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Tuesday, July 31 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Two-in-one: UDL in Urban Schools: Reducing Barriers by Increasing Mutual Respect & Promise, Underutilization, and Empowerment: UDL in Urban Contexts

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This session is a two-in-one session.

3:00 - 3:20 PM: UDL in Urban Schools: Reducing Barriers by Increasing Mutual Respect (Andratesha Fritzgerald)
Universal Design for Learning invites the natural brilliance of each student to the table. Learn how to find the "brilliance zone" of the students you serve and mine those gems to enhance the entire learning community.
TAGS: Administrators, Design Thinking, Diversity, Implementation, K-12, UDL Research, Urban Education

3:20 - 3:40 PM: Promise, Underutilization, and Empowerment: UDL in Urban Contexts (Louis Olander & Maria Cioe-Pena)
Why UDL holds unfulfilled promise in urban contexts and what researchers and educators can do.
TAGS: Diversity, ELL, Implementation, Special Education/Inclusion, Urban Education

3:40 - 3:50 PM: Time for questions and discussion

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Andratesha Fritzgerald

Director of Federal Programs, East Cleveland City School District
Andratesha Fritzgerald is committed to excellence in Urban Education. With close to twenty years in urban education, she has served as a teacher, building leader and the district level in an urban school district in Ohio. Fritzgerald has worked tirelessly to ensure both pre-service... Read More →
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Louis Olander

Doctoral Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
As a special education teacher and teacher educator New York City, Louis Olander has used UDL to empower students who face marginalization at the hands of multiple intersecting factors in middle schools, high schools, and in higher education. His work as a doctoral candidate is grounded... Read More →

Tuesday July 31, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
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