Early Childhood Special Education Summit

DAY 1 Summit Schedule: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time Activity
7:45am-9:00am Check-in, Breakfast & Welcome
9:00am-10:00am Keynote Speaker: Carol Kosnitsky Finding the Sweet Spot Between Compliance and Best Practice
10:15am-11:45am Breakout Sessions / STAR Autism Training
11:45am-12:45am Lunch & Raffle
12:45pm-2:15pm Breakout Sessions / STAR Autism Training
2:15pm-2:45pm Snack Break
2:45pm-4:15pm Breakout Sessions / STAR Autism Training (ends at 5:00pm)

DAY 1 Breakout Sessions & Presentation Links: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time Black Canyon Ballroom Sonoran Ballroom Boulder Room Coyote Room Horseshoe Room Joshua Tree Room Echo Canyon Room
10:15am-11:45am Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) & Handouts by Carol Kosnitsky Introduction to the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) by Gwynne Fullmer & Kelli Cotter In by Three Transitions by Ashley Dalton No Session in this Room No Session in this Room No Session in this Room STAR Autism Training (10:00am-5:00pm)
12:45pm-2:15pm No Session in this Room Making Sound Placement Decisions for Children 3-5 & Handout by Debbie Cate & Kathy Whaley Dyslexia Legislation in Arizona by Sean Ross & Michelle Hodges Pyramid Model Part 1 by Nicole Peterson Partnership between Deaf Mentor Program and ECE Programs by Christina Vorreyer-Davis Deliberate and Engaging Teaching with Explicit Instruction & Handout by Elizabeth Hoffman & Dr. Jennifer J. Huber STAR Autism Training (10:00am-5:00pm)
2:45pm-4:15pm No Session in this Room Promoting and Sustaining High Quality Inclusion & Handouts by Kathy Whaley & Debbie Cate Integrating Itinerant District Preschool Programs: Keep Calm and Preschool On by Kathy Hill & Shara Rose Pyramid Model Part 2 by Nicole Peterson Quality Connections: Partnering with Head Start to Provide High Quality Inclusive Early Intervention & Handouts by Tami Philips Assistive Technology by Bruce Kennedy STAR Autism Training (10:00am-5:00pm)

DAY 2 Summit Schedule: Friday, January 31, 2020
Time Activity
7:45am-9:00am Check-in, Breakfast & Welcome
9:00am-10:00am Keynote Speaker: Ann Turnbull Early Childhood Inclusion: Ethics, Policy Requirements, and Long-Term Benefits for Children and Families
10:15am-11:45am Breakout Sessions / STAR Autism Training
11:45am-12:45am Lunch & Raffle
12:45pm-2:15pm Breakout Sessions / STAR Autism Training
2:15pm-2:45pm Snack Break
2:45pm-4:15pm Breakout Sessions / STAR Autism Training (ends at 5:00pm)

DAY 2 Breakout Sessions and Presentation Links: Friday, January 31, 2020
Time Black Canyon Ballroom Sonoran Ballroom Boulder Room Coyote Room Horseshoe Room Joshua Tree Room Echo Canyon Room
10:15am-11:45am No Session in this Room Enhancing Inclusion Success Through Trusting Family-Professional Partnerships & Handouts by Ann Turnbull Behavior at a 360 by Emily Mace Building Blocks: Vision and Hearing Screening by Sonia Samaniego & Katharine Levandowski PBIS for Preschool Presentation & Handouts by Traci Williams & Kristen Lilly Animal Assisted Therapy: A Catalyst When Working With Children by Mary Lou Jennings & Wendy Brishke STAR Autism Training (10:00am-5:00pm)
12:45pm-2:15pm No Session in this Room Celebrating High-Leverage Practices in Special Education with Learning Walks by Kimberly Rice Using Classroom Data for Program Decisions: How did they do it? (Administrators) by Elizabeth Hamilton & ECE Data Group Supporting Transition through DEC Recommended Practices & Handouts by Alicia Amundson Reading and the Brain: What’s the Connection? by Dr. Debbie Pischke A Montessori Model for Inclusion and the Sunshine Project by Lenka Studnicka STAR Autism Training (10:00am-5:00pm)
2:45pm-4:15pm Endrew F. Supreme Court Case: Impacts on Special Education by Lori Bird Stop Searching! Put Down the Magnifying Glass & Find Your Way to Successful Behavior Management! by Serena Loccisano Using Classroom Data for Program Decisions: How did they do it? (Teachers) by Elizabeth Hamilton & ECE Data Group Count Me In! Counting to Cardinality and Handout by Eboney McKinney & Jennifer Hutchinson Early Childhood Special Education to Kindergarten Transition by Dr. Alissa Gonzalez Gold Standard in Effective Parental Participation by Janna Murrell STAR Autism Training (10:00am-5:00pm)