Join the Indiana Department of Education: Office of Special Education, Indiana Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children (IN-CEC), and the Indiana IEP Resource Center for the New Educator Institute. Individuals pursuing a degree in the field of education and educational professionals with one to three years of experience are encouraged to participate. Each virtual session is designed to provide information on what new educators need to know. Topics include personal well-being, equity, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Educators who complete the series will leave with newly acquired knowledge and practical strategies to take care of oneself while developing a strong rapport with students through understanding and promoting access through instructional practices.

Live Presentation: Educator Well-Being, Adam Saenz
September 22 from 6:30 - 8:30pm (EST)

Interactive Book Study: The EQ Intervention, Adam Saenz
Session 1 - September 29
Session 2 - October 13
Session 3 - October 27

Live Presentation: Agents of Change through Disruption, Tarrell Berry
November 10 from 6:30 - 8:30pm (EST)

Interactive Book Study:  We Got This, Cornelius Minor
Session 1 - November 17
Session 2 - December 1
Session 3 - December 15

Live Presentation: Creators of Inclusive, Responsive and Engaging Schooling Experiences for All Learners, Paula Kluth
February 9 from 6:30 - 8:30pm (EST)

Independent Book Study: Universl Design Daily, Paula Kluth
February 15 - March 16

The 60-minute book study sessions will take place from 7:00 - 8:00pm (EST).  A copy of each book will be provided as a resource for educators who register to participate in each book study.

  • Pre-Service Educators
  • New Educators
  • Administrators & University Faculty Supporting Pre-Service & New Educators


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This professional learning opportunity is provided at no cost.