The Mustard Seed Project

The Mustard Seed Project is a conference that explores the important topic of serving students with disabilities within the Catholic school setting.  Drawing on the experience of Catholic school professionals and clinicians, this conference will highlight promising practices and provide practical lessons on inclusive practices in Catholic schools.

Participants will:

  • Develop an awareness of peer institutions who are engaging in inclusive practices.
  • Connect with colleagues and parents who are invested in serving students with disabilities in Catholic schools.
  • Identify next steps for developing a culture of inclusion in your school.
  • Learn practical strategies to address the needs of students with disabilities in Catholic schools.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

  • Catholic School Principals
  • Catholic School Teacher-Leaders
  • Catholic School Parents

CONFERENCE STRANDS

Promising Practices:
This strand will feature clinicians and university faculty who will present evidenced based approaches to serving students with disabilities.  These sessions are intended to build the repertoire of skills and strategies to enhance approaches to serving students with disabilities in Catholic schools.     

Practioner Showcase: 
This strand will highlight the efforts of Catholic School practioners who are serving students with disabilities in their schools.  Sessions will feature real-life examples of inclusive programs and the opportunity to learn from the successes and challenges of other Catholic school leaders in inclusion.

Parent Networking: 
This strand will feature practical information for parents who are interested in (or supportive of) inclusive settings within Catholic schools.  Parents will be able to connect with other parents who value Catholic education for their children.  

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LODGING

The Hampton Inn Chicago North-Loyola Station
1209 W. Albion Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60626
800-426-7866
Group Name:  Mustard Seed Project
Online Reservations
THESE ROOMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 4, 2017

 

MORE CONFERENCE  INFORMATION COMING SOON!!!

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October 10, 2016 Presentations