MCIU<br />
Inclusive Technology Academy<br />
Mike Marotta, ATP<br />

The Inclusive Technology Academy© will equip participants with foundational knowledge in Accessibility and Assistive Technology, exploring tools and features that support diverse learning needs, including Universal Tier 1 Tools for reading, writing, organization, and math.

The academy will also focus on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and effective assistive technology solutions for students with disabilities.

There are two pathways for the Inclusive Technology Academy, General Registration or District Core Team Registration. 

This offering is FREE for Montgomery County districts. ASHA CEUs and Act 48 Provided.

General Registration 

All educators are welcome to register for and attend the 3 half-day workshops with our guest speaker, Mike Marotta, throughout the fall.

The Inclusive Technology Academy will be held on the following dates from 8:30-11:30am.

Fall 2024

    • Thursday, September 12th 
    • Thursday, October 17th
    • Monday, December 9th

District Core Team Registration

We also invite members of a district core team to participate more fully in the Inclusive Technology Academy with our guest speaker, Mike Marotta, throughout the 24-25’ school year. This pathway will include additional in-person workshops as well as virtual webinars and personalized coaching sessions. We encourage a team to attend that focuses on providing Assistive Technology and Accessibility solutions to meet the varying needs of learners.

The Inclusive Technology Academy for District Core Teams will be held on the following dates:

In Person

    • Thursday, September 12th, 2024 (8:30-3:30pm)
    • Thursday, October 17th, 2024 (8:30-3:30pm)
    • Monday, December 9th, 2024 (8:30-3:30pm)
    • Thursday, May 8th, 2025 (8:30-11:30am)


    • Wednesday, September 4th, 2024 (2:00-3:00pm)
    • Thursday, September 26th, 2024 (2:00-3:00pm)
    • Wednesday, October 9th, 2024 (2:00-3:00pm)
    • Thursday, November 7th, 2024 (2:00-3:00pm)
    • Thursday, November 14th, 2024 (2:00-3:00pm)
Mike Marotta

Meet Our Guest Speaker

Mike Marotta

Mike Marotta, ATP has been in the field of Assistive Technology for over 30 years and was named the 2017 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Inclusive Learning Network Outstanding Educator. Mike is a nationally recognized speaker who has provided training in all areas of Assistive Technology. Learn more about Mike at