!”
Results of a follow-up survey of graduates from two special education teacher preparation programs who are teaching. Teacher Education Quarterly, 27(1), 87-108.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1999). Inclusion: Welcoming, valuing, and supporting the diverse learning needs of all students in shared general education environments. Special Services in the School, 15(1/2), 73-108. Binghampton, NY: The Haworth Press.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A., (1999). 8 Habits of highly effective collaborators. Missouri Educational Leadership, 9 (2), 24-29.

Thousand, J., Rosenberg, R., Bishop, K., & Villa, R. (1997). The evolution of secondary inclusion. Remedial and Special Education, 18 (5), 270-284.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (1997). When parents and educators meet. Exceptional Parent (On-line). Available: https://www.familyeducation.com/specialneeds/education.

Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & McNeil, M. (l996). Vychova ziakov k zodpovednosti na americkych skolach (Education of responsibility at American schools). Pedagogicke Rozhlady: Metodicke Centra Slovenska, 4, 24-29.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Meyers, H., & Nevin, A. (1996). Teacher and administrator perceptions of heterogeneous education. Exceptional Children, 63(1), 29-45.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Malgeri, C. (1996). Instilling collaboration for inclusive schooling as a way of doing business in public schools. Remedial and Special Education, 17(3), 169-181.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Chapple, J. (1996). Preparing teachers to support inclusion: Preservice and inservice programs. Theory Into Practice, 35(1), 42-50.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1995). Inclusion: Alive and well in the Green Mountain State. Phi Delta Kappan, 77(4), 288-297.

Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1993). Establishing collaborative ethics and practices. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 4, 293-304.

Nevin, A., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1992). An invitation to invent the extraordinary: A response to Morsink. Remedial and Special Education, 13(6), 44-46.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1992). How one district integrated special and general education. Educational Leadership, 50 (2), 39-41.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1991). A futuristic view of the REI: A response to Jenkins, Pious, and Jewell. Exceptional Children, 57, 556-562.

Williams, W., Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Fox, W. (1990). Is regular class placement really the issue? A response to Brown, Long, Udvari-Solner, Schwartz, Van Denventer, Ahlgren, Johnson, Grunewald, & Jorgensen. Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 14, 333-334.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (1990). Accommodating for greater student variance in local schools. B.C. Journal of Special Education, 14, 233-240.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1988). Enhancing success in heterogeneous classrooms and schools: The power of partnerships. Teacher Education and Special Education, 11, 144-154.

REFEREED PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
Jew, C., Lindsey, D., & Thousand, J. (2016, June). Does all really mean all? Finding the answer through the lens of cultural proficiency. 2016 International Annual Cultural Proficiency Institute. San Marcos, CA.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2015, August). How to ensure the quality of inclusive education in schools. One-day international Workshop. Hanoi University of Education, Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2015, June). Collaborating in planning and teaching to facilitate inclusion. 14th Biennial International Association of Special Education Conference. Wroclaw, Poland.

Thousand, J., & Liston, A. (2015, June). Co-Teaching in Teacher Preparation Clinical Practice: Transforming Culture and Practice in Schooling. 14th Biennial International Association of Special Education 2015 Conference, Wroclaw, Poland.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (2011, July). Differentiating instruction in mixed-ability classrooms. International Association of Special Education 2011 Conference. Windhoek, Namibia.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (2011, July). Restructuring for caring and effective education. International Association of Special Education 2011 Conference. Windhoek, Namibia.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (2011, July). Collaborating with students in instruction and decision-making: The untapped and always available resource. International Association of Special Education 2011 Conference. Windhoek, Namibia.

McNeil, M., Thousand, J.S., & Nevin, A.I. (2009, September). Inclusive education: Achieving social justice through education for responsibility. The 2009 European Conference on Educational Research: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research. Vienna, Austria.

Smith Gabig, C, McNeil, M., & Thousand, J. (2009, May). Supporting children with high-functioning autism in general education. 11th Annual Conference on Education, The Educational Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (A.T.I.N.E.R.), Athens, Greece.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (2008, January). Co-teaching for differentiated instruction. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (2004, October). Documented impact of co-teaching: Implications for teacher educators. The 29th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Agrigento, Sicily.

Liston, A., & Thousand, J. (2004, October). Developing co-teaching skills of faculty in an urban multicultural setting – Preliminary data analysis of Project Co-Teach: How can practice inform theory? The 29th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Agrigento, Sicily.

Hood, T., Thousand, J., & McNeil, M. (2003, August). The Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA): A model for teacher self-actualization and induction into the teaching society. The 28th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Valetta, Malta.

Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & McNeil, M. (l999, September). Can principles of critical pedagogy and inclusive education help teacher educators achieve social justice for students with disabilities? The 24th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Leipzig, Germany.

McNeil, M., Barry, V., Thousand, J., & McKee, C. (l997, September). Meeting the health and emotional needs of children with disabilities: Can it be done? K97: Human Rights for Persons with Mental Handicaps Conference. Prague, Czech Republic.

McNeil, M., Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & Prelock, P. (l996, September). Partnership, cooperation, and accountability. The 21st Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Glasgow, Scotland.

Thousand, J., McNeil, M., & Nevin, A. (l995, September). Achieving equality in education through teaching from responsibility. (Keynote address) The 20th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Oslo, Norway.

Thousand, J., Nevin, A., McNeil, M. (l994, September). Increasing teachers’ capacity to capitalize on their own and their students’ diversity: A “can-do” curriculum for responsibility/response-ability. The 19th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Byckovski, P., Cerna, M., Thousand, J., & McNeil, M. (l992, March). Co-chairs of Section 1: Education for the 21st century. Comenius’ Heritage and Education of Man for the 21st Century International Scientific Conference, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Thousand, J. & McNeil, M. (l992, March). The consulting teacher model: A model of continuing education for teacher that responds to the needs of the 21st century. Comenius’ Heritage and Education of Man for the 21st Century International Scientific Conference, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

McNeil, M., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., Paolucci-Whitcomb, P., & Armstrong, S. (l989, August). Peer power: Facilitating integration of handicapped learners. Tenth Congress of the World Association for Educational Research with UNESCO Participation, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Thousand, J., Villa R., & Murphy, P. (1988, June). Homecoming: A model for educating all students within their own local schools. International Conference on Special Education, Beijing, China.

REFEREED PAPERS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCES
Villa, R., Anderson, S., Erickson, A., & Cooper, C. (2015, April). The Kansas five-year statewide co-teaching initiative. Council for Exceptional Children Conference. San Diego, CA.

Heisler, L. & Thousand, J. (2014, November). Out of the speech room and into the classroom: Best practices in co-teaching. American Speech and Hearing Association Annual National Conference. Orlando, FL.

