Technical Assistance and Professional Development
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Special Olympics offers a rich collection of tools and resources to empower youth and educators to become leaders in their classrooms and their communities.
This recording gives a brief overview about Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® and can be used as an introduction or refresher on what Special Olympics is doing in schools across the United States.
The Current Generation of Students: This presentation from the 2018 UCS Conference by Kate Turkcan, Vice President of Youth Insights at Kantar Consulting, focuses on the current generation of students. View One-Pager
For Special Olympics Programs – Hear tips on how to implement Unified Physical Education in your state from SONA and SOMN staff!
Curious to see what a Global Youth Summit looks like? Check it out here!
Learn about Special Olympics Fitness models in the school environment and how to use the “Fitness Guide for Schools” as a tool for accomplishing inclusion efforts and promoting lifelong, healthy habits in schools.
It's Banner Time! This session will cover the in's and out's of the Special Olympics National School Recognition Program.
Encouraging research and evaluation of the Unified Schools strategy at the state level: The New Unified School Evaluation Guide.
This session featured presentations from Program staff that highlight a variety of implementations strategies for Unified PE into Unified Champion Schools.
Learn about new materials in Young athletes and best practices for implementing Young Athletes as part of a Unified Champion School.
This recorded webinar to explain more about high school and college clubs! We cover how to get them up and running, as well as the best way to activate Unified clubs moving forward.
This webinar discusses how to effectively administer, manage and report on Unified Champion Schools funding from the Department of Education.
This session walks you through the Unified Champion Schools High School Playbook, identifying the various sections.
This session focused on how to implement additional competitive opportunities for school based Unified Sports teams.
Several presentations from Program staff outlining their approaches to Youth Activation Committees in their state.
Working with School Districts on ESSA and building Relationships with Your ELN and State Departments of Education.
Learn more on how to pitch media with emphasis on Unified Champion Schools.
Find out how to use the Unified Champion Schools Playbooks to assure your school has an inclusive environment allowing all students to thrive.
Hear best practices from two schools who hosted impactful banner presentations and tips on how you can support the celebration!