We partner with schools, churches, and families to create inclusive communities for persons at all levels of ability and disability.

As experts in inclusive education for more than twenty-five years, we come alongside your Christian community to help you include and support all of God’s people – regardless of their level of ability – so that the kingdom can be more complete.

Currently at CLC Network

  • Room at the Table: Connections Banquet 2016

    When thinking back on homecoming dances in high school, the word awkward comes to mind. What were intended to be fun and celebratory events were mostly stress-inducing for me, and not just because I had to build up the courage . . .

  • Celebrating Inclusive Friendships: A Tribute to Eli

    We are thrilled to share this essay which highlights the beauty of inclusive friendships. Anna Orr, a student at Byron Center Christian School (Grand Rapids, MI), wrote this tribute to her friend Eli Sytsma, a classmate who has Down syndrome. We . . .

  • School Profile: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School

    St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School (Grand Rapids, Michigan) has a strong commitment to serving all of God’s kids, regardless of their level of need. “When families are interested in our school, we first look at their desire for a Catholic education, and . . .

Sign up for the Golf Outing

Join us Thursday, June 16 at Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club (Pierson, MI) to support inclusive education in schools and churches in West Michigan and across the country. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Schools Attuned: All Kinds of Minds Neurodevelopment training

Gain a deeper understanding of the strengths and breakdowns in your students’ learning and how to respond effectively in this three-day training with teacher consultant and AKOM facilitator Pam Maat.

17 State of Michigan SCECH’s and 1 Calvin College Graduate Credit are available.

Nominate a Senior for the Anna Elizabeth Stegink Memorial Scholarship

Through this scholarship, CLC Network Member Schools may nominate up to two seniors who received support services through an academic support services program while in high school. Applications are due Friday, May 6, 2016.

Events Calendar

  1. Wednesday, May 4 2016

    Phonological Awareness

    12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    R.H. “Bear” Berends Center for Inclusive Education, Wyoming MI
  2. Tuesday, May 10 2016

    Making the Most of Your Public-Private Partnership – Part II

    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Your support of CLC Network helps schools and churches around the world welcome people with disabilities into the kingdom. Thanks to the generosity of donors, we are able to offer high-quality support services to schools and churches at less than cost or even free, in order to advance our mission of creating inclusive communities.


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