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2 Day Event:
July 20-21, 2022
Schedule:
Online at
8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Pacific
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Other Event Dates:
July 18-19, 20226 am PDT
Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$489


Program Guarantee:
We stand behind the high quality of our programs by providing the following unconditional guarantee:

If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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This event will be presented as a Live Online Event.

Two-Day Conference:
Co-Teaching Conference: Powerful Partnerships for Improving Student Performance

Presented by Experienced Co-Teachers

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Co-Teaching Strategies to Take Back to Your Classroom!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Expert Instructors
  • Co-Teaching Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Savanna Flakes is an engaging and enthusiastic international presenter, special education teacher, teacher-leader, and special education consultant with a passion for working with students with special needs and their teachers. She has extensive experience in special education including Co-Teaching, differentiation, classroom management, and serving students with special needs in inclusive classrooms. Savanna is known for her passion and dedication to reaching diverse learners and is the author of Shaking Up Special Education.

Petra Nelson is a highly experienced special education teacher, co-teacher, educational consultant, and international presenter. With decades of grades PreK-12 experience, Petra has worked extensively as a co-teacher and special educator. She has also trained and supported thousands of teachers and administrators on effective inclusive practices using Co-Teaching. Petra knows firsthand the unique challenges facing Co-Teachers in creating the most effective Co-Taught classrooms to better support students with special needs. She is passionate about providing real, doable, practical approaches for helping students make maximum gains through Co-Teaching strategies and partnerships.

Catherine Wilson is an outstanding educator, consultant, and national presenter, known for her enthusiasm and practical ideas for teaching students with disabilities. Catherine brings an extraordinary passion for meeting the needs of all students through Specially Designed Instruction, appropriate access and supports that shift the focus from students with "disabilities" to student "abilities."

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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

About BER Live Online Events

With the current health challenges, all BER in-person PD events are currently being presented in a Live Online format:

  • Outstanding Instructors
    All programs are led by outstanding BER national trainers
  • Extensive Resource Handbooks
    You'll have access to an extensive digital Resource Handbook before, during and after your seminar
  • Highly Interactive
    You'll be able to ask questions in real time and interact with the instructor and other participants
  • Program Guarantee
    As we have for 43 years, we guarantee the high quality of our programs. If you are not satisfied, we'll give you a 100% refund.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital 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
  • Fresh ideas to establish and nurture strong collaborative partnerships
  • Teacher-friendly, easy-to-use strategies for differentiating instruction in Co‑Taught classrooms

Semester Credit Option
UMASS Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with University of Massachusetts Global, a nonprofit affiliate, will be available at this program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

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