Two New Podcasts Released!
Take a listen to our latest podcasts plus be on the look out for more to be released soon.
From Statement To Action With Dr. Cokethea Hill

Dr. Cokethea Hill discusses that statements alone will not rid our systems of racism.
Equity-based MTSS:
Transitioning to a New Future

Dr. Amy Jablonski and Dr. Hollie Pettersson discuss this opportunity to restart schools in the U.S. after COVID-19. 
Increase Inclusion in Washington Schools in 2020-2021
Spots open now for Washington Inclusionary Practices professional learning!

SWIFT is offering Washington principals and leadership teams a virtual, blended learning event across 8 weeks in October & November. This learning series will develop school leaders’ equity mindset and understanding of the complete range of student variability, as well as lay out a pathway for their school to become an equitable and inclusive learning environment that supports students with all types of learning needs and life circumstances.

The event is for Washington education leaders only and FREE thanks to OSPI’s inclusionary practices project.

From the
Resource Shelf
State-wide SEL Embedded within
Equity-based MTSS:
Impact on Student Academic Outcomes
A Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) provides a comprehensive set of academic and behavioral strategies that rely on data to mobilize and coordinate diverse resources for all students. In McCart and Choi's (2020) current research brief, they discuss how social and emotional learning (SEL) embedded within MTSS, can offer a foundation to support learning in ways that address the full array of student need.
EALA: Preparing for School Reopening
With Equity At The Core
Introducing a new resource microsite and design process from our partners at Educating All Learners Alliance to ensure the inclusion of students with disabilities in Fall 2020 reopening and restart planning.

Supporting Remote Learning in Equitable, Engaging, and Effective Ways
From Videoconferencing to "Video Connecting"

This brief is intended to provide guidance for school and district leaders and educators alike as they explore, subscribe, purchase, and support the implementation of videoconferecing tools.
From Cloud Document Sharing to Cloud Document Learning

This brief is intended to provide guidance for school and district leaders, teachers, and parents alike to support the most effective use of cloud sharing tools and services to support student learning and instruction.
Copyright SWIFT Education Center, 2020 Permission is granted to share and reprint. Please cite as SWIFT News September 2020, Issue 67. Lawrence, KS: SWIFT Education Center.