Annual Conference on Best Practices for Nonpublic Special Education Programs November 16 & 17, 2009

Monday, November 16, 2009
Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation

Monday, November 16, 2009
Session #1
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & the Nonpublic School: Part One -
    Handout 1a    Handout 1b
    Mental Health
  • Linda Delimata, SEL Training Coordinator, Illinois Childrens’ Mental Health Partnership

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Session #9
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Private Special Education: But Were Afraid to Ask - Handout 9a  •  Handout 9b—Read Only - Copies will be provided
    Programming/Best Practice
  • Ken Carwell, President, The Menta Group, Special Education Services
  • Tom Dempsey, President, IAPSEC
  • Betty Lindquist, Founder, Connection’s Day School Programs
  • Diane Schultz, Director of Academic Services, Hammitt School
  • Susan Szekely, Executive Director, Illinois Center for Autism

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Session #11
  • Implementing PBIS as an Intervention with High Fidelity and Effectiveness in a Private Special Education Setting
    Behavior
  • Joe Bynum, Program Manager, Abraxas Youth and Family Services
  • Pam Kost, Training Director, Abraxas Youth and Family Services
  • Nicole Randick, Program Director, Abraxas Youth and Family Services

Session #12

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Session #13

Session #14
  • Nailing Jell-O to the Wall
    Curriculum
  • Joan Gross, Ed.D., Principal, Beacon Therapeutic Diagnostic and Treatment Center
  • Ja’Vaan Veal, Coordinator of Educational Services, Beacon Therapeutic Diagnostic and Treatment Center

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Session #16
  • Help for Students, Teachers and Schools: New Contributions By Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
    Clinical
  • Susan Malmquist, Ph.D., BCBA, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Charles Merbitz, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Professor and Chairman, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis,
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 

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Session #19
  • Illinois Purchased Care Review Board Rate Setting Secrets Revealed - Handout 19a   Handout 19b   Handout 19c
    $$$
  • Satu Allen, Principal Consultant, Funding and Disbursement, ISBE
  • Beth Burkhalter, Principal Consultant, Funding and Disbursement, ISBE

Session #20
  • Integrating Internet Resources into the Classroom - Handout 20a  Handout 20b  Handout 20c  Handout 20d  Handout 20e
    Curriculum
  • Debbie Potts, State Coordinator of Verizon Thinkfinity and Project Coordinator  for Nontraditional Careers and Gender Equity, Illinois Office of Educational Services

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