Focusing on Expectations: Just What is Needed?
3rd Annual Workshop for Secondary Special Educators
June 23, 2011
Gateway Conference Center
Featured Speaker: LeDerick Horne
Mr. Horne is a successful spoken word poet, playwright, motivational speaker, entrepreneur and advocate. He has presented to groups from students and faculty at Harvard University to youth and staff at correctional facilities. His message addresses increasing confidence, academic performance, self-determination, and self-advocacy by challenging conventional pedagogy and asking us to look beyond negative labels. You can find more information about him at www.horneonlin.com/poet
Showcasing Strategies and Activities in Iowa
Topics to Include: Writing a Course of Study with Middle School Students, Matching Accommodations to Actual Tasks, Planning Postsecondary Learning for Individuals with Significant Disabilities, Writing Effective yet Challenging Postsecondary Expectations, Collaborative Social Skills Instruction for Employment, Building School-based Enterprises, I Have a Plan Iowa, Transition Planning with Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities, Mobility Considerations, Self-Determination, and many more.
9:15 General Session
*A final agenda will be emailed to registered participants
Register by June 6th