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2017 Academy for New Special Education Leadership
Tuesday, August 08, 2017, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, August 09, 2017, 5:00 PM CST
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2017 Academy for New Special Education Leadership

About the Convention:  To support new special education leaders as they strive to meet the challenges of their new positions, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (WDPI) Special Education Team and the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS) host this two-day training opportunity for first- and second-year Directors of Special Education, Special Education Coordinators or Designees. If you are an experienced leader, please pass this information on to a colleague who is new to the role. WDPI staff and WCASS members will present sessions addressing a variety of procedural and relevant topics.   

Registration Fees:  $150.00 / Includes breakfast and lunch on Aug 8 & 9

Register Now!

Location
Crowne Plaza Madison
4402 East Washington Ave 
Madison, WI 
Lodging Information: In order to receive a discounted room in your block, please call 
IHG Central Reservations at 866-424-0835. Ask for the WCASS Academy For New Directors Group. 
You will have up until 7/17/17 to call to ensure that you receive the discounted block rate.
Otherwise you can use the website link below: 
Click Here 

TUESDAY | August 8, 2017

7:30 - 8:15   Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking  
8:15 - 8:30   Welcome | B. Van Haren & G. Myrah
8:30 - 9:30   Strengthening our equity muscles: Implicit bias and micromessages |  L. Winn & C. Reed-Jenkins
9:30 - 11:30   Procedural Compliance: Setting the Stage | M. Resan, M. Mitchell & C. Specter
11:30 - 12:30   NETWORKING LUNCHEON  
12:30 - 1:15   Serving Low Incidence Deaf or Blind Students in Wisconsin | M. Walsh & P. Dally
1:15 - 2:15   Social and Emotional Learning in WI Schools: The Why, What and How | B. Herman & S. Gahan 
2:15 - 2:30   BREAK  
2:30 - 3:30   College and Career Ready IEPs (CCR-IEPs)  |  D. Parker & P. Volpiansky
3:30 - 4:00   Top Ten Reasons to Join WCASS and “30 Tips in 30 Minutes”  |  G. Myrah & J. Peterson
 
WEDNESDAY | August 9, 2017

7:30 - 8:00   Continental Breakfast & Networking  
8:00 - 10:00   All You Hoped to Know About Special Education Funding |  R. Zellmer & M. Baier
10:00 - 10:15   BREAK  
10:15 - 12:15
  *WISE Overview, Top 10 Things to Know About Special Education Reporting / Q&A
   *Knowing Your Special Education Data Collections
  J. Post, G. Tillman, N. Fuhrman, M. Fuller & P. Sherman

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Contact: Diane Gyorog | dianegyorog@awsa.org