Optimized Inclusive Practices in Pennsylvania Module 4: Purposeful Collaboration

Module 4 is the fourth in a series of nine professional development modules designed to provide an overview of the Big Ideas, Concepts and Competencies described in the Optimized Inclusive Practices (OIP) in Pennsylvania Framework. The modules are designed to support district and school leaders, classroom educators, related service providers and others in the implementation of optimized inclusive practices for students with low incidence and significant cognitive disabilities in Pennsylvania. The OIP Framework outlines Big Ideas, Concepts and Competencies in eight focused areas. Module 4 provides an overview of Big Idea D: the importance of Purposeful Collaboration in supporting optimized inclusive practices that are embedded across policies and procedures, structures, and professional development for stakeholders. In this module, you will learn about the importance of purposeful collaboration in supporting optimized inclusive practices. Act 48 credits may be available through your LEA. Participants are encouraged to discuss options for Act 48 credits with their district or IU BEFORE completing the OIP Framework Professional Development Modules. LEAs may require submission of specific documentation (certificate of course completion and documentation of completion of course activities) in order to receive credit.

Opens on July 29th, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Optimized Inclusive Practices in Pennsylvania Module 4: Purposeful Collaboration

About This Course

Instructions: Each section will include materials that can be downloaded and/or printed. The PowerPoints are provided in both a narrated and pdf version. To hear narrations, please click on each slide to advance to the next slide. The narration will begin automatically. The pdf version of the PowerPoint is NOT narrated. All of the text used in the narration is included in the notes section of each slide. Please download and/or print a copy of the OIP Framework to use as a reference throughout the module.


  • Certificate of Completion of Optimized Inclusive Practices Module 4: Purposeful Collaboration

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