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Region 4 Conferences

 

December 6, 2018

19th Annual Dyslexia Conference

Features sessions with topics that include research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech–language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others.

 


 

December 11, 2018

Transform education in innovative ways! Connect the classroom and the global world. Empower students to discover their own personal path to learning. Transform education using innovative instructional practices. The Digital Learning Conference features sessions by invited speakers, district educators, and Region 4 specialists to help you Connect•Empower•Transform. 
 

 

December 14, 2018

Bilingual/ESL Conference

At the 2018 Region 4 Bilingual/ESL Conference, join fellow educators in learning techniques and strategies to directly impact the academic success of English language learners (ELLs). Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology. Guests will be able to create their own conference experience by choosing one keynote and one breakout session, two keynote sessions, or only breakout sessions for the day. Lunch will be provided for all preregistered guests. For more information, e-mail bilingual@esc4.net.

 


 
January 26, 2019
Mathematics Conference
Join other mathematics educators for this one-day conference focused on creating meaningful mathematics experiences and effective learning possibilities for every math student. Attend up to six mini-sessions that provide tools such as classroom-ready activities that bridge concrete, pictorial, and abstract representations of key mathematics concepts, strategies that include all learners, and technology-based activities.
 
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February 2, 2019

Join other social studies professionals in this one-day conference exploring general, grade level, and content-specific best practices for the 21st century social studies classroom. Strands may include the major themes in social studies, instructional strategies that address the needs of all learners, differentiation, technology applications, and sound assessment. The conference will include a full day of concurrent presentations, vendor product demonstrations, and an exhibit hall.
 

 

February 8, 2019 

The Annual Reading and Writing Conference will offer sessions on various topics including the reading and writing connection, genre integration, critical thinking skills, technology incorporation, differentiation, reaching struggling learners, and many other areas. Presentations will be given by invited speakers, district staff, and Region 4 specialists.
 

 

February 12 , 2019

Explore engaging strategies that fuse the areas of rigorous instruction, motivation, and achievement to produce transformational results—and prepare students to excel in school, college, and career. This year's event is focused on equity and efficacy in schools. Dr. Pedro Noguera, an acclaimed author, dynamic speaker, and distinguished professor of education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA will deliver the keynote presentation. All attendees will receive a copy of Noguera's book, "Excellence Through Equity."
 

 

 

March 7, 2019

Child Nutrition Annual Showcase
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email childnutrition@esc4.net

 


 

March 19, 2019
Restorative Disciplines Practices Forum
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email specialeducation@esc4.net
 

 

March 28-30, 2019

National Summit on School Safety

An intensive, two day conference focused on comprehensive school safety. Ideal for educators, administrators, safety professionals, mental and behavioral health practitioners, and community members and leaders, this event provides hands-on learning from national and regional experts about school safety best practices. 

 


 

March 30, 2019

CACFP INSPO
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email childnutrition@esc4.net

 


 

June 3, 2019

Learn about requirements under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for providing programs and services for students with disabilities. Learn about the differences and similarities between Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 
 

 

June 4, 2019

Attend this one day session to hear from leading national experts about how Section 504/ADA have been interpreted by the courts through recent case law. Learn about similarities and differences among these federal laws and effective ways to identify and serve students under Section 504/ADA. 
 

 
June 10, 2019
School Safety Summit
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email solutions@esc4.net
 

 

June 17, 2019

STEAM Conference
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email digitallearning@esc4.net.
 

 

July 9–10, 2019

Join education professionals at this Institute as we explore evidenced-based practices for creating effective learning environments for all learners. AGC Institute strands will include solutions for accessing academic content, navigating federal and state accountability systems, achieving rigorous state assessment standards, creating 21st century digital learning environments, increasing student engagement, supporting post-secondary transition, and implementing effective inclusive practices. Participants will leave the AGC Institute with practical strategies to promote access to and progress in the general curriculum. 
 

 

July 16, 2019

Kindergarten Inclusion Conference
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email specialeducation@esc4.net
 

 

July 17-18, 2019
Preschool Summer Institute: Early Childhood Inclusion Conference
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email specialeducation@esc4.net
 

 

July 23–25, 2019 

Autism Symposium
Details to be announced soon. For more information, email specialeducation@esc4.net
 

 

July 27, July 31, and August 1, 2019

TDA/Region 4 Child Nutrition Summer Series

Details to be announced soon. For more information, email childnutrition@esc4.net

 

 

 

 

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