Stall, P., Thousand, J., & Robledo, J. (2013, March). Preparing teachers to navigate complexity through co-teaching in clinical practice: A round table discussion. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Kurth. J., Gross, M., Cole, A., Land, L., Taub, D., Aparna, J., & Buchinsky, A. (2012, December) Post-Conference Workshop: The keys to making inclusion work. 2012 National TASH Conference. Long Beach, CA.

Falvey, M., Cosier, M., & Thousand, J. (2012, December). Concurrent Presentation: Special and general education teachers learning and working together. 2012 National TASH Conference. Long Beach, CA.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2012, December) Poster Session: Collaborating with students in instruction and decision making: the untapped resource. 2012 National TASH Conference. Long Beach, CA.

Stall, P., Thousand, J., Garza, E., Robledo, J., & Rich, J. (2012, October). Preparing teachers to navigate complexity through co-teaching in clinical practice: A research and practice forum. California Council on Teacher Education Fall Conference, San Diego, CA.

Nevin, A., & Thousand, J. (2009, May). Paraeducators as co-teachers: A fantasy or a reality? National Resource Center for Paraeducators Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (2008, January). Co-teaching for differentiated instruction. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

Thousand, J., Liston, A., & Nevin, A. (2006, November). Evolution of secondary co-teaching partnerships: Implications for teacher preparation programs. 29th Annual TED Conference (Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division), San Diego, CA.

Thousand, J., Nevin, A., Liston, A., & McNeil, M. (2006, November). Differentiated instruction in inclusive classrooms: Myth or reality? 29th Annual TED Conference (Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division), San Diego, CA.

McNeil, M., Nevin, A., Thousand, J., Hood, T., & Kurtz, P. (2006, November). Accelerating the professionalization of beginning teachers: A model based on best practices. 29th Annual TED Conference (Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division), San Diego, CA.

Thousand, J., Liston, A., & McNeil, M. (2006, October). Co-teaching: A process for fulfilling NCLB and IDEIA requirements. California Council on Teacher Education Fall Conference, San Diego, CA.

Cramer, E., Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & Liston, A. (2006, January). Co-teaching in urban school districts to meet the needs of all teachers and learners: Implications for teacher education reform. American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education National Conference, San Diego, CA.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2005, November) Co-teaching: Practical strategies for facilitating student learning. 2005 TASH Conference: The Heart of TASH – 30 years and Still Beating Strong, Milwaukee, WI.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2005, April). Ticketed Session: Co-teaching: Practical strategies for facilitating student learning. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & Cardinal, D. (2002, December). Advice for those who prepare the helping professional: Listen to the voices of adults with disabilities. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Twenty-Seventh Annual International Conference, Boston, MA.

Thousand, J. with Barton, D. and Cardosa, N. (2002, December). A critical pedagogy approach to student-led IEPs and MAPS. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Twenty-Seventh Annual International Conference, Boston, MA.

Thousand, J. & Cardinal, D., Nevin, A., & SooHoo, S. (2001, November). Full Day Institute: Critical Pedagogy and Inclusion: Understanding our world in order to change it. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Twenty-Sixth Annual International Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Cardinal, D., & Thousand, J. (2001, November). Crackerbarrel on critical pedagogy. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Twenty-Sixth Annual International Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Kluth, P., Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2001, November). Teaching for Liberation: Promising Practices from Critical Pedagogy and Inclusive Education to Invent Creative and Collaborative Cultures. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Twenty-Sixth Annual International Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Barton, D. & Cardosa, N., & Thousand, J. (2001, February). Empowering student motivation through student-led IEPs: Empowerment as curriculum. California Association of Resource Specialists Plus (CARS+) 20th Annual Convention: Odyssey to Accountability, Sacramento, CA (Presentation content and materials prepared by Thousand, but delivered by Barton & Cardosa)

Kluth, P., & Thousand, J. (2000, December). Liberatory theory and Paulo Friere: A pedagogy for inspiring inclusion. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Twenty-Fifth Annual International Conference, Miami Beach, FL.

Thousand, J. & Harvey, R. (2000, April). Writing elegant, standards-referenced goals and objectives. The 18th Annual Cal-TASH Conference: Creating 21st Century Communities, Burbank, CA.

Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J., Cardelle-Elawar, M, & Nevin, A. (2000, March). What teachers need to know about the struggle for self-determination (conscientization) and self-regulation: Adults with disabilities speak about their education experiences. California Association for Bilingual Education, San Francisco, CA.

Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J., Villa, R., & McNeil, M. (1999, December) Uniting critical pedagogy and inclusive education for social transformation. TASH Conference, Chicago, IL.

Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Cardelle-Elawar, M. (1999, November). Critical pedagogy and inclusion in special education: Multicultural perspectives. National Association for Multicultural Education 9th Annual International Conference, San Diego, CA.

Norman, K., Thousand, J., Kurtz, P., & Villa, R. (1999, November). Achieving inclusion in K-12 science classes: Adapting instruction for students with disabilities and other language and learning differences. National Association for Multicultural Education 9th Annual International Conference, San Diego, CA.

Norman, K., Thousand, J., Kurtz, P., & Villa, R. (1999, October). Equity and inclusion in science teaching. California Science Teachers Association, Huntington Beach, CA.

Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., Beckett, C., Cardelle-Elawar, M., & Reese, R. (l999, February). Critical pedagogy and inclusion: Common struggles for change as expressed by voices from the field. California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) 24th Annual Conference, Los Angeles.

Villa, R., Tac, L. V. Befring, E., & Thousand, J. (1998, December). Inclusion in Scandinavia, Vietnam & the U.S.: Commonalties & Differences. TASH Conference, Seattle, WA.

Norman, K., Thousand, J., & Johnson, K. (l998, October). Making inclusion work in K-12 science. California Science Teachers Association Statewide Conference, San Jose.

Thousand, J., & Diaz-Greenberg, R. (l998, February). Transformado la esscuela intermedia y secundaria en las Americas: El paradigma del “Circulo de valentia.” California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) 23rd Annual Conference, San Jose.

McNeil, M., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (l998, February). Celebrating diversity in our schools: Education for responsibility. California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) 23rd Annual Conference, San Jose.

Falvey, M., Thousand, J., & Udvari-Solner, A. (l997, December). Assessment and planning for curriculum and instruction using the MI theory. The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) 21st Annual International Conference, Boston.

Thousand, J., & Houghtelin, L. (l997, October). MAPS – Supporting Jamie’s transition to middle school. Supported Life ‘97: Actions of Inclusive Communities -11th Annual Conference, Sacramento.

Thousand, J., & McNeil, M. (l997, April). Kids just wanna have fun and be included. Fifteenth Annual California Chapter of The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (Cal-TASH) Conference, Oakland.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (l997, April). The inclusive school puzzle: Putting the pieces together. Seventy-Fifth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention Pre-Conference Workshop, Salt Lake City.

Thousand, J., Udvari-Solner, A., & Falvey, M. (l997, April). Curriculum and instructional adaptations and decision-making process. Seventy-Fifth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Salt Lake City.

Udvari-Solner, A., Thousand, J., & Falvey, M. (l997, April). Meaningful assessment: Alternatives to traditional assessment in inclusive schools. Seventy-Fifth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Salt Lake City.

Fortini, M.E., Karr, L., Laplant, L., & Thousand, J. (l996, November) PAS for youth and children: Issues and concerns. Twentieth Annual TASH Conference, New Orleans. (Karr & Laplant and were unable to attend)

McNeil, M., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Villa, R. (l996, April). Education for responsibility in a global community. Seventy-Fourth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Orlando.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (1996, March). The inclusion puzzle: Fitting the curriculum, instructional, and organizational change pieces together (4 hr. Action Lab) and preservice and inservice personnel preparation to support the inclusion of children with disabilities in general education classrooms (General Assembly). Fifty-first Annual Convention of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum and Development, New Orleans, LA.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., Meyers, H., & Nevin, A. (1994, April). The heterogeneous education teacher survey: A retrospective analysis of heterogeneous (full inclusion) education. American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Mellencamp, A., Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1993, February). Inclusionary education: Is it good for kids? Pacific Coast Research Conference, Redondo Beach, CA.

Thousand, J., Padilla, S., & Villa, R. (1992, November). Partners of the Americas: An example of international collaboration to develop heterogeneous educational policy and practice. Nineteenth Annual Conference of The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, San Francisco, CA.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1992, April). Restructuring for diversity. Forty-seventh Annual Conference of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, New Orleans, LA.

SELECTED SAMPLE OF INVITED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

INVITED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
Villa, R., Thousand, J., Nevin, A. (2011, Spring). Collaborating with students in instruction and decision making. The untapped and always available resource. SEEN, 13(1), [A journal of the South East Education Network, accessible at www.seenmagazine.us.

Villa, R. A., & Thousand, J. S. (2007, March) Why inclusion? Why bringing special education and general education students together is a good thing. Virginia Journal of Education, 11-14. [A publication of the Virginia Education Association/NEA]

Villa, R.., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (1999). The eight habits of highly effective collaborators: Strengthening the teaching profession from within. Missouri Educational Leadership, 9(2), 24-29.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (1998). Meeting across the divide: Effective parent-professional collaboration. The High School Magazine, 5(3), 22-25.

Villa, R. (1997). Democratization of education: A global perspective and call for action.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (1997). Including all the experts: Effective collaborations for student success. Reaching Today’s Youth, 1 (3), 13-17.

Villa, R. (1994). Actualizing the zero reject philosophy. Beyond Behavior, 5 (3), 11-13.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1990). Strategies for educating learners with severe handicaps within their local home schools and communities. Focus on Exceptional Children, 23 (3), 1-25.

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS
Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2012). Creating and sustaining inclusive schools. In C. Boyle & K. Topping (Eds). What works in inclusion? (pp. 110-124). Berkshire, England: Open University Press/McGraw Hill.

Villa, R. A., Thousand, J. S., & Nevin, A. I. (2011). What is co-teaching? In T. J. Karten (Ed.) Inclusive practices (pp. 105-112). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Nevin, A. I., Thousand, J. S., & Villa, R. A. (2011). Working with coauthors. In T. S. Rocco & T. Hatcher (Eds.) The handbook of scholarly writing and publishing (pp.274-292). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Villa, R. A. & Thousand, J. S. (2010). Lessons learned from more than 20 years of research and practice in developing and sustaining inclusive education in developed and developing nations. In K. F. Sin, L. H. M. Hui, & L. C. Chui (Eds.) Inclusive education strategies: Rationale (pp. 299-321). Hong Kong: China Education and Research and Quality Printing. (Published in Chinese).

Hood, A.W., Kurtz, P. Y., McNeil, M. E., Nevin, A., & Thousand J. S. (2007). A model for teacher induction into the teaching profession.: Accelerating the professionalization of beginning teachers. In Professionals in education: An anthology – Festschrift for Anne-Lise Hostmark Tarrou (pp. 82-88). Oslo, Norway: Akershus University College.

Thousand, J. S., Nevin, A. I., & Villa, R.A. (2007). Collaborative teaching; Critique of the scientific evidence. In L. Florian (Ed.), Handbook of special education (pp. 417-428). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (2006). Crafting caring and effective secondary schools – Altering the traditional paradigm. In M.D Baldwin, & Keating, J.F. (Eds.), Preparing dynamic teachers for the challenges of secondary schools. (pp. vii-ix). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill, Prentice Hall.

Villa, R., Falvey, M., & Schrag, J., (2003). Systems change in Los Angeles, the city of angels. In D. Fisher & N. Frey (Eds.). (pp. 245-262). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2003). Inclusion: Educating students with Down syndrome with their non-disabled peers. New York: National Down Syndrome Society. (available from the NDSS Inclusive Education Resource List –https://www.ndss.org/ndssmedia/pdf/inclusion.pdf

Villa, R. A., & Thousand, J. S. (2003). Lessons learned from more than 20 years of research and practice in developing and sustaining inclusive education in developed and developing nations. In M.L.H.Hui, C. Robin Dowson, & M. Gonzles Moont (Eds.), Inclusive education in the new millennium (pp. 255-276). Hong Kong & Macau: Education Convergence and The Association for Childhood Education International.

