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OSPI/WASA Special Education Workshop

August 1–2, 2013 | Tacoma

Presentations are posted as they become available.

Concurrent Topics At A Glance  

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1


 CONCURRENT SESSION I | 9:45–10:45 a.m.

KEYNOTE FOLLOW-UP
Betsy Beaumon

SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITY OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FISCAL BUDGETING
Robert Maxwell, Ed.D.

POST-SCHOOL SURVEY DATA (INDICATOR 14)
Cinda Johnson, Sue Ann Bube, Beth Charles

EMBEDDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A DISTRICT'S PROACTIVE MODEL WITH A CONTRACTING AGENCY
Kenneth Heikkila, Ed.D., Tom Powers, Ph.D., Allison Brooks, Ph.D., Kire Dassel, M.Ed.

SAFETY NET: A YEAR IN REVIEW
Mary Ellen Parrish 

CONCURRENT SESSION II | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. 

THE TEACHER/PRINCIPAL EVALUATION PROJECT AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
Helene Paroff, Jim Koval

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SERVICES: IMPLEMENTING A CASELOAD REDUCTION MODEL AND MOVING TO A WORKLOAD MODEL
Sonja Hemmerling, Ph.D., Kristi Struna

MEASURABLE ANNUAL GOALS, COMPLIANCE CONSIDERATIONS
Glenda Sederstrom, Fran McCarthy

UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FEDERAL IDEA GRANT APPLICATION
Valerie Arnold, M.Ed., Tara Canlett

DISTANCE MENTORSHIP MEETS JOB-EMBEDDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Nancy Hatfield, Ph.D., Katie Humes, Cindy Sherrod, Sue Ann Bube 

CONCURRENT SESSION III | 1:30–2:30 p.m.

WHERE DOES THIS DATA COME FROM?
Sandy Grummick

WASHINGTON STATE REGULATORY CHANGES TO WAC 392-172A
Pam McPartland

PROGRESS MONITORING AND DATA-BASED DECISIONS FOR PROMOTING STUDENT GROWTH
Glenda Sederstrom, Fran McCarthy

THE CCSS, STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT AND STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: A SHARED JOURNEY
Jessica Vavrus, Robin Munson

MEET THE SPECIAL EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN
Scott Raub 

CONCURRENT SESSION IV | 2:45–3:45 p.m. 

BUILDING SYSTEM CAPACITY AND MAXIMIZING HUMAN CAPITAL
Cathy Fromme, Ed.D.

COMPLAINT AND DUE PROCESS DECISIONS: YEAR IN REVIEW
Pam McPartland, Megan Banks, Kasi Walker

CURRENT AUDIT ISSUES
Rick Bonner, Erika Kmieciak

AIM LINE TO GENERAL EDUCATION: A VISION IN YELM
Steve Bigelow, Devon McColley-Hopkins

MEET THE SPECIAL EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN
Scott Raub

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 


CONCURRENT SESSION V | 9:45 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

STATE NEEDS PROJECTS

AUTISM OUTREACH PROJECT
Carolyn Taylor

SETC
Jerry Connolly

WSDS
Brent Stark 

COMPLAINT AND DUE PROCESS DECISIONS: YEAR IN REVIEW
Pam McPartland, Megan Banks, Kasi Walker

ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT: 2013 AND BEYOND
Lesley Siegel

WISM IN REVIEW: TWO-YEAR PILOT RESULTS
Valerie Arnold, M.Ed., Jennifer Story, M.Ed.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
John Bresko, Caitlin Craig-Mickel, Christopher Hanczrik

CONCURRENT SESSION VI | 11 a.m.–12 p.m. 

REDUCING THE USE OF RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION: PERSPECTIVES AND REFLECTIONS
Laura Matson, Ph.D., David Paul, Scott Raub

SECTION 504 PART I: UNDERSTANDING SECTION 504, STEP-BY-STEP
Calandra Sechrist, Kristin Hennessey

REACHING AGREEMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF ENDURING CONFLICT
Greg Abell

EARLY SUPPORT FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS-EARLY INTERVENTION UPDATE
Karen Walker

SPECIAL EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY
Jennifer Story, M.Ed.

CONCURRENT SESSION VII | 12:15–1:15 p.m. 

REDUCING THE USE OF RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION: PERSPECTIVES AND REFLECTIONS
Laura Matson, Ph.D., David Paul, Scott Raub

SECTION 504 PART II: AVOIDING THE TOP SECTION 504 PITFALLS
Calandra Sechrist, Kristin Hennessey

EFFECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS: A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO DEAF EDUCATION COMING SOON TO A DISTRICT NEAR YOU
Rick Hauan, Carol Carrothers, Kris Ching, April McArthur

SMOOTH AND EFFECTIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD TRANSITIONS
Valerie Arnold, M.Ed., Sheila Ammons, Debby Jackson

RESULTS DRIVE ACCOUNTABILITY (RDA): What is the latest information available and how it may impact states and districts accountability systems in implementing IDEA 2004 
Cesar D'Agord


 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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