Annual National Integrated Comprehensive Systems for Equity Institute Part I and Part II: Advancing Equity For All


Part I is intended for New Teams* (teams who have not yet completed an Institute)
3-Day Institute from July 30, 31 - August 1, 2019 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Part II is intended for Returning Teams* (all team members have completed Part I):
2- Day Institute from June 25-26, 2019 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) (if you have team members who have not completed Part I, they should attend Part I)


Part I (July 30, 31, August 1) - New Teams* will:

  1. strengthen their understanding and implementation of the framework and process of Integrated Comprehensive Systems for Equity;
  2. engage in plentiful team time throughout the event to engage in a deep equity analysis of their setting;
  3. complete an action plan and next steps to advance equity systems change for all. New in 2019! Breakout session specific to professional associations.

Part II (June 25-26) - Returning Teams* will:

  1. review the implementation and next steps of Cornerstones 1 and 2 in their schools and districts;
  2. engage in deep, practical application of Co-Plan to Co-Serve (Modules 9-12).


Both Institutes will be held in Madison, Wisconsin (location to be announced soon!)


For District and School Leadership Teams, state and regional teams, professional associations, non-profit and for-profit organizations, city/county governments, and those in higher education.

Each School/District Team should include 8-10 people

*School Leadership Team Members:

  • Principal
  • General Ed teacher from each grade level
  • Special Educator
  • Teacher of students labeled gifted
  • Teacher of students labeled ELL
  • Reading/math interventionist
  • Allied Arts
  • Other staff as appropriate

*District Leadership Team Members:

  • Superintendent
  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Director of Special Education and Student Services
  • Business Manager
  • Human Resources Director
  • Coordinator of Gifted Education Program
  • Coordinator of ELL Program
  • Other key district office staff as appropriate

How to Register:

Team registration opens online on February 1, 2019 at icsequity.org/institute