Thousand, J., with Villa, R., Zehnder, S, Termath, T., Zeisler, C., Welsh, L., Sharp, G, & McDaniel, J. (2002). Rincon Middle School – An example of systematic change for inclusive schooling . In M. Peterson & M. Hittie (Eds.), Inclusive teaching; Effective schooling for all children, pp. 384 – 385. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Kluth, P., Diaz-Greenberg, R., Thousand, J. S., & Nevin, A. I. (2002). Teaching for liberation: Promising practices from critical pedagogy. In J. S. Thousand, R. A. Villa, & A. I. Nevin (Eds.), Creativity and collaborative learning: The Practical guide to empowering students, teachers and families (2nd ed., pp. 71 – 83). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Udvari-Solner, A., Villa, R.A., & Thousand, J. S. (2002). Access to the general education curriculum for all: The universal design process. In J. S. Thousand, R. A. Villa, & A. I. Nevin (Eds.), Creativity and collaborative learning: The Practical guide to empowering students, teachers and families (2nd ed., pp. 85 – 103). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R. A., Udis, J., & Thousand, J. S. (2002). Supporting students with troubling behavior. In J. S. Thousand, R. A. Villa, & A. I. Nevin (Eds.), Creativity and collaborative learning: The Practical guide to empowering students, teachers and families (2nd ed., pp. 135 – 156). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Nevin, A. I., Thousand, J. S., & Villa, R. A. (2002). Creativity. In J. S. Thousand, R. A. Villa, & A. I. Nevin (Eds.), Creativity and collaborative learning: The Practical guide to empowering students, teachers and families (2nd ed., pp. 267 – 270). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R. A., & Thousand, J. S. (2002). One divided by two or more: Redefining the role of a cooperative education team. In J. S. Thousand, R. A. Villa, & A. I. Nevin (Eds.), Creativity and collaborative learning: The Practical guide to empowering students, teachers and families (2nd ed., pp. 303 – 322). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Nevin, A. I., Thousand, J. S., & Villa, R. A. (2002). Cooperative group lesson plans. In J. S. Thousand, R. A. Villa, & A. I. Nevin (Eds.), Creativity and collaborative learning: The Practical guide to empowering students, teachers and families (2nd ed., pp. 325 – 378). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2002). Inclusion: Welcoming, valuing, and supporting the diverse learning needs of all students in shared general education environments. In W.I. Cohen, L. Nadel, & M.E. Madnick (Eds.), Down Syndrome: Visions of the 21st Century (pp. 339-356). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (2000). Inclusion: Welcoming, valuing, and supporting the diverse learning needs of all students in shared general education environments. In S. I. Pfeifer & L. A. Reedy (Eds.), Inclusion practices with special needs students: Theory, research, and application, (pp. 73 – 108). New York: The Haworth Press, Inc.

Knoster, T., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2000). A framework for thinking about systems change. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.), Restructuring for caring and effective education: Piecing the puzzle together (2nd ed.), (pp. 93 – 128). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (2000). Collaborative teaming: A powerful tool in school restructuring. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.), Restructuring for caring and effective education: Piecing the puzzle together (2nd ed.), (pp. 254 – 291). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Chapple, J. (2000). Preparing educators to implement inclusive practices. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.), Restructuring for caring and effective education: Piecing the puzzle together (2nd ed.), (pp. 531 – 557). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2000). Reflection: Closing the circle. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.), Restructuring for caring and effective education: Piecing the puzzle together (2nd ed.), (p. 626). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2000). Inclusion: Welcoming, valuing, and supporting the diverse academic and social learning of all students in shared environments and experiences. In W. Cohen, L. Nadel, & M. Madnick (Eds.). Down Syndrome: Visions of the 21st. Century. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2000). Setting the context: History of and rationales for inclusive schooling. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.) Restructuring for caring and effective education: piecing the puzzle together (2nd ed.) (pp.7-37) Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Schaffner, C.B., Buswell, B., Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1999). Teams: Collaboration connects students. In B. Buswell, C. B. Schaffner, & A. Seyler (Eds.) Opening doors: Connecting students to curriculum, classmates, and learning (2nd ed.) (pp.9-12) Colorado Springs, CO: PEAK Parent Center, Inc.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (1996, April). Collaboration. In National Council on Disabilities (Eds.), Improving the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Making schools work for all of America’s children (565-601). Washington, DC: National Council on Disabilities.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., Paolucci-Whitcomb, P., & Nevin, A. (1996). A rationale and vision for collaborative consultation. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.). Controversial issues confronting special education: Divergent perspectives (2nd ed.) (pp. 205-218). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1996). Student collaboration: An essential for curriculum delivery in the 21st century. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.). Inclusion: A guide for educators (pp. 171-191). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Falvey, M. (1995). Introduction. In M. Falvey (Ed.), Inclusive and heterogeneous schooling: Assessment, curriculum, and instruction (pp. 1-50). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (1995). The rationales for creating inclusive schools. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.). Creating an inclusive school (pp. 28-44). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (1995). Managing complex change toward inclusive schooling. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.). Creating an inclusive school (pp. 51-79). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J., & Rosenberg, R. (1995). Creating heterogeneous schools: A systems change perspective. In M. Falvey (Ed.), Inclusive and heterogeneous schooling: Assessment, curriculum, and instruction (pp. 395-414). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

McNeil, M., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1995). Enhancing special education teacher education in Honduras: An international cooperation model. In A. Artiles & D. Hallahan (Eds.), Special education in Latin America (pp. 209-230). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Groups.

Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Villa, R. (1995). Collaboration. In A. Turnbull & R. Turnbull (Eds.), Review of special education outcomes and efficacy for IDEA reauthorization. Washington, DC: National Council on Disability.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1993). Strategies for educating learners with severe disabilities within their home school and communities. In E. Meyen, G. Vergason, & R. Whelan (Eds.), Challenges facing special education. Denver, CO: Love Publishing Co. .

Thousand, J., Villa, R., Paolucci-Whitcomb, P., & Nevin, A. (1992). A rationale for collaborative consultation. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.), Controversial issues confronting special education: Divergent perspectives (pp. 223-232). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1991). Accommodating for greater student variance. In Ainscow, M. (Ed.), Effective schools for all (pp. 161-180). London: Fulton of London.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1990). Sharing expertise and responsibilities through teaching teams. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.), Support networks for inclusive schooling: Integrated interdependent education (pp. 151-166). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1990). Administrative supports to promote inclusive schooling. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.), Support networks for inclusive schooling: Integrated interdependent education (pp. 201-218). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1989). Enhancing success in heterogeneous schools. In S. Stainback, W. Stainback, & M. Forest (Eds.), Educating all students in the mainstream of regular education (pp. 89-103). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.

BOOK REVIEWS

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1993). Review of Schrumpf, F., Crawford, D., and Chu Usadel, H. (l991). Peer mediation: Conflict resolution in schools – Program guide. and Peer mediation: Conflict resolution in schools – Student manual. Champaign, IL: Research Press Company. In Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, (4), 395-397.

ERIC DOCUMENTS

Thousand, J., Liston, A., & Nevin, A. (2006). Differentiating instruction in inclusive classrooms: Myth or reality? (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 493953)

McNeil, M., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Villa, R. (l996). Celebrating diversity in our schools: Education for responsibility. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No.: ED 394 258)

Cramer, E., Nevin, A., Thousand, J., & Liston, A. (2006). Co-teaching in urban school districts to meet the needs of all teachers and learners: Implications for teacher education reform. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 491651)

McNeil, M., Thousand, J., Nevin, A., & Villa, R. (l996). Celebrating diversity in our schools: Education for responsibility. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 394 258)

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (l992). Restructuring for diversity. (ERIC-RIE Document Reproduction Service No.: ED 349 710)

Thousand, J., Fox, T., Reid, R., Godek, J., Williams, W., & Fox, W. (1986). The Homecoming model: Educating students who present intensive educational challenges within regular education environments. A guide for establishing shared responsibility among teachers, administrators and parents for the education of students who present intensive educational challenges. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 284 406)

INVITED NEWSLETTER PUBLICATIONS

Nevin, A., Villa, R. A., & Thousand, J. S. (2007, February). What beginning teachers need to know about co-teaching. In M. Salazar & D. Gudwin (Eds.) Project GATE Gazette (pp. 8-10). Miami: Newsletter for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Office of Professional Development, Division of Special Education & Florida International University.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (2006). What special education administrators need to know about co-teaching. In CASE, 47(6), 1-3 & 5. Publication of the Council for Exceptional Children, The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE).

