CLC Network on the Road

Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski speaking at a conference
Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski, All Belong executive director, encouraged schools to go “beyond special education” at a recent training event.

This fall, our staff will be traveling all over the country to equip teachers, school administrators, pastors, worship leaders, church volunteers, and seminarians with the tools to include persons of all abilities into the life of their communities. We invite you to listen in on a presentation or stop by our exhibit booth at one of the events below!

Note: Some events require registration and are only open to specific audiences; check each event website for more information.


October 5-6: Heartland Education Convention (Sioux Center, IA)

Presentations:

  • Trauma: What it Is, What it Does, and How to Support Affected Students in the School Setting with Betsy Winkle, S.Psy.S.
  • Neurodevelopment: Investigating Memory Issues with Pam Maat, All Belong teacher consultant
  • Neurodevelopment: Digging Deeper into Attention with Pam Maat, All Belong teacher consultant
  • Unpacking Adaptions, Accommodations, and Modifications with Pam Maat, All Belong teacher consultant

October 10-13: Michigan Association of Non-public Schools Administrators Conference (Mackinac Island, MI)

Connect with our executive director, Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski, to discuss inclusive education in non-public schools.

October 12: North Park Theological Seminary Inclusive Worship Service and Discussion (Chicago, IL)

Join us for an inclusive worship service at Isaacson Chapel in Nyvall Hall from 11am-12pm. A discussion of inclusive worship practices and tools will take place following the service. The service and discussion will be led by Barbara J. Newman, All Belong director of church services, and Tory White, All Belong church consultant.

See the North Park website for information on the location. Please contact Tory White (twhite [at] clcnetwork.org] if there are accommodations you need to participate more fully in the service.

October 19-20: Christian Educators Association Convention (Holland, MI)

Presentations:

  • The Christian Schools Educational Services Standard with Elizabeth Dombrowski, All Belong executive director
  • Language Immersion Programs and Students with Unique Needs: Navigating the Assessment and Instruction Questions and Concerns with Barbara Newman, All Belong director of church services

October 20-22: Belonging: Becoming an Inclusive Church (Ashland, OH)

Keynote Presentation by Barbara J. Newman, All Belong director of church services

Workshops by Barbara J. Newman and Tory White, All Belong church consultant

  • Creating an Atmosphere of Welcome
  • Frazzled to Supported—Caring for Families and Caregivers
  • How to Accommodate Worship for an Individual
  • 60 Tools in 50 Minutes for Practical Ministry

November 20-21: Association of Christian Schools International Professional Development Forum (Lynchburg, VA)

Presentations:

  • Autism and Your Christian School with Becky Tubergen, All Belong director of school services
  • Investigating Attention: Best Practices in Neurodevelopment with Becky Tubergen, All Belong director of school services
  • Circle of Friends: Impacting a Community of Believers with Becky Tubergen, All Belong director of school services

Plus, visit our exhibit booth for inclusive education resources!

 

Want to schedule a training at your church, school, or conference? Visit our website to learn more or call us at (616) 245-8388.


Passionate about inclusive education? Make a contribution to All Belong to help us create inclusive communities for persons of all abilities.


Ashtyn GrevenstukAshtyn Grevenstuk is the marketing and communications assistant at All Belong.

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