Summer Professional Learning Conference 2018

Moving Forward with ESSA
07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018 The conference will be held in Mobile, Alabama, at the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, the Renaissance Battle House Hotel, and the Mobile Convention Center during the week of July 9-13, 2018. The conference theme is Moving Forward with ESSA. ESSA includes provisions that will help to ensure success for students and schools.

Schedule

  • 09 July
  • 10 July
  • 11 July
  • 12 July
  • 13 July

Registration

08:00 AM 04:00 PM

Opening Session

01:30 PM 04:00 PM

John  Draper

Reception- Sponsored by Alabama Education Association

04:00 PM 06:00 PM

Shuttle Service

06:30 AM 05:30 PM

Registration

07:30 AM 04:00 PM

Session # 101 Enabling Students’ Career Success: ACT WorkKeys Curriculum, ACT WorkKeys, and the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Maggie Hicks

Session # 102 College and Career Ready Portal: 1O1

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Miranda Bissoo

Session # 103 Certification 101

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

KA Kennita Allen

Shavon Cummings

Session # 104 Using Performance Series to effect change in an at-risk school environment

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

JB Jenn Belda

TI Terrence Ingram

Session # 105 Zombies are Knocking on Your Classroom Door!

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

JL Jeff Lukens

Session # 106 The Plain Language of Special Education

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DaLee Chambers

Session # 107 Maximize Cognitive, Behavioral, and Language Success for Students Living in Poverty

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

PP Phuong Palafox

Session # 108 Three Systems Tell the Tales of Implementing at Least Three Initiatives Across the state of Alabama

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

VB Vickie Brown

Pamela Howard

DP Debbie Patterson

CANCELED Session # 109 Foundations: A Proactive and Positive Behavior Support System MTSS for Tier 1

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

EW Elizabeth Winford

Session # 110 Engage Alabama: Secondary Transition Best Practices for Positive Student Outcomes

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

CA Cindy Augustine

SG Susan Goldthwaite

LM Leroy Miles

Session # 111 Nursing Law and Compliance

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

La Brenda Marshall

Jennifer Ventress

Session # 112 NAEP 2 Next Up: Preparing ALL Players for the Game

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Kanetra Germany

Session # 113 Mathematics with a NASA Twist

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

John Weis

Session # 114 Overcoming Cultural Poverty, Disengaged Parents, and Apathetic Students.

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Craig Boykin

Session # 115 Look Who's Talking! Bringing Student Discourse to Life in Your Classroom

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Mary Dansak

Session # 116 Improving academic achievement through effective school-wide and classroom practices

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

RM Rheta McClain

SM Sara McDaniel

Session # 117 The Attendance, Behavior, and Credit (Graduation Rate) - ABCs of Coding

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Greg DeJarnett

Marilyn Lewis

Session # 118 How to Help Your Students Succeed

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Robert Hudson

Session # 119 Alabama School Counseling and Guidance Program Updates

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Willietta Conner

WL Wanda Langley

Sean Stevens

Session # 120 Where Do We Go From Here? Usi ng Scantron Data to Help with RTI

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

LM Lisa McDonough

LS LeShell Smith

Session # 121 Picture Perfect STEM: A 5E Approach to STEM-Based Cross-Curricular Teaching

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Katie Busch

Michal Robinson

Session # 122 Building Student Confidence: Helping Every Student Succeed through cooperative learning initiatives

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

KE Kelsey Evans

Maggie Johnston

TS Trisha Smrecak

Session # 123 DLCS & You: The New Standards and Resources to Teach Them

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

VC Vinny Chiaramonte

Ashley Waring

Session # 124 Gifted Education Updates

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Erinn Floyd

Session # 125 Prepositions in ASL - Not like English

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DeeAnn Harmon

Session # 127 The More You Know, the More You Grow!- PLUACLD606 Part 1

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Reeda Betts

Karen Rutledge-Bell

Wendy Warren

Session # 144 EMPACT 4: Expecting Measurable Progress through ACTion - Strong Finish, Strong Start!