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2004, October). Challenges to analyzing co-teaching effectiveness. Inclusive Education Programs. 11(10), 7. (Publication of LRP Publications).

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2002, May/June). Stocking the pantry with the essential ingredients to create and maintain inclusive education: Lessons learned from 20 years of practice and research. Inclusion Times (Part 2), 9(5), 1-5. [Publication of National Professional Resources, Inc.]

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2002, March/April). Stocking the pantry with the essential ingredients to create and maintain inclusive education: Lessons learned from 20 years of practice and research. Inclusion Times (Part 1), 9(4), 1-3. [Publication of National Professional Resources, Inc.]

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2000, November). Inclusion – Welcoming, valuing, and supporting the diverse academic and social learning of all students in shared general education environments and experiences. International Rett Syndrome Association Quarterly Newsletter, 1, 3 – 5. Available from the International Rett Syndrome Association, 9121 Piscataway Rd. #2G, Clinton, MD 20735, 1-800-818-7388

Villa, R., Nevin, A., & Thousand, J. (1996). Recognizing collaboration when we see it! Inclusion News (pp. 16-17). Available from Inclusion Press International and Centre for Integrated Education and Community, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1991). Interpersonal skills for collaboration. Impact, 4 (3), 12-13. Available from Institute on Community Integration, Educational Psychology Department, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

INVITED INTERNATIONAL COURSES, CONFERENCES, AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2015, August). How to ensure the quality of inclusive education in schools. International Symposium: The Quality of Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities in Vietnam – Current Situation and Solutions. Hanoi University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam Conference Proceedings. [Conference co-chair with UNICEF, Hanoi University of Education, Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training, and Bayridge Consortium, Inc.]

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2015, August). (Keynote). Inclusive education. One-week Graduate Course Hanoi National University of Education, Masters Program, Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2015, June). (Featured Presenters). Inclusive education. In International Association of Special Education 2015 Conference Proceedings. Wroclaw, Poland.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J., (2013, July). (Keynote). Inclusive education. One-week Graduate Course University of Hanoi, Masters Program. Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (2011). Differentiating instruction in mixed-ability classrooms. In International Association of Special Education 2011 Conference Proceedings. Windhoek, Nimibia.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2011). Restructuring for caring and effective education. In International Association of Special Education 2011 Conference Proceedings. Windhoek, Nimibia.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2011). Collaborating with students in instruction and decision-making: The untapped and always available resource. In International Association of Special Education 2011 Conference Proceedings. Windhoek, Nimibia.

Villa, R.. (2011, July). (Keynote). Restructuring for caring and effective education: A global perspective. In Inclusion Conference (telecast from California State University at San Marcos). Kingdom of Brunei.

Villa, R. (2008, May). Keynote: Restructuring for caring and effective education. Presented at the Inaugural Special and Inclusive Education Conference-“All Kids Are Exceptional.” Hosted by the Royal University for Women and Bahrain Institute of Special Education, Al Manama, Bahrain.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2008, May). Differentiating instruction. Full-day workshop presented at the Inaugural Special and Inclusive Education Conference-“All Kids Are Exceptional.” Hosted by the Royal University for Women and Bahrain Institute of Special Education, Al Manama, Bahrain.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2008, May). Student empowerment. Workshop presented at the Inaugural Special and Inclusive Education Conference-“All Kids Are Exceptional.” Hosted by the Royal University for Women and Bahrain Institute of Special Education, Al Manama, Bahrain.

Thousand, J. & Villa, R. (2008, January). Reaching the hard to reach – Collaborative teaming, Process Communication©, creativity, and conflict resolution. All-day workshop for school and human services personnel and administrators. Aberdeen, Scotland.

Nevin, A. I., Thousand, J. S., & Villa, R. A. (2007, October). Collaborative teaching for university professors and teacher educators. Implications for university reform. Paper presented at the Invitation Symposium on Cross-National Reform of Teacher Education, University of Aberdeen School of Education, Aberdeen, Scotland. (Paper composed by Nevin, Thousand, & Villa and delivered by Nevin).

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Nevin, A. (2004, October). Documented impact of co-teaching: Implications for teacher educators. The 29th Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Agrigento, Sicily.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. Facilitated Inclusive Education Study Tour of Italy.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2000, March). Discipline with dignity (Full-day workshop). Continuing Professional Development for Inclusive Education Project, Catholic Relief Services Viet Nam, Hanoi.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2000, January). The role of the Circle of Courage, MAPS, and collaboration in family education and support. (Transatlantic presentation and question and answer with 300 participants at 9 video conference sites across Staffordshire County, England) January 26th Family Education Evening Video Conference. Staffordshire County Council, England.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1998, June). The history, rationale, and exemplary practices of inclusive education. A half-day workshop, Australian Association of Special Educators. Brisbane, Australia.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1998, June). Peer empowerment, creativity, and accommodations and modifications. A half-day workshop, Australian Association of Special Educators, Brisbane, Australia.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1998, May). From risk to resilience: Supporting students with behavioral and emotional challenges (Day 1); Creative and collaborative responses for supporting students at risk: A guided practice (Day 2); The inclusion puzzle: Fitting the pieces of the puzzle together (Day 3). Three-day institute, Auckland College of Education, Auckland, New Zealand.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., & Cloninger, C. (1995, January). Por su asistencia al conversatorio sobre prevencion de violencia infantil desarrollado. (Two-day seminar on collaborative teaming and management of complex change for the prevention of violence with children.) La Junta Nacional de Bienestara Social y Companeros de las Americas Honduras-Vermont (the Welfare Junta of the First Lady of Honduras and Partners of the Americas Honduras-Vermont), Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Villa, R., Thousand, J. & Cloninger, C. (1995, January). One-day seminar on collaborative teaming and interdisciplinary team building. Partners of the Americas Honduras-Vermont, Teleton and Instituto de Rehabilitacion, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1994, August). (Keynote): Strategies to create inclusive schools & classrooms. Excellence and Equity in Education Conference, Canadian Association for Community Living & The Roeher Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1994, March). (Keynote) Opening doors to inclusive education (Villa & Thousand); Teachers-only workshop (Villa & Thousand); Inclusion – Successful strategies for administrators, teachers, and parents (Villa). Opening Doors, Canadian Down Syndrome Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1994, February). Educating all children in heterogeneous classrooms. Distinguished Educators Seminar Series, Center for Educational Leadership, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Udis, J., Simonds, C., White, K., Buttura, S., Padilla, S., & Cloninger, C. (1993, August). Seminario-Taller Educacion Inclusiva. 40-hour institute sponsored by Companeros de las Americas Honduras-Vermont, Ministerio de Educacion Publica, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Instituto Hondureno de Habilitacion y Rehabilitacion de la Persona Minusvalida, Agency for International Development & UNICEF, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

INVITED NATIONAL, STATE, AND REGIONAL CONFERENCES AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2017, March). Leading an inclusive school: Access & success for all. Empower17: The conference for every educator. ASCD Annual National Conference. Anaheim, CA.

