Karla Verschoor is the Executive Director of Inclusion BC, an organization of which BCEdAccess is proud to be a member. She will be discussing and sharing the film series they created with the Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship to raise awareness about the exclusion of students with developmental disabilities and to offer key information and possible pathways to success for students, families, and schools. We hope you will be able to make it to see her speak at AdvoCon2021, our 7th annual education advocacy conference held September 22nd to 26th online!

Tickets on Eventbrite now – members of the BCEdAccess Facebook groups receive a significant discount, and the first 100 tickets purchased receive a care package delivered to their house!


Karla Verschoor

Executive Director, Inclusion BC – She/Her

Karla Verschoor has been with Inclusion BC since 2006, when she joined the organization as a volunteer coordinator. Over the years, Karla has worked in various leadership roles as an advocate, strategic planner and now as Executive Director. Karla has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta where she studied Political Science and Government and a Certificate in Dialogue and Civic Engagement from Simon Fraser University. Karla lives in Vancouver with her husband and daughter. When she’s not working Karla enjoys volunteering at her daughter’s school and with her local neighbourhood house.

Presentation: Sunday Keynote – Film Series Disrupting Misconceptions and Forging Pathways for Students with Developmental Disabilities

Inclusion BC and the Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship are proud to share a series of four films on inclusive education. Centred on the voices of students, educators and families, the films explore how we can make our schools inclusive and welcoming of all learners.

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And learn more about their work here:


Read all the details about our conference here!


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