From reports to toolkits to practical strategies and tools, IEL produces resources for diverse audiences. Explore our most recent and popular items below.
Leaders of Tomorrow: Immigrant & Refugee Youth - A Guidebook on leadership Development
Leaders of Tomorrow is a leadership program developed by the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) with a curriculum co-created by immigrant and refugee youth. The goal of Leaders of Tomorrow is to support and mobilize immigrant and refugee youth through opportunities to expand their knowledge, strengthen their skills, access tools and resources, and improve their own circumstances and those of all children, youth, adults, and families in their communities.
A Blueprint For Community Inclusion Strategies For Youth With Developmental Disabilities In Washington, DC
A Blueprint for Community Inclusion Strategies for Youth with Developmental Disabilities in Washington, DC provides a summary of comments and common themes among DC youth with disabilities and their families. This includes their top priorities, solutions to pressing issues, and ways that allies (individuals and organizations) can better support them. These priorities are foundations for a framework for policy and action steps that leaders, public institutions, and others can take to better engage and serve youth with disabilities in the District.
Frequently Asked Questions: Using American Rescue Plan Funding to Support Full-Service Community Schools & Related Strategies
This document includes “Frequently Asked Questions” intended to support state and local efforts in effectively using ARP ESSER funds to advance evidence-based full-service community schools and related approaches.
A Guide to Legislative Advocacy for Youth with Disabilities
This guide is designed to help youth with disabilities become stronger advocates and encompasses a wide array of issues including how a bill becomes a law, how to educate yourself on the issues that are important to you, and how to use that information in talking with your legislator.
Learning Lab Toolkit for Vocational Rehabilitation
This toolkit describes how VR professionals can use the VR Learning Lab Model, which Y-TAC developed and field-tested, to promote youth voice and engagement in service systems improvement.
Designing and Facilitating Vocational Rehabilitation Learning Labs
This publication supports vocational rehabilitation state agencies to better understand and utilize the Learning Lab model to engage youth people and adults together in solving challenges of adult and youth service delivery systems.
The 2020 Youth Transition Report: Outcomes for Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities
An analysis of education, employment, and opportunity youth outcomes for youth and young adults at the national and state levels.
Listen to Us: Responses from Youth with Disabilities During the Youth Voices Community Forum
An overview of in-depth discussions about the main topics identified by youth to discuss the strategies, effective practices, and resources.
Higher Education’s Next Great Challenge: Ensuring Full Inclusion for Students with Disabilities
Information and strategies to improve the successful participation of students with disabilities in higher education.