The ADE/ESS Assistive Technology Team presents a grant funded professional development opportunity for district or charter schools each school year. If your school is interested in applying for this grant for the 2015-2016 school year, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To lay the foundation for capacity building and systemic change in their schools, teams of educators known as Tech for Learning Communities (TLCs) will participate in 13 days of training workshops in fundamentals of assistive technology and Universal Design for Learning during the school year 2014-2015. Training will be conducted by internationally recognized leaders of assistive technology (AT) with support provided by the Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services (ADE/ESS), AT Team. All team members are expected to contribute to the training of other education professionals in the home public education agency (PEA).
|2013-2014 TLC Training Calendar and Venue|
|Getting Started: Fundamentals of AT Service Delivery
with Chris Bugaj
|September 17-18, 2014||DoubleTree by Hilton, Flagstaff|
|AT Tools & Strategies for Motor & Simple Solutions
with Matthew Press and Therese Wilkomm
|October 22-23, 2014||Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel, Tempe|
|AT Tools & Strategies for Writing
with Kelly Fonner
|December 3-4, 2013||Westward Look Resort, Tucson|
|Mobile Learning; AT Tools & Strategies for Hearing and Vision
with Tony Vincent, Ingrid McBride, and Faye Gonazlez
|January 14-15, 2015||Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel, Tempe|
|AT Tools & Strategies for Reading
with Scott Marfilius
|February 11-12, 2015||Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel, Tempe|
|AT Tools & Strategies for Math, AAC Visual Support and Organization
with Harold Campbell, Mary Keeney, Bruce Kennedy and Ann Gortarez
|March 11-12, 2015||Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel, Tempe|
|Wrapping it Up
with Penny Reed
|May 7, 2015||ADE/ESS Office
3300 North Central Ave., Phoenix
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