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Wednesday, October 24 • 9:00am - 10:30am
VIRTUAL 100. Welcome & Keynote: Lessons You Can’t Learn from a Book: The Impact of Inclusion

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Welcome: Kathy Wahl, Kim Boverio, Mary Ann Dewan, Jim Beall, Howard Doi Keynote: Brandon, Teresa, Tim and Margo will share their story of building an individual pathway for Brandon to navigate elementary school, then middle and finally high school. Come learn about the ways Brandon learned to overcome obstacles and change roadblocks to stepping stones.
• Benefits of inclusion
• Brandon’s story
• Learning to self-advocate
• Providing supports to foster success
• Overcoming teacher fears
• The magic triad – Teacher – Parent – Administrator
• Building on student strengths
• Begin with the end in mind
• Communication
• Relationships are everything – Building advocates along the way

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Jim Beall

Senator, District 15, California State Senate
Jim Beall brings a lifetime of experience and understanding in transportation, housing, and government efficiency to the State Senate.In three decades of public service – first as a San Jose City Councilman, then as a Santa Clara County Supervisor, and legislator in the Assembly... Read More →
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Dr. Mary Ann Dewan

County Superintendent of Schools, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Dr. Dewan is the Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools. She has served in education over 30 years. Dr. Dewan believes that all students deserve high quality, equitable, and inclusive education. She serves on a number of committees and boards and promotes effective system’s... Read More →
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Brandon Gruber

Founder, 321life+1

Margo Olson

Director, Program Support, Contra Costa County Office of Education
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Kathy Wahl

Director, Inclusion Collaborative, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Kathryn Wahl has over 30 years of experience in education and public health. As the Director of the Inclusion Collaborative (IC) at the Santa Clara County Office of Education, Kathryn provides the leadership needed to promote a culture that values all children by strengthening, sustaining... Read More →

Wednesday October 24, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am PDT