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The 2010 COSA/ODE Fall Conference for Special Education Administrators is set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at the Eugene Hilton.  The theme of the conference is “Knowing What Works to Doing What Works.”  The keynote presenter will be Dr. Dean Fixsen from the University of North Carolina, who is co-director of the National Implementation Research Network and of the State Implementation and Scaling up Evidence-based Practices Center.  Register today.

Critical updates and guidance from ODE’s Office of Student Learning and Partnerships will be presented in the strand areas of:  General Supervision; Significant Disproportionality; IEP Facilitation; Transition; Data; Assessment; Scaling Up; Discipline; Legal Compliance; Charter Schools, Online Schools, and Private Schools; and more.

The conference annually contains presentations on hot issues in the area of special education such as disproportionality, charter schools, 504, and legal findings.  This year, a primary focus of the two-day conference for all districts and ESDs will be on “Scaling Up” systems change to maximize the academic and behavioral outcomes for all students.   Attendees will receive overview information and details about effective implementation and how to “scale up” evidence-based practices in large, mid-sized, and very small districts.  Register today.

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