Unified Champion Schools

Sample Group Messages

School Community Messages Administration to Teachers:  Our [insert school name] community is joining Special Olympics Maryland to pledge to Spread the Word>> Inclusion on Wednesday, March 3rd. Our goal is to show our school-wide commitment to using respectful language, genuinely...

Pledge Flyers

Design #1Design #2Click the buttons below to download your Pledge Flyers! Pledge Flyer Design #1 Pledge Flyer Design #2 Options: Print out the flyer on the next page and fill out why you pledge to choose inclusion. You can write,...

Virtual Backgrounds

Directions: Use these images as your virtual backgrounds in all virtual classes and meetings to start conversations about inclusion. Right-click > Save As > then save the image to your computer.

Sample Social Posts

Social Hashtags Please use the following hashtags in all of the social you post on or around March 3rd, 2021 to help grow the campaign and increase social reach and engagement. #SpreadTheWordMD  #ExperienceInclusion #ChoosetoInclude Directions Social media has proven to...

Celebration Activities

Distance Learning has turned our ideas of what a “normal” school year looks like upside down. The good news is that the time for inclusion is NOW-- and we need it more than ever! Regardless of what your learning environment...

Additional Resources

Inclusive Schools Network More Information on Inclusive Schools Week Lessons and Educational Resources Special Olympics International Inclusion Tiles Game Unified Classroom

Social Media Examples

Social media allow people to engage in conversations that help change attitudes and drive people to celebrate the benefits of an inclusive learning environment. Be sure to tag Special Olympics Maryland and use our hashtags in your posts #MDInclusiveSchools #ChoosetoInclude...

Mass Media Messages

For convenience, here is some suggested language to use when inviting different members of your school community to participate in this celebration feel free to share links to our toolkit or celebration activities: Administration to Teachers:  [School name] is joining...