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Summer Institute: 504 Training 101 - June 3, 2019

This one day session is held as a Section 504/ADA pre-institute for beginners.

Summer Institute: Section 504/ADA - 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. 


Summer Evaluation Institute: Preconference - June 5, 2019 Early bird rate of $25 is good until March 15, 2019.

The Summer Evaluation Institute: Preconference will feature keynote speaker Dr. David KilPatrick, author of "Essentials of Assessing, Preventing and Overcoming Reading Difficulties."  


Summer Evaluation Institute - June 6-7, 2019 Early bird rate of $100 is good until March 15, 2019.

Attend this two-day institute to acquire the latest information related to the comprehensive and integrated evaluation of students, and to promote the knowledge and application of best practices in the area of student evaluation.  


Texas Assistive Technology Network (TATN) Statewide Conference - June 19-20, 2019  Early bird rate of $75 is good until April 1, 2019.

This annual multi-day conference provides a variety of beginner, intermediate and advanced level sessions from nationally invited presenters, district level Assistive Technology (AT) practitioners, and AT vendors. Additionally, an exhibit hall is available to preview the latest technologies. The Texas Assistive Technology Network provides statewide leadership for the provision of AT devices and services for special education students in public schools.


Signing Exact English (SEE) Skillshop - June 24-27, 2019

his 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.  All skill levels will be addressed through intensive work in level-matched small groups.  

Access to the General Curriculum (AGC) Institute - July 9-10, 2019  Early bird rate of $45 is good until May 15, 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.  The AGC Institute Post Conference is July 11, 2019 with Dr. David Coulter from Louisiana State University who will present on best practices for refining school culture and David Hodgins, J.D., who will provide information on rulings in the area of FAPE and LRE.


Kindergarten Inclusion Conference - July 16, 2019

This conference is about designing responsive classrooms and delivering curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of any kindergarten student, including those with disabilities. Participants will gain information, strategies and materials that will help them create a classroom where students with disabilities can receive specially designed instruction that supports their learning in the least restrictive environment. 


Early Childhood Inclusion Conference - July 17-18, 2019

This multi-day conference is designed to support teachers of preschoolers with disabilities in all settings.  The sessions provide opportunities for teachers to delve in depth on topics that include creating a high quality early childhood program, specialized designed instructional strategies for differentiation and providing supports in the least restrictive environment.  Participants will gain information, strategies, and materials that will support service delivery to preschoolers with disabilities in various classroom settings. 


Region 4 Autism Symposium - July 23-25, 2019

Join this 3-day symposium to hear from leaders in the field of autism research and practice. Participants will gain information on critical issues related to autism and best practices to support students with autism. 



For more information, e-mail or call 713-744-6365.  To view workshops by topic or area of interest, visit our professional development page.

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