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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 | Education

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 | Attallah College of Educational Studies

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 | Attallah College of Educational Studies

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

The Thompson Policy Institute on Disability Welcomes New Team Members TPI Grows its Team of Leaders in Inclusion and Equity

September 30, 2021 by | Education

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) has hired staff for three new positions. The new staff members will support TPI in establishing the California Educator Preparation Innovation Collaborative (CalEPIC) and developing the Strategic Practices for the Advancement of Inclusive Schooling (SPAIS). Through CalEPIC and SPAIS, Charlotte Achieng Evensen and Jill Perez will work toward improving

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