A fundamental goal in education is to design positive and inclusive learning experiences that ensure ALL students are equipped for 21st Century success. We have lessons to learn from innovative fast food companies about designing meaningful experiences that engage and inspire all of our learners.
Savanna Flakes is a Special Education Instructional Specialist and Inclusion Consultant. She has served as an Adjunct Professor, Manager of Special Education Professional Learning, Master Educator, Technology Integration Specialist and an Inclusion Instructional Specialist. Flakes has been featured internationally as a Keynote Speaker on topics such as Literacy, Differentiation, Co-teaching, Universal Design for Learning, and Inclusion. As CEO of Inclusion for a Better Future LLC, she has worked with various organizations around the world to facilitate school leader and teacher trainings on Inclusive Practices. Flakes has received numerous honors and awards for her work on behalf of students with disabilities and in education. She authors an “Inclusion Corner” column for MultiBriefs, in which she shares instructional strategies with teachers, parents, and students. Savanna is a Possibilitarian. She believes “Inclusion Matters.”
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