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General Information: PEAK's 2018 Conference on Inclusive Education

2018 Conference on Inclusive Education
February 8-9, 2018
Denver, Colorado

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What is the PEAK Conference on Inclusive Education?

Inclusive education is a process of school reform that creates equity in education and increases achievement for ALL students. In inclusive schools, students, families, general and special educators, administrators, support staff, and community members work together to make curriculum accessible to all learners and to differentiate instruction. This conference brings members of each of these distinct groups together to learn and collaborate, and focuses on strategies that support the inclusion of students with all types of disabilities in general education.

Who attends the PEAK Conference on Inclusive Education?

PEAK’s annual Conference on Inclusive Education is an excellent professional and personal development opportunity for EVERY PERSON involved in the education and inclusion of diverse learners. Family members, youth, self-advocates, general and special education teachers, school administrators, and other professionals are all encouraged to attend!

General information about PEAK's 2018 Conference on Inclusive Education is provided below!

Topics

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• Accommodations and Modifications
• Accessing General Education Curriculum
• Assistive Technology (AT)
• Behavior Strategies

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Special Sneak Preview

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Dan Habib’s new documentary, examines society’s narrow perceptions of intelligence and explores how the segregation of people with intellectual disabilities became the norm, why this segregation is slowly being dismantled, and what some people with intellectual disabilities are doing to blaze a bold new path! Learn More

Location and Hotel

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The Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel is the location for all conference sessions and festivities! Conference attendees are eligible for discounted room rates.

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Scholarships

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Do you or someone you know need some financial support in order to be able to attend? We might be able to help! 

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Travel Information

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Transportation to and from the Denver International Airport (DIA): DIA is located approximately 20 miles from the hotel. The most economical way...

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Preliminary Conference Schedule

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Learn about the preliminary conference schedule at PEAK's 2018 Conference on Inclusive Education. 

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Youth Leadership Strand

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Back by popular demand: a strand of sessions specifically related to youth with disabilities (self-advocates), ages 16-21! 

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Meals

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Lunch will be provided both Thursday and Friday to registered participants. Light refreshments will also be available during some of the breaks.

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Silent Auction

Thursday, February 8, 2018: A Fundraising Event in Conjunction with the 2018 Conference on Inclusive Education

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Credit

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Continuing Education: Professional development (recertification) hours will be available based on the clock hours...

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Karaoke Extravaganza

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Get ready to party during this fun-filled evening of karaoke, an Inclusion Conference tradition! 

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Interpretation Available by Request

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Spanish & Sign Language interpretation are available by advanced request. Requests must be received by January 19, 2018!

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Sponsorship

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In order to offer this important conference to families, youth, educators, and professionals, WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

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