Grace Church School’s High School Division supports a population of diverse learners, applying mainstream education practices that promote the support of neurodiverse learners inspired by the educational pedagogy principles of Universal Design for Learning
(UDL), a framework that is widely supported by local and federal public policy across and applied in general education
, special education settings
, and post-secondary education
, with the same goal in mind: To intentionally design engagement opportunities that offer accessible learning to all learners. UDL educators proactively design teaching methodology and assessment practices to celebrate academic excellence through multiple forms.
Grace Church School High School Learning Supports programming is inextricably tied to and extends to our institutional-wide commitment to equity and inclusion
, naming and acknowledging that each learner is a kaleidoscope of both advantaged and disadvantaged identities that can directly or indirectly influence access to equitable programming. Inclusive student support is addressed through several key features of our programming: