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DLD at CEC!

Posted on January 28, 2015

Join us for great events at CEC! Ready to trade these snow storms for sunny San Diego? Our Board members have been busy planning the DLD Business meeting, reception, and student poster session for you. We'll get you dates, times, and locations right here. Stay tuned! 


  • Pre-conference Workshops

    Posted by mpweiss1@gmail.com on January 1, 2015

    DLD Board members will be busy at pre-conference workshops. Check these out!

    Workshop 6: Culturally Responsive Teaching: What Does It Look Like?
Wednesday, April 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Leaders: Cathy Kea, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro; Stanley Trent, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Diane Rodriguez, Fordham University (Chair, CLD Committee), New York, N.Y.; Jose Luis Alvarado, California State University (former Chair, CLD Committee), Monterey Bay

    This workshop models culturally responsive teaching practices in the P-12 classroom. Specific attention is given to culturally responsive instruction, using parents to inform instruction and respectful disciplinary practices. Contextual factors such as teacher beliefs, implicit bias, and stereotype threat will also be explored.

    After completing this workshop, you will be able to: Identify ways to build relationships and create an affirming classroom environment for all. Develop a culturally responsive classroom instructional activity or lesson plan using hands-on scenarios. Provide responsive alternative disciplinary practices through role play and vignettes. Design a culturally responsive literacy home learning activity for a family. Discuss barriers to integrating culturally responsive practices.

     

    Workshop 14: Seven Issues Administrators Must Understand About Special Education
Wednesday, April 8, 1-4 p.m.

    Leader: David Bateman,Shippensburg University (Chair, Public Policy Committee), Shippensburg, Pa.

    This workshop gives a focused, practical overview of seven key issues related to students with disabilities: the rise in emotional and behavioral disorders, disproportionality, discipline, least restrictive environment, identifying students eligible for ‘other health impaired’ services, serving students with 504 plans, and teacher/administrator accountability. The emphasis is on helping administrators mitigate problems and enhance achievement for all students.

    After completing this workshop, you will be able to: Discuss seven key issues for administrators of special education programs and their implications for both special and general education. Describe current thinking and research related to these issues, with emphasis on approaches to mitigate problem areas. Identify priority areas for attention in your school setting.

     

    Workshop 15: Seven Issues Administrators Must Understand About Special Education
Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Leader: David Bateman, Shippensburg University (Chair, Public Policy Committee), Shippensburg, Pa.

    This workshop gives a focused, practical overview of seven key issues related to students with disabilities: the rise in emotional and behavioral disorders, disproportionality, discipline, least restrictive environment, identifying students eligible for ‘other health impaired’ services, serving students with 504 plans, and teacher/administrator accountability. The emphasis is on helping administrators mitigate problems and enhance achievement for all students.

    After completing this workshop, you will be able to: Discuss seven key issues for administrators of special education. programs and their implications for both special and general education Describe current thinking and research related to these issues, with emphasis on approaches to mitigate problem areas. Identify priority areas for attention in your school setting.