Jennifer James

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Thompson Policy Institute on Disability Expands Access and Outcomes for Students with Disabilities in Secondary Schools Two New Schools Join the Strategic Practices for the Advancement of Inclusive Schooling (SPAIS) Grant

November 7, 2022 by | Thompson Policy Institute

Farb Middle School, San Diego Unified School District, and Savanna High School, Anaheim Union High School District, join six middle schools in the Poway Unified School District to participate in the Strategic Practices for the Advancement of Inclusive Schooling (SPAIS) grant.These eight schools will work toward fulfilling the mission of SPAIS to increase access and

The Thompson Policy Institute on Disability and El Dorado County Charter SELPA Partner to Build Bright Futures with $400,000 Grant The California Department of Education Grant will Support Educators at California Charter Schools

September 26, 2022 by | Thompson Policy Institute

The California Department of Education awarded Thompson Policy Institute on Disability, in partnership with El Dorado County Charter SELPA, a grant in the amount of $419,794.00 to further Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and Person Driven Planning (PDP) for educators in Southern California charter schools. The Building Bright Futures Program supports the

TPI Partners with OC Groups Toward a Brighter Future for People with Disabilities

February 8, 2022 by | Thompson Policy Institute

Throughout California, the employment rate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) remains alarmingly low at 14.2%, when compared to the general population rate at 76.5% (Department of Developmental Services, 2016). The Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI), in partnership with many service providers, agencies, K-12 and post-secondary education institutions, developed the Orange County

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability Adds Another Leader in Equity and Inclusion to the Team TPI Welcomes Dr. Kevin Stockbridge

January 28, 2022 by | Thompson Policy Institute

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Kevin Stockbridge has joined the team as the CalEPIC Project Manager. As part of the California Educator Preparation Innovation Collaborative (CalEPIC), Dr. Stockbridge will collaborate with Dr. Charlotte Achieng-Evensen, CalEPIC Senior Transformation Specialist, in supporting CalEPIC’s vision to build the capacity of California’s

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