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June 5, 2017 
Summer Institute: 504 Training 101—Preconference Overview of 504 for Beginners

Learn about requirements under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for providing programs and services for students with disabilities in this one-day institute.

June 6, 2017
Summer Institute: Section 504/ADA

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 7, 2017
Summer Evaluation Institute Preconference (Intepreting FIE Data)

This preconference session presented by Dr.Gail Cheramie, University of Houston-Clear Lake, and Kara Zwolinski, Region 4 Education Specilalist, will focus on integrating multiple methods of assessment and synthesizing interpretation procedures and professional judgment decisions about a student’s strengths and weaknesses, and the criteria for a disability condition. 

June 8–9, 2017
Summer Evaluation Institute

Attend this two-day institute to acquire the latest information related to comprehensive and integrated evaluations of students, and promote knowledge and application of best practices in the area of student evaluation. Session and materials costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.

June 13–14, 2017
Texas Assistive Technology Network (TATN) Statewide Conference
Explore the latest assistive technology tools and strategies to improve achievement for students with special needs. Group discounts are available. For more information, visit  Extend your learning at the TATN Post Conference on June 15.

June 19, 2017 
18+ Symposium
Learn the strategies and practices of evidence-based 18+ programs, whether you need to start a new program or improve what you already have. Explore a continuous improvement model for 18+ programming for adult students with disabilities. Bring your 
transition services staff, secondary department chairs, appraisal staff, and other stakeholders for greater impact.

June 20–22, 2017
Access to the General Curriculum (AGC) Institute
Join education professionals at this three day Institute in exploring evidenced-based practices for creating effective learning environments for all learners. The AGC Institute will include general sessions from national speakers, the opportunity to attend concurrent break-out or workshop sessions, and our digital café where you can explore digital tools for the classroom. 


June 27, 2017 
Texas Behavior Support State Conference—Administrator Preconference 
[Session is Full] 

Join administrators from across the state to receive an overview on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in a one day preconference for the Texas Behavior Support State Conference.  

June 28–29, 2017  
Texas Behavior Support State Conference  
[Session is Full] 
Build knowledge and skills for districts, campuses, and educators in the use of positive behavior supports for students. Explore the relationships among discipline, behavior management, and achievement, and identify strategies and supports to promote access to and participation in the general curriculum. 

July 10–13, 2017
Signing Exact English (SEE) Skillshop
This week-long workshop for adult learners is designed to meet the needs of beginning as well as advanced users of Signing Exact English.  Participants will improve their expressive and receptive signing skills, sign vocabulary, visual features of sign language, and song and storytelling techniques.  

July 18–20, 2017
Preschool Summer Institute [Session is Full] 
Attend this multi-day, multi-strand institute to learn research-based strategies to enhance learning and development of preschool children with disabilities. Information related to best practices and instructional techniques will be emphasized. Appropriate resources will be provided to support the training.


August 1–3, 2017
Autism Symposium
Join this 3-day symposium to gain the most recent information on autism research and issues, from birth to transition. Keynote speaker, Dr. Temple Grandin will share her personal experiences as an individual with autism. Leaders in the field, Celine Saulnier, Ph.D., Paula Kluth, Ph.D., and Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D., will provide information regarding research, early identification, and strategies to support students with autism in the classroom



For more information, e-mail or call 713-744-6365.

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