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Please see the the attached “Save the Date” card for the First Annual ADE Special Education Teacher Conference: Common Core Connections and Collaborations.
The Arizona Department of Education is hosting a new conference tailored to the needs of special education teachers and administrators. This two-day conference features nationally recognized educator Marilyn Friend, author of Co-Teach! A Manual for Creating and Sustaining Classroom Partnerships, as well as presentations from prominent local Arizona special education teachers who will highlight methods and strategies that have been found to be effective in Arizona schools.
WHAT: ADE Special Education Teacher Conference: Common Core Connections and Collaborations
WHEN: July 11- 12, 2013
WHERE: Sheraton Crescent Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona
At the New Special Education Conference for Teachers, you will be able to network with fellow special education teachers while attending informative sessions covering a range of topics and current issues facing special education teachers in Arizona. Participants will receive teaching strategies and knowledge about the Arizona Common Core Standards and will also access hands-on resources to use immediately. Breakout sessions will cover topics influencing the special education classroom such as assessment, autism, behavior, bullying, co-teaching, differentiated instruction, law, technology, parent involvement, response to intervention, and inclusion.
Other presenters include:
• Andrew Chen, member of the Common Core State Standards Development Team in Mathematics and the Advisory Board of the National Council on Teacher Quality
• Hannah Erhli, Council for Exceptional Children 2012 Clarissa Hug Teacher of the Year
A certificate reflecting participation and professional development credit hours will be provided at the end of the conference.