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The All Belong Podcast is produced by All Belong Center for Inclusive Education. Listen as we converse with thought-leaders in the world of Inclusive Education, to better equip educators to building belonging at your school.

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The All Belong Podcast is produced by All Belong Center for Inclusive Education. Listen as we converse with thought-leaders in the world of Inclusive Education, to better equip educators to building belonging at your school.

    The Administrator’s Perspective with Rick Kempton, Head of School.

    The Administrator’s Perspective with Rick Kempton, Head of School.

    In this episode of the All Belong Podcast, Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski interviews Rick Kempton, who is the Head of School at Annapolis Area Christian in the DC Metro area, digging a little deeper into his chapter of Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion. Rick has served Annapolis Area Christian for 10 years, and prior to serving there, he worked in both public and Christian education in Southern California for over two decades. He has also been a long-time  board member of the Association for Christian Schools International and was president of the board for two terms.  
     This episode is our final episode of this season, and we have enjoyed diving into the book ACSI published, Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion with you. We will take a summer break and be back for Season 2 of the All Belong Podcast in August!  

    • 27 min
    The Parent Perspective with Dr. Matthew H. Lee

    The Parent Perspective with Dr. Matthew H. Lee

    In this episode of The All Belong Podcast, we talk with Dr. Matthew H. Lee, who is the Director of Research for the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Dr. Lee is another co-author of Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion, published by ACSI, and one chapter he wrote is entitled “The Parent Perspective.” His authentic, faith-filled story and his remarkable expertise brought us another thought-provoking, challenging, and encouraging conversation. 
    Read more of Dr. Lee’s work, including Research in Brief he mentions in this episode at ACSI Thought Leadership. 

    • 36 min
    The Inclusion Journey: From Program to Identity, with Dr. Kate Strater and Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski

    The Inclusion Journey: From Program to Identity, with Dr. Kate Strater and Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski

    In this episode of The All Belong Podcast, we dive into the research and practice portions of Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion, that support the work of inclusive and special education in Christian schools.  Dr. Kate Strater, researcher and assistant professor of special education at Calvin University, and Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski, executive director of All Belong, discuss what it means to make inclusive education an identity marker of a Christian school, instead of only a program.  

    • 24 min
    Dr. Thomas Boehm on "Leading Insights" and a Theological Case for Inclusive Education

    Dr. Thomas Boehm on "Leading Insights" and a Theological Case for Inclusive Education

    In this episode of The All Belong Podcast, we begin to explore the first part of Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion: the theology, philosophy, and research that supports the work of inclusive and special education in Christian schools. Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski, executive director of All Belong, and Samantha Gossard Dykstra, All Belong’s communications project manager, host guest, Dr. Thomas Boehm -- another contributing author of Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion. Dr. Boehm is a professor at Wheaton College and founded the Wheaton Center for Faith and Disability. Listen to his inspiring and encouraging wisdom and his story of faith and inclusion in this episode.  
     
    Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion is a publication of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). 

    • 37 min
    Dr. Lynn Swaner discusses the new book "Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion"

    Dr. Lynn Swaner discusses the new book "Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion"

    On this episode of The All Belong Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Lynn Swaner, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).  In this conversation with Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski, executive director at All Belong Center for Inclusive Education, Dr. Swaner shares how the book Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion came to be, and her hopes for the book's impact and the future of special and inclusive education in Christian schools across the world. 

    Click here to purchase Leading Insights: Special Education and Inclusion.  

    • 32 min
    Welcome to the All Belong Podcast - Season 1, Episode 0

    Welcome to the All Belong Podcast - Season 1, Episode 0

    On the first episode of the All Belong Podcast, join All Belong's Matt Cooke and Samantha Gossard Dykstra as they provide an introduction to the All Belong Podcast, laying out a roadmap to season 1.  Make sure to subscribe to season 1 as we interview the authors of the recently published book Leading Insights: Special Education  and Inclusion.  This book, published by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), explores the history of special education and inclusion in Christian schools, makes a Biblical case for these services at Christian schools, and provides examples and ideas for success.  Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski, All Belong's Executive Director and one of the books authors, will host this podcast, along with Cooke and Gossard-Dykstra.  Join them as they engage with other contributors, exploring what they learned in the creation of this book and how they see this work shaping inclusive and special education moving forward.  

    This podcast is perfect for teachers, parents, administrators, or for those who simply care deeply about Christian education.  

    • 7 min

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