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How to Become a Champion School

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Step 1: Select activities to implement at your school

3 partnership levels, 3 different qualification sets.

Benefits

Eligible for Unified Champion School funding
Website Recognition
Unified Champion School Banner
Rafter Banner presentation in Spring


Qualifications

1 of the following activities

  • Unified Exhibition or Field Day
  • Unified PE Class
  • Unified Sports Clinic
  • Unified Juniors
  • Young Athletes

1 of the following activities

  • Unified/Inclusive Youth Leadership Clubs
  • Youth Leadership Training
  • Get Into It & Movies That Move
  • Fundraising Activities

1 of the following activities

  • R-Word Campaign
  • Youth Rallies/Forums/Assemblies
  • Fans in the Stands
  • Host Competitions & Provide Volunteers

Benefits

Eligible for Champion School funding
Website Recognition
Champion School Banner
Champion School Rafter Banner presentation in Spring


Qualifications

1 of the following activities

  • Unified Exhibition or Field Day
  • Unified PE Class
  • Unified Sports Clinic
  • Unified Juniors
  • Young Athletes
  • School Games
  • Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)

2 of the following activities

  • Unified/Inclusive Youth Leadership Clubs
  • Youth Leadership Training
  • Get Into It & Movies That Move
  • Fundraising Activities
  • R-Word Campaign
  • Youth Rallies/Forums/Assemblies
  • Fans in the Stands
  • Host Competitions & Provide Volunteers

Benefits

Eligible for School Partner funding


Qualifications

1 of the following activities

  • Unified Exhibition or Field Day
  • Unified PE Class
  • Unified Sports Clinic
  • Unified Juniors
  • Young Athletes
  • School Games
  • Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
  • Unified/Inclusive Youth Leadership Clubs
  • Youth Leadership Training
  • Get Into It & Movies That Move
  • Fundraising Activities
  • R-Word Campaign
  • Youth Rallies/Forums/Assemblies
  • Fans in the Stands
  • Host Competitions & Provide Volunteers

Step 2: SUBMIT A DRAFT OF YOUR WORK PLAN ONLINE

Become a Champion School

Contact Information

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Sports Training & Competition
Activities that introduce sports to students and provide them the opportunity to acquire skills through participation in Unified Sports or traditional sport-specific training programs, sports days, recreational play, competitions, etc. Young Athletes and other Unified activities provide opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities the ability to showcase their athletic abilities alongside their general education peers.

Please choose a minimum of (1) one of the following programs to be developed and implemented:








Briefly describe plans for implementation. I.e. What sport(s) or activity, how many times throughout the year, projected number of SPED/GenEd students participating:
Inclusive Youth Leadership
Students with and without intellectual disabilities working together to lead and plan advocacy, awareness, and other Special Olympics and related inclusive activities throughout the school year. The following are great examples of activities that other schools found successful. Select any from the list below.





List any opportunities that exist, or that can be created, which provide leadership development activities for students with and without disabilities on your campus. Identify the number of students targeted and desired outcomes, timeline:
Whole School Engagement
Awareness and education activities that promote inclusion and reach the majority of the school population. The following are great examples of activities that other schools found successful. Select any from the list below.





List any ideas or activities you may have planned that engage your entire campus. Include a timeline, etc.

Qualifying schools will be eligible for financial grants from SOSC, up to $3000. Would you like to be considered for a financial grant?

Please tell us how SOSC could support your school with resources – education, training and financial. Have additional questions? Please use the box below to list them as well. We’ll follow up with you.
Submit your Draft Work Plan. A staff member from your local SOSC Regional Office will contact you to discuss your plan and next steps.