Thousand, J. (2015, May). Workshop: Co-teaching: The what, the why, and the how. Workshop: Cooperative group learning. Illinois Includes 2015: 3rd Annual Inclusion Conference, Rosemont, IL.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2015, May). Keynote: The journey toward equilance: A local, national, & international perspective. Illinois Includes 2015: 3rd Annual Inclusion Conference, Rosemont, IL.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2012, November). Collaborating with students in instruction and decision making: The untapped resource. TASH Conference, So Many Answers Left Unquestioned. Long Beach, CA.

Villa, R., Thousand, J., Kurth, J., Gross, M., Cole, A., Land, L., Taub, D., Jain., & Buchinsky, A. (2012, November). The keys to making inclusion work. All day, post conference workshop. TASH Conference, So Many Answers Left Unquestioned. Long Beach, CA.

Thousand, J. & Houghtelin, L. (2012, February). All-day preconference workshop. Opening doors for strong communication: Tools that increase leadership, negotiation, and advocacy skills for all. 2012 Conference on Inclusive Education: Opening Doors to Curriculum, Classmates, and Community. Annual Conference of the PEEK Parent Center, Denver, CO.

Thousand, J. (2011, June). Half-day graduate workshop: The what, why and how of co-teaching: It’s not just for teachers any more. 32nd Annual Reading/Language Arts Conference. San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Thousand, J. (2011, June). Eliminating conflict and miscommunication through Process Communication. Two-day, 6-hour strand of the Boulder Valley School District Summer Leadership Institute for Inclusive Education, Boulder, CO.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2011, March). All-day workshop: Co-teaching to differentiate instruction. Central Vermont Supervisory Union Consortium, Bolton, Vermont.

Villa, R. & Thousand J. (2011, February). Half-day mastery session. Co-teaching to differentiate instruction for all students. 2011 Conference on Inclusive Education: Expand Your Toolbox and Construct New Possibilities. Annual Conference of the PEEK Parent Center, Denver, CO.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2011, January). All day workshop: Co-teaching to differentiate instruction. Chittenden Central Supervisory Union, Essex Junction, Vermont.

Thousand, J. (2008, April). Half-day workshop: Differentiated Instruction. Annual Conference of the Families Helping Families of Acadiana, Lafayette, LA.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2008, April). Half-day workshop: Co-teaching. Families Helping Families of Acadiana, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2008). Co-teaching for differentiated instruction. 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings. (pp. 5454-5481). Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. (CD ISSN#: 1541-5880).

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2008, October). Designing environments for successful learning: Co-teaching and differentiated instruction. Workshop presented at the 11th International DDD Conference on Cognitive Disabilities/Mental Retardation, Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities. San Diego, CA.

Thousand, J. (2007, November). All-day workshop: Building blocks to RTI: Making it work for you through universal design for learning and process communication. Vermont Council for Special Education Administrator’s Annual Conference, Burlington, VT

Villa, R. Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2007, October). All-day pre-conference: Differentiating instruction: Collaborative planning and teaching for universally designed learning (UDL). 2007 Florida Council for Exceptional Children 41st Annual Conference. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Thousand, J. (2007, April). Panel moderator for Concurrent Session: Special Education and school reform. School Reform Conference: Challenges and Aspirations. A conference co-sponsored by the United Arab Emirates University and the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2007, April). Two-day symposium: Destination inclusion: Are we there yet? Regional South Louisiana Parent and Family Center, Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2007, February). Pre-Conference Topical Institute: Collaborative planning and teaching for elementary, middle, and secondary educators. 2007 Conference on Inclusive Education: Creating an Educational Masterpiece. A national conference sponsored by PEAK Parent Center. Denver, Colorado.

Thousand, J. (2007, February). Mastery Session: Process communication: How to reach the hard to reach. 2007 Conference on Inclusive Education: Creating an Educational Masterpiece, A national conference sponsored by Peak Parent Center. Denver, CO.

Villa, R., & Thousand , J. (2007, February). Collaborative planning and teaching. 2007 CalTASH Annual Conference. Manhattan Beach, CA.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2007, January). Workshop: Differentiated instruction. 2007 Project CHOICES LRE Institute. Illinois State Department of Education Project CHOICES. Tinley Park, Illinois.

Thousand, J. & Houghtelin, L. (2006, October). All-day workshop: Including teens and young adults in recreation programs. East Los Angeles Regional Center Transition Summit. Los Angeles, CA.

Thousand, J. (2006, June). Keynote: The journey toward equity and excellence: Equalence for all in education. Two half-day workshops: Differentiating through co-teaching and Eliminating miscommunication among students and adults – The Process Communication Model. Arizona TASH and Arizona State Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ.

Thousand, J., & Houghtelin, L. (2006, March). Including teens with disabilities in recreation programs, All day pre-conference for After the Bell Rings: Developing your KIT for Including All Children, A National Conference on Inclusion sponsored by Kids Included Together, Inc., San Diego, CA.

Thousand, J. (2006, March). Two workshops entitled: Co-teaching: Practical tips for facilitating student learning (with Richard Villa), Student-led IEPs for all. Better All Together 7: Inclusion Works! Athens, GA.

Thousand, J. (2005, May). Expanding support options: More collaborative teaming and creative problem solving. One-day follow-up workshop to January 2005 trainings, repeated in Somerset and Cherry Hill, NJ.

Thousand, J. (2005, February). Two-day workshop: Increasing communication and conflict mediation through Process Communication and dispute resolution. New Jersey State Department of Education Inclusion Facilitator Training Series, Gloucester, NJ.

Thousand, J. (2005, January). Expanding support options: More collaborative teaming and creative problem solving. One-day follow-up workshop to October 2004 trainings, repeated in Somerset and Cherry Hill, NJ.

Thousand, J. (2004, October). Keynote: Dance to the Spirit of the Law. Workshop: Student Self-Determination and Student-Led IEPs. 2004 Inclusion Institute, Bloomsburg, PA.

