Our understanding of inclusive education, and how we can support learners in these settings, is evolving. Individual Education Plans (IEPs), however, have not––based in a historically deficit based framework often applied only in self-contained special education settings. IEPs emphasize what students can’t do, instead of highlighting strengths, building competencies and relying on student and family voice to lead the conversation. All for One tells the story of how teachers, school districts, and families, came together to change the IEP narrative by designing a plan for learning that meets the needs of one and sets the goal of increasing the places were students can be meaningfully included.
Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, SHELLEY MOORE (she/her/hers) is a highly sought-after teacher, researcher, speaker and storyteller and has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the United States. Shelley's presentations are constructed based on contexts of schools and communities and integrate theory and effective practices of inclusion, special education, curriculum, and teacher professional development. Her first book entitled, One Without the Other, was released in July 2016 to follow up her TEDx talk. Shelley completed an undergraduate degree in Special Education at the University of Alberta, her masters at Simon Fraser University, and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on the interactions of inclusive education, curriculum and teacher professional development.