08:15 AM 04:30 PM

Karen Anderson

Christine Spear

Session # 145 All Federal Programs Coordinators: Orientation to ESSA

08:15 AM 04:30 PM

EM Edmund Moore

Session # 126 Moving forward with co-teaching: Elevating the level of instruction in co-taught classrooms

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DP Donna Ploessl

Session # 129 Enabling Students’ Career Success: ACT WorkKeys Curriculum, ACT WorkKeys, and the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Maggie Hicks

Session # 130 Understanding the Arts Course of Study and Changes to the Course Selections

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Andy Meadows

Session # 131 Certification 101

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

KA Kennita Allen

Shavon Cummings

Session # 132 Using Performance Series to effect change in an at-risk school environment

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

JB Jenn Belda

TI Terrence Ingram

Session # 133 Infect Your Science Classroom with Math

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

JL Jeff Lukens

Session # 134 Learn How to Get the Most Out of Special Ed Connection! Access to Special Ed Connection is provided to you by the ALSDE

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

JS Jeff Shaw

Session # 135 School-Based Mental Health (SBMH) Services

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

GC Gayla Cadell

TS Tina Sanders

Session # 136 Mandatory Reporting and Erin's Law Implementation: What School Professionals Need to Know

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Sallye Longshore

TP Tracy Plummer

Session # 137 Y’all Gonna Make Me Lose My Mind---UP IN HERE!

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Robert Little

Session # 138 Evidence Based Practices: a guide to selecting, implementing, and examining the effectiveness of EBP.

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Lori Boyd

Session # 139 Dichotomous Keys:Unlocking Adaptation and Systems Thinking in Wild and Domestic Animals and Plants

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

TS Trisha Smrecak

Session # 140 Visible Learning for Mathematics: What Works Best to Optimize Student Learning

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Tod Beers

Session # 141 Tweet, Share, Post, & Snap Your Way to Positive School Communication

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Brandi Caldwell

Session # 142 Is your toolkit complete? Prepare (and compare) your ESSA plans.

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

NE Nikki Eatchel

Session # 143 Recognizing And Responding To Anaphylaxis In A School Setting

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Diane Ramsey-Paige

Session # 146 Poverty Simulation: Experiencing Poverty from the Family Perspective

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Kim Benos

Session # 147 Understanding the Role of Data in the Wake of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

RT Richard Templeton

Session # 148 Don't Let Preschool Data Turn You Inside Out - We Will ELPP You Through the Process

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

SB Sheila Bolling

SF Stephanie Frucci

DW Denise Wilson

Session # 149 Fidelity to Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices: What's the big deal?

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Pamela Howard

Session # 151 NAEP 2019- Next "Man" Up: Preparing ALL Players for the "Game"

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Kanetra Germany

Session # 152 ESSA and the 1% Population: Who are they and How can I help them?

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

SG Susan Goldthwaite

Nannette Pence

Session # 153 Engineering with NASA

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

John Weis

Session # 154 Overcoming Cultural Poverty, Disengaged Parents, and Apathetic Students.

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Craig Boykin

Session # 155 Look Who's Talking! Bringing Student Discourse to Life in Your Classroom

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Mary Dansak

Session # 156 Attendance earns a grade. What will yours reflect?

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

CB Chasta Breland

WS Whitney Smith

RW Rhonda Wheeler

Session # 157 How to Help Your Students Succeed

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Robert Hudson

Session # 158 Eliminating Barriers to College and Career Readiness - One High School's Approach

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

AS Amy Smith

Session # 159 Picture Perfect STEM: A 5E Approach to STEM-Based Cross-Curricular Teaching

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Katie Busch

Michal Robinson

Session # 160 Designing Instructional and Academic Language: DIAL in the Message, DIAL out the Noise (School Administrators)

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

ET Evdoxia Tsimika-Chronis

AW Andrea Word

Session # 161 ESSA and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to Identify Gifted and Talented Learners in Low Income Communities

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

JB Janeula Burt

Session # 162 Putting Standards-Based Reporting Into Action: Transforming Classrooms with Instruction that Focuses on Student Learning

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Gay Finn

Robin Nelson

Sean Stevens

Session # 163 Messed up Metaphors

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

DeeAnn Harmon

Session # 164 Getting to the planning of Co-teaching

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

DP Donna Ploessl

Session # 165 The What, How, and When of Effective Reading Instruction and Intervention -PLUACLD606 Part 2

