A Fully Integrated Organizational Structure means full participation in the general education curriculum for all students. All students participate in the general education curriculum instruction and activities of their grade level peers, and schools embrace ways to redefine roles of paraeducators and teaching assistants to support all students.
This film shows how in a fully integrated organizational structure students, educators, support personnel and families work together to support full participation in the general education curriculum.
Use this discussion guide along with the SWIFT in 60 video to talk with school stakeholders about what a fully integrated organizational structure could look like at your school.View Guide
Use this PowerPoint to introduce the SWIFT feature: Fully Integrated Organizational Structure. The PowerPoint provides guidance on why the feature is essential for inclusive school reform. It also introduces implementation steps and examples.View Intro
Your school can take specific action steps to develop a fully integrated organizational structure.View Steps