We believe in inclusivity for all.
We believe our position in the field is to improve the profession through education, training, and dissemination of effective practices discovered through research.
We believe in science and the systematic gathering and analysis of data to inform our work.
We believe in collaborative innovation as the means to adapting cutting-edge practices to the unique needs of schools, agencies, and families, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.
We believe in presuming competence of individuals while creating innovative and effective learning environments.
We believe in organizational strength, so our efforts can be focused on serving people rather than on organizational matters.
We believe, through these values, TPI will become a preeminent source of innovation for adapting cutting-edge practices in schools and agencies.
The Thompson Policy Institute engages in technical assistance and research to improve the lives of people with disabilities and, in doing so, improve life for all of society. We accomplish this by creating new knowledge and innovative solutions through our work and by disseminating these findings through technical assistance and written reports to the field.
TPI is involved in many research and project-based collaborations and partnerships. These collaborative efforts are an important component of many TPI activities, including conducting research, disseminating critical information to key stakeholders, and supporting community-wide change.