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Reeda Betts

Donna Harper

Denise Perkins

Session # 175 Prevention and Support Services Compliance Monitoring 101

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

AL Ayanna Long

CANCELED Session # 150 An Overview: How to Structure Your Classroom for Today's Students… Champs: Classroom Managament (K-8) & Discipline in the Secondary Classroom

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

EW Elizabeth Winford

Session # 167 Learn How to Get the Most Out of Special Ed Connection! Access to Special Ed Connection is provided to you by the ALSDE

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

JS Jeff Shaw

Session # 168 School-Based Mental Health (SBMH) Services

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

GC Gayla Cadell

TS Tina Sanders

Session # 169 Know the Signs

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

CD Carrea Dye

Marilyn Lewis

Session # 170 Engaging African American Boys in Under-resourced Schools & Communities

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Robert Little

Session # 171 Visible Learning for Mathematics: What Works Best to Optimize Student Learning

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Tod Beers

Session # 172 What's New with ACCESS Virtual Learning

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Nuncy Rembert

Session # 173 Is your toolkit complete? Prepare (and compare) your ESSA plans.

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

NE Nikki Eatchel

Session # 174 The Opioid Crisis

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Ann Slattery

Shuttle Service

06:30 AM 05:30 PM

Registration

07:30 AM 04:00 PM

Session # 201 Learn How to Get the Most Out of Special Ed Connection! Access to Special Ed Connection is provided to you by the ALSDE

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

JS Jeff Shaw

Session # 202 Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students to Ensure Success

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

James Sanders

Session # 203 National STEM Teacher Certificates Support Effective STEM Education and Improve Instructional Practice.

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Suzan Morris

Session # 205 AdvancED Continuous Improvement Network Overview

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Andre Harrison

Session # 206 The Equitable Classroom: Give All Students Access to the Heart of Math Problem Solving

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

PS Pat Snow

Session # 207 Fiscal Issues Update and A Brief Look at eGAP

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

EM Edmund Moore

CT Cyndi Townley

Session # 208 ESSA Title I EL Requirements for all Title I funded Districts

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

David Holbrook

Session # 209 Emergency Preparations and Safety Bags

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Susan Wagoner

Session # 210 The Plain Language of Special Education

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DaLee Chambers

Session # 211 ALIGNING IEPS TO ALABAMA STATE STANDARDS: RECONCILING THE “I” AND “ALL”

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

CK Carol Kosnitsky

Session # 212 Through the Looking Glass: Trauma Informed Approaches in the Classroom

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DR Dallas Rabig

SS Stacey Snead

CANCELED Session # 213 Foundations: A Proactive and Positive Behavior Support System MTSS for Tier 1

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

EW Elizabeth Winford

Session # 214 Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

LH Lori Hanna

Session # 215 What's this thing called Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Why should I care?

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Nannette Pence

Session # 216 Mass vs Weight: A Heavy Duty Matter

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

John Weis

Session # 217 Sailing the High C’s: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination, and Commitment for students success.

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

AB Amy Byrd

BM Beth Mannon

DM Deborah McRae

Session # 218 Alabama School Counseling and Guidance Program Updates

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Willietta Conner

WL Wanda Langley

Sean Stevens

Session # 219 Building Student Confidence: Helping Every Student Succeed through cooperative learning initiatives

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

KE Kelsey Evans

Maggie Johnston

TS Trisha Smrecak

Session # 220 Parent and Family Engagement, Title I Requirements, and the School Improvement Process

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

MD Milanda Dean

MK Molly Killingsworth

Jean Scott

Session # 221 ESSA Guidelines and Gifted Education: Supporting High-Ability and High-Potential Students and their Educators

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Erinn Floyd

Session # 222 Year or Two in Review: National Special Education Case Law Update

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Perry Zirkel

Session # 223 America's Top Sign Language Role Models

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DeeAnn Harmon

Session # 224 Moving forward with co-teaching: Elevating the level of instruction in co-taught classrooms

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

DP Donna Ploessl

CANCELED Session # 276 Understanding and Integrating RTI and MTSS

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Christine Spear

Session # 278 The What, How, and When of Effective Reading Instruction and Intervention -PLUACLD606 Part 2

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Reeda Betts

Donna Harper

Denise Perkins

Session # 225 Learn How to Get the Most Out of Special Ed Connection! Access to Special Ed Connection is provided to you by the ALSDE

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

JS Jeff Shaw

Session # 226 Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students to Ensure Success

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

James Sanders

Session # 227 National STEM Teacher Certificates Support Effective STEM Education and Improve Instructional Practice.

