Special Education Services


Annual Special Education Directors' Conference 2012


July 18 through July 20, 2012

Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, Springfield, Illinois

" " Special Education Directors' Conference 2012 Presentations
(Revised 7/24/12)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Preconference Sessions

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Plaza I

Please join staff from the Illinois State Board of Education and other guests as they provide updates on a variety of topics including the following:


Welcome and State of the State, Thursday July 19, 2012
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Ballroom


Elizabeth Hanselman, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education and Support Services
David Andel, Division Administrator, Special Education and Support Services
Opening Session, Thursday July 19, 2012
8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Ballroom

Keynote Speaker

John Hoover, Ph.D.
St. Cloud State University


Thursday July 19, 2012

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Session #1
Plaza F

Session #2

Plaza G

Session #3
Plaza H
  • Focus on Four - No Attachment

Session #4
Plaza I
  • Enhancing Productivity with iPads - No Attachment

Session #5
Plaza A&B

Thursday, July 19, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Session #6
Plaza F

Session #7 and #12 (Double Session)
Plaza G

Session #8
Plaza H

Session #9
Plaza I
  • Apps in General - No Attachment

Session #10
Plaza A&B

Thursday, July 19, 2012
1:35 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.

Session #11
Plaza F

Sessions # 7 & #12 (Double Session)
Plaza G

Session #13 & #18 (Double Session)
Plaza H

Session #14
Plaza I

Session #15
Plaza A&B

Thursday, July 19, 2012
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Session #16
Plaza F
  • Motivating Unmotivated Students - No Attachment

Sessions #17
Plaza G

Session #13 & 18 (Double Session)
Plaza H

Session #19
Plaza I

Session #20
Plaza A&B

Friday, July 20, 2012
Ballroom
8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
General Session—Keynote Speaker

James H. Johnson, Jr. Ph.D.

  • The Changing Demographics of the U.S. and How it Relates to Illinois - No Attachment

Friday, July 20, 2012
Ballroom
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Session—Guest Speaker

Ron Glodoski, Author

  • Working With Angry Kids Who Just Don't Care - No Attachment

Friday, July 20, 2012
Plaza H & I
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

General Session—Guest Speaker

Ms. Mindy Fiscus, Director
Learning Technology Center 6N

  • How to Use Google Apps - No Attachment

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