Thousand, J. (2004, October & December). Expanding support options: Collaborative teaming and creative problem solving. 2-day workshop repeated in East Orange and Gloucester, New Jersey.

Thousand, J. (2004, June). Two-day workshop: Increasing communication and conflict mediation through Process Communication and dispute resolution. New Mexico Second Annual Quality Education for All Summer Institute: You Can’t Say, “You Can’t Play.” Albuquerque, NM.

Thousand, J. (2004, May). Expanding support options: More collaborative teaming and creative problem solving. One-day follow-up workshop to January 2004 trainings, repeated in East Orange and Dayton, NJ.

Thousand, J. (2004, April). Preventing miscommunication and conflict through Process Communication. Inclusive Education Videoconference Lecture, Series Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, VA.

Thousand J. & Other Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Authors, Carolyn Pool, Facilitator (2004, April). Communicating your research to practicing educators: Writing for publication, (AERA Professional Development and Training Mini-Course), American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Thousand, J. (2004, March). Student empowerment: Collaborating with students in advocacy, instruction, and decision-making. Inclusive Education Videoconference Lecture, Series Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, VA.

Thousand, J. (2004, March). 3 workshops entitled: Co-teaching: Practical tips for facilitating student learning (with Richard Villa), Eliminating miscommunication and conflict thorough process – The Process, Student-led IEPs for all. Better All Together 6: Inclusion Works!, Atlanta, GA.

Thousand, J. (2004, February). Eliminating miscommunication and conflict through Process Communication. CalTASH Annual Conference, Oakland, CA.

Thousand, J. (2004, January). Expanding support options: More collaborative teaming and creative problem solving. One-day follow-up workshop to October 2003 trainings, repeated in East Orange and Dayton, NJ.

Thousand, J., & Nevin, A. (2003, December). TASH Tech Workshop: Eliminating miscommunication and conflict through Process Communication. 30th Annual TASH International Conference. Chicago, IL.

Thousand, J. (2003, October). Expanding support options: Collaborative teaming and creative problem solving. 2-day workshop repeated in East Orange and Dayton, NJ.

Thousand, J., Nevin, A., Malian, I. (2003, June). Student-led Individual Education Plans. TASH Internet and Teleconference on Inclusive Practices.

Thousand, J. (2003, June). Keynote: The spirit of the law. Workshop: Student-Led IEPs and more. First Annual Quality Education for All Summer Institute: Seeing Things in a New Way. Albuquerque, NM.

Thousand, J. (2003, June) Critical pedagogy and student-led IEPs and MAPs. Telephone Conference on Quality Education in the General Education Classroom for Students with Significant Disabilities Education for TASH International. San Marcos, CA.

Thousand, J. (2003, February). Student-led IEPs. Cal-TASH Annual Conference. Fresno, CA.

Thousand, J. (2003, January). Effective collaborative practices. Naperville, IL.

Thousand, J. (2003, January). What’s collaboration got to do with it? Successful inclusive instruction and teaming. Colorado PEAK Parent Center Annual Conference, Denver.

Thousand, J. (2002, January). Access to the general education curriculum for all. Colorado PEAK Parent Center Annual Conference, Denver.

Thousand, J. (2002, January). Whose life is it anyway? The whys and hows of student-led IEPs and other student self determination strategies. Colorado PEAK Parent Center Annual Conference, Denver.

Thousand, J. (2001, August). Collaboration: Art and science of teamwork. Wisconsin Leadership Institute: Inclusive schools for the New Millennium, Madison, WI.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (2001, January). Differentiated instruction: Facilitating access to the core curriculum. New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and New Hampshire Department of Education, Bedford, NH.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J (2001, January). (Keynote). Creating inclusive educational science communities in schools. The Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) Annual Meeting: 2001 and Beyond – New Horizons in Science Teacher Education, Costa Mesa, CA

Villa, R.. & Thousand, J. (2000, October). Collaborative teaming and creative solution finding. New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and New Hampshire Department of Education, Bedford, NH.

Stefanich, G., Scadden, L., Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1999, January). Panel on research agenda leading to appropriate policy development and implementation with regard to instructional practices to implement science for all Americans. The Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) Annual Meeting: Passport to Professional Excellence in Science Teacher Education, Austin, TX.

Villa, R. (1999, December). (Keynote). The possible futures of education. TASH 1999: Our Turn Now, 1999 TASH Conference, Chicago, IL.

Norman, K., Thousand, J., Kurtz, P., & Villa, R. (1999, November). Achieving inclusion in K-12 science classes: Adapting instruction for students with disabilities and other language learning differences. National Association for Multicultural Education (the Annual International Conference, San Diego, CA.

Villa, R. & Thousand, J. (1997, April). The inclusive school puzzle: Putting the pieces together. Preconvention Program. Seventy-Fifth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

Villa. R., Thousand, J., Gartner, A., Kunc, N., Udvari-Solner, A. & Falvey, M. (1997, April). Inclusive classrooms and schools: Effective practices. Inclusion Strand Co-leader. Seventy-Fifth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1995, August). Inclusion Strand Keynotes: The inclusion puzzle, Collaborative teaming. Five-day strand: Leading the inclusive school – Administrative support – Can’t have inclusive schools without it. Alaska Staff development Network 4th Annual Restructuring Institute: Restructuring for Diversity. Eagle River, AK.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1995, February). Pre-Conference Workshop: Creativity and collaborative teaming. Concurrent Sessions: Administrative issues and Collaborative teaming. Learning Together: Strategies for Inclusive Education Conference. Colorado Coalition for Inclusive Education, Denver, CO.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1994, May). (Keynote). Inclusion: Regular class for all kids (Villa & Thousand); Policy and funding issues related to inclusion (Villa). Susan Philpot Memorial Leadership Conference, Little Rock, AR.

Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (1991, March/April). Organizers of the “Structures and Processes” strand and deliverers of keynote addresses: Collaborative consultation: A hoax or a grand experiment? and Creating collaborative teams. Professional Collaboration: Organizational and Interpersonal Strategies Preconvention Program of the Sixty-Ninth Annual Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Thousand, J., & Villa, R. (1990, July). Advanced three-day workshop on collaborative teaming. Colorado State Department of Education Systems Change Project Summer Institute, Vail, CO.

Thousand, J., Villa, R., & Fox, T. (1987, February). A model for defining and evaluating impact. Northeast Regional Program Evaluation Conference, Cambridge, MA.

INSTITUTES

SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER INSTITUTE DEVELOPMENT AND COORDINATION

2011 San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Collaborating to Make Dreams Come True for All Students
June 26 th – 29 th , Lincoln High School, San Diego Unified School District

This intensive 3-day institute is designed for teams of general and special educators, administrators, and parents. It brings international, national and local speakers to support the special education reform initiatives to forward inclusive education, differentiated instruction, collaborative teaching, and other educational best practices. Attendance exceeded 300 participants as members of over 50 teams from elementary, middle and secondary schools from across the district.