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Suzan Morris

Session # 228 De-escalating Behaviors

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

ME Matt Eldridge

Session # 229 AdvancED Continuous Improvement Network Overview

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Andre Harrison

Session # 230 The Equitable Classroom: Give All Students Access to the Heart of Math Problem Solving

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

PS Pat Snow

Session # 231 Creating an ocean science network for Alabama science teachers

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Tina Miller-Way

Session # 232 Tweet, Share, Post, & Snap Your Way to Positive School Communication

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Brandi Caldwell

Session # 233 Private School Service Agreements

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

JT Julie Turner

Session # 234 ESSA Title I EL Requirements for all Title I funded Districts

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

David Holbrook

Session # 235 School Nurses; Obligations Under Section 504 & The ADAAA

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

RL Rodney Lewis

RT Richard Templeton

Session # 273 Get the Most Out of Scantron Performance Series Data in the Classroom

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

TI Terrence Ingram

Kathy Padgett

Session # 274 National Board Certification: A Distinction That Matters

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

LaTonya Barnes

Pamela Fossett

Debra Gosha

Session # 275 Using Children’s Literature to Inspire STEM Learning

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Kim Stilwell

Session # 264 Getting to the planning of Co-teaching

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

DP Donna Ploessl

Session # 236 Alabama Regional Autism Network and University of Alabama at Birmingham project "ECHO for Educators"

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

DH Doris Hill

JS Justin Schwartz

Session # 237 Including Eligibility Data in IEP Development

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

JF Julie Flippo

SH Sylvia Hicks

Session # 238 There’s a Deaf Student in My Class! What Do I Do Now?

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

CM Carol Marchetti

Session # 239 Understanding the Arts Course of Study and Changes to the Course Selections

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Andy Meadows

CANCELED Session # 240 Is Remediation and Tutoring Not Working for Your Students? Creative Avenues for Increased Performance.

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Nancy Ray

Session # 241 Reducing Chronic Absenteeism: Tools for Success

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Dan Stephens

Session # 242 Allowable Uses of Federal Funds

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

RM Robbie Mangum

CT Cyndi Townley

Session # 243 Understanding Alabama's Accountability System Based on Federal and State Guidelines

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

PB Paul Bonner

WH Willie Horn

Angela Martin

Session # 244 Language Deprivation: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Steve Hamerdinger

KS Kent Schafer

Session # 245 Poverty Simulation: Experiencing Poverty from the Family Perspective

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Kim Benos

Session # 246 Understanding the Role of Data in the Wake of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

RT Richard Templeton

Session # 247 ALIGNING IEPS TO ALABAMA STATE STANDARDS: RECONCILING THE “I” AND “ALL”

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

CK Carol Kosnitsky

Session # 248 Through the Looking Glass: Trauma Informed Approaches in the Classroom

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

DR Dallas Rabig

SS Stacey Snead

CANCELED Session # 249 An Overview: How to Structure Your Classroom for Today's Students… Champs: Classroom Managament (K-8) & Discipline in the Secondary Classroom

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

EW Elizabeth Winford

Session # 250 Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

LH Lori Hanna

Session # 251 What's this thing called Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Why should I care?

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Nannette Pence

Session # 252 NASA Robotics Resources

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

John Weis

Session # 253 Keeping On Top of Your RSA Retirement & PEEHIP Health Insurance Benefits

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Kit Gallup

Connie Grier

Sharon Massey

Session # 254 Title IV, Part A, Student Support & Academic Enrichment (SSAE)Grant

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Marilyn Lewis

AL Ayanna Long

Session # 255 Attendance Earns a Grade. What will your score reflect?

