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Special Education Workshops




Searching for an organized list of special education workshops, conferences, and resources for this academic year?


Click to View or Download our updated Professional Development E-Catalog. Inside, you'll discover a range of training sessions sorted by specialized topic areas—Autism, Behavior Management, Deaf Education, Speech-Language Pathology, Student Evaluation, Visual Impairment, and beyond.


This invaluable resource features detailed session information and direct hyperlinks to facilitate your registration and enhance your understanding of the diverse training we provide.



Life Skills Institute: Elementary and Secondary


JANUARY 31 to APRIL 2: The Life Skills Institute is a multi-day program tailored for educators who are either new to working in these programs (0-3 years of experience) or those seeking a refresher. 


The topics in this 4-day series include community-based instruction, collaborative efforts with stakeholders, classroom organization, engaging family participation, and the development of IEPs and Instruction. Learn more and register 



Deaf and Hard of Hearing Student Transition Fair


FEBRUARY 2: Students are invited to attend this informational event to explore resources that can help them transition to life after high school. Representatives from colleges, career services, and various agencies will share what specialized services and supports they offer students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Learn more and register here 



Disability and Adapted Sports


FEBRUARY 23: Discover strategies for teaching disability and adapted sports through hands-on experiences in game design, skill development, and sports application. Participants will engage in a variety of disability and adapted sports including boccia, goalball, and sitting volleyball. Learn more and register here 



Early Childhood Workshop Series


Dive into our Workshop Series crafted to equip pre-k and kindergarten teachers in general and special education settings with strategies to create a lasting impact on young learners. 


Master classroom structure, Unlock fresh teaching methods, achieve educational benchmarks, and champion student success.  Learn more and register 





Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change


FEBRUARY 27: Crucial Conversations for Accountability training teaches you how to hold others accountable, have effective performance talks, motivate without using authority, manage projects without dominating, and move plans into action. This robust and comprehensive course uses researched Crucial Learning materials and is partially funded by state and federal grants. It's delivered as a Live Online event. Learn more and register



Region 4 Special Education Solutions offers professional learning opportunities to support your work! Click by topic below or here to search for session topics not listed below.

Access to the General Curriculum

ARD/IEP Process
Assistive Technology
Behavior/Discipline Management
Deaf Education

Early Childhood Special Education
Low Incidence
Section 504 

Speech–Language Pathology

Student Evaluation
Visual Impairment





Visit our Conferences page for a listing of upcoming special events. For more information, e-mail or call 713.744.6365.
Region 4 is making improvements to the McKinney Conference Center and will invite guests to experience the difference in September of 2024.
7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, Texas 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708
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