IPP Demosites


May 12, 2023

Teams visit Mark Twain Elementary School

Mark Twain Elementary School in Lake Washington School District just closed out its inspirational and transformative 2022-2023 tour season. This year they hosted school teams from all over Washington and Oregon. Led by the administrative duo of Principal, Craig Mott and Associate Principal, Malia Goodfellow, visitors learned about the school’s inclusive journey and how they…

April 19, 2023

Comprehensive Inclusive Education: General Education and the Inclusive IEP

The comprehensive inclusive education planning process described in this article is intended to support the creation and provision of a curricular and instructional program based on the acknowledgment that: Read full description: Comprehensive Inclusive Education: General Education and the Inclusive IEP

February 7, 2023

Collaboration at Clovis Point Elementary School

In 2020, then Clovis Point Intermediate in East Wenatchee was selected as a demonstration site. Clovis highlighted the inclusionary practices of assistive technology, co-teaching, collaboration, and modified grading rubrics. In 2021, Clovis Point transitioned to an elementary school, complete with a fully inclusive playground while still prioritizing inclusion.  In the past two years, the Clovis…

December 13, 2022

“Educating All Learners” Podcast with Cathi Davis

To hear Principal Cathi Davis speak and share the inclusive journey of Ruby Bridges Elementary and her philosophy on education and social justice, one is immediately inspired and the collective call to action is refueled. The start of Ruby Bridges Elementary inclusive journey is unique. This was a new school that was created and physically…

December 12, 2022

Demosites host Washington State Leadership from OSPI and the Legislature

Demonstration site visits are a transformational learning process and a chance for visiting schools to engage with the educators at the sites. This year the Demonstration Sites have opened their doors more than ever and had the opportunity to host many schools across the state, international educational leaders, as well as Washington State leadership from…

December 8, 2022

IPP Demo Sites: WASA Visits McMicken Heights

The month McMicken Elementary hosted WASA and Steilacoom SD. This visit features how McMicken and Highline SD are connecting with district leadership from visiting school districts who are eager to learn how to increase capacity and build sustainable systems. Thank you to WASA, our IPP cadre partners, for your continued collaboration and efforts to increase…

November 8, 2022

Professional Learning Plan

In our work and through collaboration with school and district leadership, we often hear that their WHY for inclusive and equitable education is more clear to them, but HOW to change systems, implement and sustain more inclusive practices are what they are still needing to understand more fully. We are excited to share the Inclusive…

October 26, 2022

IPP Demo Sites; Ambassadors for Inclusion 

IPP Demosites; Ambassadors for Inclusion  Representatives from Singapore with the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) and AWWA – Kindle Garden visited Washington State to engage in transformational professional development. ECDA’s vision is a good start for every child. They are working on supporting this start with inclusive preschools. AWWA is a social service agency in…