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

CB Chasta Breland

WS Whitney Smith

RW Rhonda Wheeler

Session # 256 Because of You: Recognizing and Appreciating the IMPACT of Teachers Past and Present

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Cedric Threatt

ST Sharmon Threatt

Session # 257 Eliminating Barriers to College and Career Readiness - One High School's Approach

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

AS Amy Smith

Session # 258 Applying Differentiation Strategies in Secondary Classrooms

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Judith Goodman

Session # 259 Dichotomous Keys:Unlocking Adaptation and Systems Thinking in Wild and Domestic Animals and Plants

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

BD Beth Dille

TS Trisha Smrecak

Session # 260 Updates on Homeless, Foster Care, and Neglected and Delinquent

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

LR LaDonna Rudolph

JT Julie Turner

Session # 261 Classroom Collaboration and Communication using Standards-Based Strategies and Technology Tools: PLUACLD598 Part One

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Robert Mayben

Elizabeth Sessions

Session # 262 Writing Winning Grant Proposals to Support Gifted Education

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

JB Janeula Burt

Session # 263 Manifestation Determinations Under the IDEA: A Systematic Update

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Perry Zirkel

Session # 265 Special Education Health and Case Law

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Leslie Allen

Session # 279 The More You Know, the More You Grow!- PLUACLD606 Part 1

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Reeda Betts

Karen Rutledge-Bell

Wendy Warren

Session # 266 Alabama Regional Autism Network and University of Alabama at Birmingham project "ECHO for Educators"

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

DH Doris Hill

AM Anna McConnell

JS Justin Schwartz

Session # 267 Including Eligibility Data in IEP Development

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

JF Julie Flippo

SH Sylvia Hicks

Session # 268 AdvancED STEM Certification: An Overview of the Process from Start to Finish!

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Andre Harrison

CANCELED Session # 269 Is Remediation and Tutoring Not Working for Your Students? Creative Avenues for Increased Performance.

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Nancy Ray

Session # 270 Benefits of High- Quality Pre-K

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Julie Preskitt

Tracye Strichik

Session # 271 Understanding Alabama's Accountability System Based on Federal and State Guidelines

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

PB Paul Bonner

WH Willie Horn

Angela Martin

Shuttle Service

06:30 AM 05:30 PM

Registration

07:30 AM 04:00 PM

Session # 301 Special Education Family Engagement Strategies to Improve Climate and Education Outcomes

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

LB Lorraine Barnes

Session # 302 Good IDEA Transitions that Engage the Student and Families for Improved Outcomes

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

JW Jeana Winter

Session # 304 From Stuck to Sticky: Enhancing Culture & Climate

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

HB Hope Belle-Payne

Session # 305 K-9s 4 Schools

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

FM Frances McGowan

Session # 306 Re-Envisioning Youth Culture

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

John Williams

Session # 307 Elementary Rainy Day Recess....Problem Solved....And So Much MORE!

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

CC Carol Cranford

Session # 308 Scantron - Using the Class Profile Report to Create an Instructional Plan with Grouping

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Meg Lowry

Session # 309 Designing Instructional and Academic Language: DIAL in the Message, DIAL out the Noise (Elementary Grades)

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

AW Andrea Word

Session # 310 Community service learning

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

MH Margaret Hawkins

Session # 311 Language Delays and Disorders: Inclusion Practices for Pre-school and Early Elementary grades

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Jan Enstrom

Session # 312 Compliance Monitoring

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Paul  Gay

JK Jim Kennemer

Jennifer Ventress

Session # 313 Applying Evidence-Based Practices in Secondary Transition Programs and Services to Improve Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

CM Caroline MaGee

Session # 314 Thinking Outside the Box: The Behavior Analyst in Schools

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

BO Becky Odell

Session # 316 Chalkable SETS Program Review

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

GC Gail Comins

Session # 317 Linking Classroom Instruction to The ACT

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Maggie Hicks

Session # 318 Solar System Resources from NASA

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

John Weis

Session # 319 Keeping On Top of Your RSA Retirement & PEEHIP Health Insurance Benefits

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Kit Gallup

Session # 320 The Multiple Uses of the WIDA Performance Definitions

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

LH Lori Hanna

Session # 321 Mental Health and Wellness: Best Practices for Improving the Emotional and Social Health of Students and Teachers

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

EP Elana Parker Merriweather

Session # 322 Manifestation Determinations Under the IDEA: A Systematic Update

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Perry Zirkel

Session # 323 Introduction to Digital Literacy and Computer Science Course of Study for K-5 Educators

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Keith George

Session # 324 Four Domains - A Framework for School Improvement

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Karen Anderson

MK Molly Killingsworth

Session # 325 DLCS & You: The New Standards and Resources to Teach Them

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Ashley Waring

Session # 326 MakerSpaces: Get Swept Up in the Messy Learning

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Mandy Fox

Session # 327 A Balanced System of Assessments for K-12 Science

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Monica Ousley

Session # 328 Promoting English Learners’ Language Development through Interactive Peer-to-peer Oral Techniques (IPOTs)

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

SS Susan Spezzini

Session # 329 Coaching Matters! Making the Most of Your Reading Specialist -PLUACLD606 Part 3

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Vickie Chappelle

Karen Porter

Karen Rutledge-Bell

Session # 350 Interpreting for STEM classes in K-12: Its not Elementary!

