NCPD Webinar October 13, 2009

Access in Catholic Education, Part I: Elementary Schools

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 3:00- 4:00 p.m. Eastern

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Catholic schools more perfectly reflect the single flock envisioned by Jesus, our Shepherd, when they welcome and integrate students with disabilities into the total life of the school. In this NCPD webinar, Access in Catholic Education, Part I: Elementary Schools on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, from 3-4:00 p.m. EDT (and Access in Catholic Education, Part II: High Schools on February 16, 2010), Catholic educators with significant experience at both the school and diocesan levels will share strategies and resources that enable Catholic schools to become successful, inclusive communities.

For downloadable PDF flyer click here.

Recommended for: 

  • Diocesan and school administrators and faculty
  • Diocesan disability ministry personnel
  • Other diocesan and parish personnel
  • Family members
  • All those interested in this topic



  • Sally Todd, Associate Superintendent, Diocese of Orange Catholic Schools
  • Eileen Grams, Inclusion Specialist, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Elementary School
  • (Moderator) Marie Powell, Executive Director, USCCB Secretariat of Catholic Education

Organizations Involved with this Webinar:

In Partnership with:
  • The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Secretariat of Catholic Education
  • The National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL).
In Collaboration with:
  • The National Apostolate for Inclusion Ministry (NAfIM)
  • The National Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD)

 Replay Link (Replays are free of charge.)  Replay Link  
 Transcript  Word  PDF
 Diocese of Orange Diversified Education Handbook    PDF
 Classroom Resources  Word  PDF
 A Student Success Story  Word  PDF
 Powerpoint Presentation of Webinar (saved online as a PDF due to size of file, full powerpoint will be available on CD)    PDF
 Access in Catholic Elementary Schools Resources  Word  PDF