Two co-teaching teams from Gloucester County Public Schools have been awarded grants to become demonstration sites for the Virginia Department of Education’s Excellence in Co-teaching Initiative during the 2016-2017 school year.
Gloucester High School received a grant of $10,000 as a demonstration site and Page Middle School was awarded a $5,000 grant as a developing site.
The VDOE establishes the sites to “showcase the implementation of co-teaching by promoting a collaborative model in which general education and special education teachers share responsibility for the achievement of all students in the general education classroom through active co-teaching, collaboration and implementation of inclusive research-based practices.”
The VDOE said selected co-teaching partners will assist in enhancing current co-teaching practices across the state by modeling best practices to other co-teaching teams during visits to their classrooms, and by sharing resources in ...
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