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Save the Date! Beat the Heat 2018

Register now for this exceptional learning opportunity designed for educators, parents, and others who work with children ages 3-21 with significant disabilities.

Questions?

Nichole Kertis – nichole.kertis@esc13.txed.net
Darcy Schiller – darcy.schiller@esc13.txed.net
Maryteresa Tracy – maryteresa.tracy@esc13.txed.net
Robin Reimund – robin.reimund@esc13.txed.net

2018 BTH Strands

BEHAVIOR
Sessions in this strand should emphasize the effective use of behavioral management techniques with students.  Session topics here might include: Using visuals, Classroom organization, Teaching self-regulation, etc.

COLLABORATION & LEADERSHIP
Sessions in this strand should assist teachers and others to improve their leadership skills and assist them in building better collaborations to serve their students.  Topics in this strand might include: Working with paraprofessionals, System supports, Data collection, Collaborative teaming, etc.

COMMUNICATION
Sessions in this strand should focus on practical, effective strategies to improve a student’s communication skills.  Topics in this strand might include: Sign language, Augmentative and alternative communication strategies, Speech therapy in the classroom, etc.

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
Session in this strand should focus on successful classroom and instructional strategies.  Topics here might include: Literacy, Math, Social studies, Inclusion, Sex education, etc.

EARLY CHILDHOOD/PPCD
Sessions in this strand should focus on successful classroom and instruction strategies geared to all children ages 3-5.  Topics here might include: Circle time, literacy, etc.

SENSORIMOTOR
Sessions in this strand should focus on interventions that support sensory and motor development and readiness for learning.  Topics here might include: Adapted PE, Yoga, Self-regulation, etc.

TRANSITION
Sessions in this strand should focus on evidence-based practices that result in a smooth transition from school to adult life.  Topics here might include: 18+ programs and services, College & career readiness, Futures planning, etc.


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