2010 San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Seeing Things in a New Way
June 30 th , July 1 st , & July 2 nd , 2010 Lincoln High School, San Diego Unified School District

This intensive 3-day institute, designed for teams of general and special educators, administrators, and parents brings international, national and local speakers to support the special education reform initiatives to forward inclusive education, differentiated instruction, collaborative teaching, and other educational best practices. Attendance exceeded 500 participants as members of nearly100 teams from elementary, middle and secondary schools from across the district.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS INSTITUTE DEVELOPMENT AND COORDINATION

2012 Summer Leadership Institute in Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Real Supports for Real Lives
June 15 & 16, 2012, Cal State San Marcos

This intensive institute brings international, national and local speakers together to address current educational issues related to the education of all students. It is designed to provide San Diego and other southern California county school district personnel, families, and human service with knowledge and skills to improve educational opportunities for students at risk. This year’s focus is on Autism Spectrum Disorder and supports to promote meaningful and supported lives for individuals with ASD, their families, friends, and communities. Attendance exceeded 100 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Eleventh Annual (2009) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: The Untapped Resource – Students as Instructors, Advocates, and Decision-Makers”
Sponsorships provided by CalTASH, CSUSM, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 23 – 25, 2009 Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brings international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to highlight collaborative partnerships and preventative approaches to meeting the needs of all students, with particular emphasis upon empowering students as instructors, decision-makers, and advocates for themselves and others. Attendance exceeded 150 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Tenth Annual (2008) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Response to Intervention – Right On! – How to Implement Response to Intervention K -12”
Sponsorships provided by CalTASH, CSUSM, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 35 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 17 – 19, 2008 Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brings international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to highlight collaborative partnerships and preventative approaches to meeting the needs of all students, with particular emphasis upon the Response to Intervention approach to catching kids early. Attendance exceeded 150 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Ninth Annual (2007) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Getting It Right from the Start Through Innovations in Prevention and Intervention – Response to Intervention and Beyond”
Sponsorships provided by CalTASH, CSUSM, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 30 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 26 – 28, 2007, Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brings international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to highlight collaborative partnerships and preventative approaches to reducing special education referral. Attendance exceeded 150 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Eighth Annual (2006) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Hey! You Tawkin’ ta Me? – Matching Discipline and Instruction to Today’s Students”
Sponsorships provided by CalTASH, Region 9 CSPD Council, San Diego State University, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 30 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 13 –15, 2006, Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brings international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to highlight effective behavior support approaches, teaching, collaboration including co-teaching among general and special educators, students and paraprofessionals. Attendance exceeded 150 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Seventh Annual (2005) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Constructing the Future – Partnerships in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership”
Sponsorships provided by CSUSM, CalTASH, Region 9 CSPD Council, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, San Diego City Schools as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 30 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 21 –23, 2005, Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brings international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to highlight effective teaching, learning, and leadership partnerships such as co-teaching among general and special educators, students and paraprofessionals. Attendance exceeded 250 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Sixth Annual (2004) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: No Child Left Behind, IDEA, and You.”
Sponsorships provided by CalTASH, Region 9 CSPD Council, San Diego State University, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, San Diego City Schools as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 50 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 15 –17, 2004, Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brings international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to address issues of student self-determination and voice, positive school climate, positive behavior supports, curriculum access for all learners and differentiated instruction. Attendance was approximately 200 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Fifth Annual (2003) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Reclaiming Youth at Risk”
Sponsorships provided by Region 9 CSPD Council, San Diego State University, CalSTAT, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 50 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 17 –19, 2003, Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brought international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to examine ways in which to reclaim youth at risk. This institute continues to be an integral part of CSUSM’s Education Specialist credential program and a California Department of Education-sponsored support vehicle for selected school districts to promote educational best practices for a inclusive education. Attendance exceeded 350 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Fourth Annual (2002) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Creating Curriculum Access for All Learners.”
Sponsorships provided by Region 9 CSPD Council, San Diego State University, CalSTAT, United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, as well as many other state and local agencies. Included are over 50 local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 18 –20, 2002, Cal State San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute again brought international, national and local speakers to the CSUSM campus to address issues of student self-determination and voice, curriculum access for all learners including principles and practices of universal design and differentiated instruction. This institute continues to be an integral part of CSUSM’s Education Specialist credential program and a California Department of Education-sponsored support vehicle for selected school districts to promote educational best practices for a inclusive education. Attendance exceeded 350 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Third Annual (2001) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Crafting Caring and Effective Education for Diverse Learners.”
Co-created and co-organized with the California Confederation on Inclusive Education. Sponsorships provided by San Diego City Schools, Region 9 CSPD Council, San Diego State University, and United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego. and presented together with over 40 other local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 19 –21, 2001, CSU San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute builds upon the past 2 years, with national and local speakers addressing past issues plus the integration of the arts and Multiple Intelligences into the curriculum and inclusive educational student. This institute continues to be an integral part of CSUSM’s Education Specialist credential program and is a new California Department of Education-sponsored support vehicle for selected school districts to promote educational best practices for a inclusive education. Attendance included 200 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“Second Annual (2000) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Crafting Caring and Effective Education for Diverse Learners.”
Co-created and co-organized with the California Confederation on Inclusive Education. Sponsorships provided by San Diego City Schools, Region 9 CSPD Council, San Diego State University, and United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego. and presented together with over 30 other local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 20 –22, 2000, CSU San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute is an expansion of the first year’s event, with national and local speakers addressing issues of positive behavioral supports for students considered troubled and troubling, literacy education with diverse learners, collaborative teaching arrangements, critical pedagogy and inclusive education. This institute is an integral part of CSUSM’s Education Specialist credential program and brings teams of educators, parents, paraprofessionals, and community members together to examine educational best practices for a diverse society. Attendance included 200 parents, community, self-advocates, and CSUSM students and faculty.

“First Annual (1999) San Diego Summer Leadership Institute: Crafting Caring and Effective Education for Diverse Learners.”
Co-created and co-organized with Richard Villa (Bayridge Consortium, Inc.), Deborah Tweit-Hull (California Confederation on Inclusive Education), Lisa Houghtelin (United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego) and presented together with over 30 other local, regional, and nationally known workshop and keynote speakers, July 22 –24, l999, CSU San Marcos.

This intensive 3-day institute was designed to bring together school-based teams of educators, parents, paraprofessionals, and community members to learn about best practices in the education and support of learners with diverse learning and language needs. Attended by 200 CSUSM students, parents, and community members.

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