08:15 AM 04:30 PM

CR CHERYL REMINDER

Session # 330 Special Education Family Engagement Strategies to Improve Climate and Education Outcomes

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

LB Lorraine Barnes

Session # 331 Good IDEA Transitions that Engage the Student and Families for Improved Outcomes

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

JW Jeana Winter

Session # 332 Get the Most Out of Scantron Performance Series Data in the Classroom

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Kathy Padgett

Session # 334 K-9s 4 Schools

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

FM Frances McGowan

Session # 335 Re-Envisioning Youth Culture

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

John Williams

Session # 336 Elementary Rainy Day Recess....Problem Solved....And So Much MORE!

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

CC Carol Cranford

Session # 337 Scantron - Using the Class Profile Report to Create an Instructional Plan with Grouping

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Meg Lowry

Session # 338 Designing Instructional and Academic Language: DIAL in the Message, DIAL out the Noise (Elementary Grades)

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

AW Andrea Word

Session # 339 Schools and Immunization

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

CL Cindy Lesinger

Session # 380 National Board Certification: A Distinction That Matters

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

LaTonya Barnes

Pamela Fossett

Debra Gosha

Session # 340 Navigating iNow Health...where is the Auto-Pilot?

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Walter Blackwell

Session # 341 Return To Think: Training Educators on Best Practices for Classroom Concussion Management

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

MC Maria Crowley

Session # 342 The Power of Teacher Knowledge

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Helen Long

Session # 343 Data on Demand: Tracking ESSA Goals with Scantron Analytics

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

JB Jenn Belda

Session # 344 Connecting Academics and Attendance: Implications of Chronic Absenteeism on Reading and Math Proficiency!

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

PS Patsy Sheffield

Session # 345 Maximum Employment Matters: Examining What’s Driving Our Economy and High-Demand Jobs

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

JK Julie Kornegay

Session # 346 The Highly Effective School Library Program - The School Administrators Role

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Dede Coe

Session # 347 ESSA Implementation: How School Librarians Support Effective Instruction

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

JA Jennifer Anders

Session # 348 Taking Control of Your DATA

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

CS Charles Sullivan

Session # 349 Rigor, Rhythm, and Reading: Brain-Based Multi-Sensory Learning meets Scientifically Based Reading Research

01:00 PM 02:30 PM

Karen Vann

Session # 351 Thinking Outside the Box: The Behavior Analyst in Schools

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

BO Becky Odell

Session # 352 Innovative Transition Program for Students with Significant Disabilities: Planning and Practice

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

AW Amy Williamson

Session # 354 Linking Classroom Instruction to The ACT

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Maggie Hicks

Session # 355 Mission Geography: A NASA Resource for All Grades

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

John Weis

Session # 356 The Multiple Uses of the WIDA Performance Definitions

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

LH Lori Hanna

Session # 357 Section 504 and ADAAA Legal Update

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

RL Rodney Lewis

Session # 358 Student Advisory Program Showcase--REACHing All Students

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

JA Jennifer Abney

Session # 359 Year or Two in Review: National Special Education Case Law Update

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Perry Zirkel

Session # 361 Introduction to Digital Literacy and Computer Science Course of Study for K-5 Educators

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Keith George

Session # 362 Four Domains - A Framework for School Improvement

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Karen Anderson

Session # 363 Designing Instructional and Academic Language: DIAL in the Message, DIAL out the Noise (School Administrators)

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

AW Andrea Word

Session # 364 Increasing Student and Teacher Efficiency and Enhancing Strategic Learning with Technology: PLUACLD598 Part Two

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Elizabeth Sessions

Session # 365 Getting Started with Concept-based Curriculum Units for Gifted Learners: Developing Frameworks

