Presented by Experienced Co-Teachers
Co-Teaching Strategies to Take Back to Your Classroom!
Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions:
- Hands-On Options
- Co-Teaching Resources
- Hundreds of Practical Strategies
Uniquely Qualified Instructors
Susan Fitzell is a dynamic presenter who is passionate about helping teachers and paraeducators make Co-Teaching and inclusion work successfully. From her years of experience, she fully understands the challenges inherent in Co-Teaching and shares her own insightful understanding of the issues of Co-Teaching and inclusion. Susan's sessions are lively, fast-paced and filled with a wealth of proven "how to" strategies and valuable resources geared specifically for the Co-Taught classroom.
Cindy Jones has extensive experience as a teacher of special needs and general education students, a crisis interventionist, a principal of a school for students with behavior and emotional challenges, an at-risk consultant, and behavior specialist. Because of her extensive background, she is able to offer dozens of practical and effective strategies that have worked for her and countless educators in co-taught classrooms. Her lively, practical sessions feature cutting-edge, research-based information, engaging activities and effective strategies that will work for you.
Kathy Morris has been a special education teacher for more than 30 years, and a consultant for behavior disorders, autism, assistive technology, and LIFE Skills, providing technical assistance, seminars, and workshops to educators throughout the United States. Kathy brings her many years of experience working in diverse special education teaching formats, including Co-Teaching in K-12 classrooms. All of her strategies are classroom proven and ready for you to try in your own Co-Taught classrooms.
|7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m||Registration|
|8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.||Opening General Session|
|9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.||Morning Sessions|
|11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.||Lunch Break (on your own)|
|1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.||Afternoon Sessions|
|Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.|
|8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||Registration|
|8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.||Morning Sessions|
|11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch Break (on your own)|
|12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m||Afternoon Sessions|
Who Should Attend
K-12 General Education Teachers, Special Education Staff, Paraprofessionals, and other specialists who Co-Teach or are preparing to Co-Teach as part of their inclusion practices
Special Benefits of Attending
Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don't attend. These materials include:
- Timesaving tips and effective procedures for Co-Planning
- Innovative, new technology resources for inclusive classrooms
- Fresh ideas to establish and nurture strong collaborative partnerships
- Teacher-friendly, easy-to-use strategies for differentiating instruction in Coâ€‘Taught classrooms
Semester Credit Option
Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.
Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.