Where: The Southwest Virginia Higher Ed Center in Abingdon, Virginia.
When: October 17, 2017 from 9am-3:30pm (Registration begins at 8am).
Who: Educators and administrators in both general and special education from Regions 6 & 7.
Cost: $50. Registration includes morning refreshments, working lunch, and a copy of Dr. Kluth's book Don't We Already Do Inclusion?
Please register early, we expect this event to fill quickly! To learn more about Paula Kluth please visit her website. We look forward to spending the day learning with you.
Presenter Cyndi Pitonyak from the VCU Autism Center for Excellence has over 30 years of experience as a special educator in inclusive, self-contained, and residental elementary and secondary settings.
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The mission of the Training & Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth–22 years). This mission is two-fold; first, to increase the...