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Shirley Farrell

Session # 366 A Balanced System of Assessments for K-12 Science

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Monica Ousley

Session # 367 Promoting English Learners’ Language Development through Interactive Peer-to-peer Oral Techniques (IPOTs)

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

SS Susan Spezzini

Session # 368 Language Delays and Disorders: Inclusion Practices for Pre-school and Early Elementary grades

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Jan Enstrom

Session # 369 Coaching Matters! Making the Most of Your Reading Specialist -PLUACLD606 Part 3

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

Vickie Chappelle

Karen Porter

Karen Rutledge-Bell

Session # 370 Chalkable Advanced use of Health Module

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

MP Mickey Porter

Session # 371 Applying Evidence-Based Practices in Secondary Transition Programs and Services to Improve Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

01:00 PM 04:30 PM

CM Caroline MaGee

Session # 372 The Power of Teacher Knowledge

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Helen Long

Session # 373 Data on Demand: Tracking ESSA Goals with Scantron Analytics

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

JB Jenn Belda

Session # 374 Connecting Academics and Attendance: Implications of Chronic Absenteeism on Reading and Math Proficiency!

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

PS Patsy Sheffield

Session # 375 Maximum Employment Matters: Examining What’s Driving Our Economy and High-Demand Jobs

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

JK Julie Kornegay

Session # 376 The Highly Effective School Library Program - The School Administrators Role

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Dede Coe

Session # 377 ESSA Implementation: How School Librarians Support Effective Instruction

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

JA Jennifer Anders

Session # 378 Taking Control of Your DATA

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

CS Charles Sullivan

Session # 379 "Train the Trainer" Safe at Schools Diabetic Curriculum

03:00 PM 04:30 PM

Jennifer Ventress

Shuttle Service

06:30 AM 01:00 PM

Session # 401 The Dark Side of Gifted: When Affective and Cognitive Needs are not Met!

08:15 AM 09:45 AM

Shirley Farrell

Session # 402 ESSA and the 1% Population: Who are they and How can I help them?

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Nannette Pence

Session # 403 Rocket Scientists Write? Language Arts Resources from NASA

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

John Weis

Session # 404 90 Tips in 150 Minutes

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

Julie Weatherly

Session # 405 Student Advisory Program Showcase--REACHing All Students

08:15 AM 11:30 AM

JA Jennifer Abney

Session # 406 The Dark Side of Gifted: When Affective and Cognitive Needs are not Met!

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Shirley Farrell

Information

Exhibitors

Speakers

JA

Jennifer Abney

Assistant Principal
Trussville City Schools

12 July

13 July

KA

Kennita Allen

Educational Administrator
ALSDE/Educator Certification
When asked about my profession I tell people I play all day long. The truth of the matter is seeing the smiles on the faces of my babies learning new activities or mastering skills was all worth playing outside in the cold or heat. Oh how I loved to hear the laughter while at the same time introducing them to what I hoped would become a lifestyle of activity that would help them live much longer. Not everyone liked “gym” class, but my class was different, I was different-- I ran, I jumped, I line danced, I played soccer, basketball, read health articles; everything I asked them to do I did WITH them to show them even though you might not like it, if you stick with it, the results will pay off in the end. That same enthusiasm and hopefulness went with me from a Montgomery Public School (MPS) classroom to the (MPS) Central Office where served as a District Resource Officer, and here I am 27 years later with the ALSDE Educator Certification Office still encouraging and reminding my “big” students (the teachers) that reading and implementation (activity) are essential for living. Being a physical educator challenged me and brought forth a patience in understanding there was no single approach that worked for every student. I had to develop a heart-felt method of simple instruction backed by love and laughter to reach those who didn’t think they could and those too paralyzed by fear to try. The God-given ability to adjust and modify came in handy, and being a life-long nosy child (I mean learner) still motivates me today in my job as a Certification Administrator to learn and share and love and laugh with those I’m teaching. My educational background includes a B.S. in physical education and a M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Alabama State University. I have a M.S. in Human Resource Management from Troy University and life-long track record of “trying” things just to see if they work from the School called Life. I sing at my church and with the Georgia Mass Choir, I need to exercise more than I do, I love to eat and I love God. I know a little bit about a lot of things and whatever I don’t know I can ask my momma, my daddy or ask Google.

