Professional Development and Inclusion eNews
|An email update from the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion and CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge.|
In This Issue
CONNECT Pre-Conference Workshop at DEC Annual Conference 2012 in Minneapolis, MN
Don’t miss the chance to attend CONNECT’s full-day workshop to learn how you can use CONNECT Modules in your upcoming courses, seminars and PD events? Content on specific practices such as embedded interventions, transition practices, communication for collaboration, family-professional partnerships, dialogic reading, and tiered instruction will be covered. This hands-on workshop will be presented by CONNECT staff as well as faculty and PD provider leaders.
Registration Opens Soon for the 2013 National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute
Registration for the 2013 Inclusion Institute, Opening the Doors to Inclusion, May 13-15, will begin later this fall. The keynote address, Through the Same Doors: Living a Fully Inclusive Life, will feature Micah Fialka-Feldman and his mother, Janice Fialka. Registration will be $250.00. Learn more
Using CONNECT Modules to Modify Existing Courses
Debbie Lickey and Deana Buck from the Virginia Paraprofessional Early Childhood Project share how they worked with community college faculty to embed CONNECT Modules into several courses in the program of studies.
Portuguese Adaptation of CONNECT Module 1: Two Years and A Pilot Study Later
How did learners respond to the Portuguese adaptation and translation of CONNECT Module 1: Embedded Interventions? Raquel Corval from Portugal shares her experience on using CONNECT Module 1 with her learners. Read More | Comment
NC B-K Consortium Meeting, October 26, 2012, Chapel Hill, NC.
CONNECT Module 7: Tiered Instruction (Social-Emotional Development & Academic Practice)
Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Annual Conference, October 28-30, 2012, Minneapolis, MN.
Pre-Conference Workshop: CONNECT: An Evidence-Based Practice Approach to Professional Development
Presenters: Pam Winton, Beth Rous, Chih-Ing Lim, and Dale Epstein
High Quality Inclusion: Evidence-Based Practices that Promote Access, Participation, and Supports
Partnering for Success, Orlando, FL, November 14-16, 2012
Keynote address: Partnering for Success: Both a Journey and a Destination
NC Early Learning Collaborative Meeting, August 16, 2012, Raleigh, NC
Presenters: Pam Winton and Dale Epstein
NC DCDEE Full Staff Meeting, September 26, 2012, Chapel Hill, NC
CONNECT Modules: An Evidence-Based Practice Approach to Professional Development
This newsletter is an initiative of the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion,