Conference and Membership Information

All Conferences will be held at the College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center, Worcester, MA for 2018-2019:
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June 10, 2019 Conference Registation Information Reminder

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Monday, June 10, 2019
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ASE and Bay Path University Partnership: Special Education Adminstrator Licensure Program

Special Education Administrator Program Information Sheet

Bay Path University (BPU), a pioneer in innovative academic programs since 1897, and the Massachusetts Administrators for special Education (ASE), the lead non-profit statewide association in Massachusetts advocating for hundreds of special education administrators across the Commonwealth who serve over 160,000 students with disabilities and in support of thousands of special education service providers / special education teachers are committed and look forward to building the capacity of the next generation of strong and qualified leaders in special education administration, to serve and lead our schools in the implementation of supports to students with disabilities. read more

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How to Thrive as a Superintendent -
Dr. Frank Hackett, Superintendent of Schools, Braintree, MA; Served as a Superintendent of Schools for over 20 years.
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PLENARY SESSION: From the Perspective of a “Resilience Strategist:” Effectively Dealing with Conflict and Difficult Conversations in the School Setting -
Rita Schiano, resilience strategist and coach, author, speaker, and founder of Rita Schiano ~ Live A Flourishing Life; Adjunct Professor, Bay Path University; former corporate vice-president and small business owner.
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BREAKOUT SESSION:From the Lens of a School Psychologist and Special Education Attorney:The Challenges of Determining Special Education Eligibility under the “EmotionalDisability / Emotional Disturbance” Category – Proactive Approaches to Team Decisions-
by: Dr. Jean Lindquist Grady, Psy.D, Director of Clinical and Related Services, CMA Collaborative; Adjunct Professor, Assumption College and
Paige Tobin, Esq., Murphy, Lamere and Murphy, PC., legal and legislative expert in special education, counselto Massachusetts school districts and consultant to the Massachusetts Administrators for Special Education
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BREAKOUT SESSION:From the Lens of an Expert on Learning Disabilities of English Language Learners: The Challenges for Educating Students Dually Eligible for Special Education and EL Services -
Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D., Director of the Education Program, Associate Professor, Lasell College; Author/CoAuthor of several publications on RTI, behavior disorders, learning disabilities, and issues related to English Language learners; former Assistant Director of the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative.
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BREAKOUT SESSION:From the Lens of the OCR: Trends Specific to Recent School/School District Complaints Received by The Office for Civil Rights -
by: Stephanie Leiter, Esq. and Meighan McCrea, Esq., Civil Rights Attorneys, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office
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