10 July

10 July

Leslie Allen

Special Education Attorney
Resolutuions in Special Education
Leslie A. Allen, Esq. is a Partner in the Birmingham, Alabama office of RISE, where she represents and advises public school districts and other education agencies on special education law matters. Leslie is a member of the State Bars of Alabama and Georgia and is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in both states, as well as before the United States Supreme Court. With the focus of her practice exclusively on special education law, she also has more than 20 years of broad civil litigation experience, including in the areas of employment, healthcare, general liability insurance, general commercial and complex business law. Just prior to joining RISE, Leslie practiced law with the Birmingham firm of Christian & Small, after moving from Atlanta, Georgia where she had practiced law since 1995. While in Atlanta, she was formerly a law partner with founding RISE Partner Julie J. Weatherly, when they were both members of another law firm also devoted exclusively to special education law. Leslie is a Birmingham native and completed her undergraduate work at the University of Alabama, where she graduated summa cum laude. She then graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

11 July

JA

Jennifer Anders

Librarian
Corner High School
Jennifer Anders worked as a special education collaborative teacher before becoming a librarian. She has worked as an elementary school librarian and a high school librarian. She is the current president of the Alabama School Library Association.

12 July

12 July

Karen Anderson

Education Administrator
Alabama State Department of Education
Dr. Karen Anderson has served at the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) since 2014; 2018 marks her 32nd year in education. Twenty-two of those years were spent in service to the Auburn City School district, where she held positions as a math teacher, middle school assistant principal, principal, and district administrator. Currently, she works in the Office of School Improvement and Turnaround, primarily with the School Improvement Grant (SIG) and Project Alabama Consortium for Turnaround (PACT) programs. Dr. Anderson earned her AB in Mathematics from Dartmouth College, her MA from Teachers College, Columbia University and her Ph.D. from Auburn University.

10 July

12 July

12 July

CA

Cindy Augustine

Education Specialist
ALSDE/SES
Cindy Augustine is an Education Specialist with the Alabama State Department of Education, Special Education Services. She is a member of the Transition Team.

10 July

LaTonya Barnes

Education Policy and Professional Practice Director
Alabama Education Association (AEA)
Dr. LaTonya Barnes, NBCT, is the Education Policy and Professional Practice Director for the Alabama Education Association (AEA). In this role, she monitors and analyzes federal and state education policies and facilitates regional and statewide professional learning opportunities. Dr. Barnes is widely known for serving as the Alabama Site Director for the Network to Transform Teaching (NBCT - NT3) with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. During her educational career, she has served as a Curriculum Coach, Testing Coordinator, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School Teacher, as well as facilitated numerous professional developments nationally. Connect with her on Twitter: @LaTonyaBarnesAL.

11 July

12 July

LB

Lorraine Barnes

Outreach Coordinator
Alabama Parent Education Center
Mrs. Barnes is the Outreach Coordinator of the ALPTI OSEP funded Alabama parent center. She coordinates services and training to engage family in underserved and underrepresented communities to improve the educational outcomes of students with disabilities through family training and support. Mrs. Barnes holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education, Morris College Sumter South Carolina.

12 July

12 July

SB

Sherlisa Barnes

Education Specialist
ALSDE Federal Programs
Sherlisa Barnes works in Federal Programs at the ALSDE. She is responsible for facilitating the reporting of the State's data to the US Department of Education through an online submission process called EDEN. She is also the program contact for Title I and she is the Specialist for technical assistance to LEAs in Region 10.

Tod Beers

AMSTI Math Coordinator
Alabama Department of Education
Tod Beers is currently a Math Coordinator with the Alabama Department of Education’s math and science initiative (AMSTI). He has undergraduate degrees from the University of Montevallo and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His graduate degree is from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He served over twelve years as a high school math teacher in the Birmingham City Schools system. He has worked as a state Education Specialist and Education Administrator for the past fifteen years coordinating learning experiences and developing resources in mathematics.

10 July

10 July

JB

Jenn Belda

Manger, Professional Development
Scantron
Jenn Belda, Manager of Professional Development, has been with Scantron since 2010. She has worked with numerous schools and districts to implement our assessment solutions and provide professional development and product training, including Chicago Public Schools, ALSDE, and dozens of other districts and schools across the country. She has also worked with several school districts to implement Scantron Analytics, and facilitated training for administrators and other key personnel in Baldwin County, AL.

10 July

10 July