The TIES Center is a leading center on K-12 inclusive education for students with disabilities, including students with extensive support needs and those who are English learners. TIES works nationally with states, districts, schools, and organizations that serve parents to support systems change and inclusive practices where K-12 students with disabilities move from less inclusive to more inclusive educational environments.

The TIES Center provides:

Presentations and workshops on a variety of topics including:

  • Culture of Belonging & Peer Engagement
  • Effective Inclusive Instruction--What does it look like? What are the components?
  • General Education and the Inclusive IEP
  • Instructional Team Collaboration & Planning
  • Inclusive Education and Students with Disabilities who are English Learners
  • Paraprofessional Roles and Responsibilities in Inclusive Classrooms
  • Communication Supports
  • Transition: Vision and Inclusive Service Delivery
  • Universal Design for Learning Inclusive of All Students
  • Inclusive Education Roadmap (IER)- Building a Sustainable Effective K-12 Inclusive System of Education
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for All
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Inclusive of All Students

Our fees include:

  • Two pre-session planning meetings with our clients
  • Preparation and delivery of the presentation or workshop
  • Presentation/workshop materials
  • Follow up debrief, if requested
  • Travel (where applicable)

Customized Consultation and Professional Learning Packages for administrators, general and special educators, and English learner teachers

These often include a combination of:

  • Technical Assistance related inclusive policies, practices, and inclusive education systems change
  • Presentations (In-person, virtual, hybrid)
  • Coaching for administrators, educators, and teams (In-person, virtual, hybrid)
  • Customized or collaborative resource development

Contract deliverables and fees are negotiated.

Contact us for more information about how we can work together at and possible funding options/streams that districts have used.