Assistive Technology Workshop: Design, Implement, & Assess Universal Design for Learning Concepts

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Agency: CESA 12
Agency Contact: Judy Ross
Agency Assistant: Janet Shefchik 715-682-2363 EX--119 Ext. 119
Location: CESA 12 Conference Center
618 Beaser Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806
Facility: Conference Rooms 1 & 2
3/16/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Registration is at 8:30 a.m.

Assistive Technology Workshop:

Design, Implement, & Assess Universal Design for Learning Concepts

CESA #12 Conference Center

Date: March 16, 2017

Registration Time:  8:30 - 9:00 AM

Training Time:  9:00 AM-3:00 PM


Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. This workshop will explore and demonstrate the use of apps (iPad), extensions (Chromebooks, Chrome browser) and websites to design instructional goals, assessments, and instructional methods using the UDL guidelines of Engagement, Representation and Action and Expression.  Bring your iPad, Chromebook and laptop and join us for this hands-on learning experience!

Presenter/Coordinator: Paula Walser, MS/CCC-SLP

Paula is a technology consultant and special educator with over 30 years of experience working with students with significant disabilities.  As a Speech and Language Pathologist and classroom teacher, she has focused her practice working with students to find technology solutions to get kids communicating and participating in life.  Paula provides professional development in the use of Interactive whiteboards, Google Apps for Education and using iPads within the classroom.

Target Audience

Regular and Special Education Teachers, Speech/Language Therapist, Pupil Service Directors, Special Education Directors, Parents, Educational Coaches, UDL Consultants, Assistive Technology consultants, Technology consultants

Early Bird Fee (Before March 2, 2017)   $125 per participant

NOTE:  $60 for Assistive Technology and UDL Participants: Ashland, Bayfield, Chequamegon, Drummond, Hayward, Hurley, Mercer, South Shore, & Washburn

Registration Fee  (after March 2, 2017)    $150 per participant

NOTE: $75 for Assistive Technology and UDL Participants: Ashland, Bayfield, Chequamegon, Drummond, Hayward, Hurley, Mercer, South Shore, & Washburn

Viterbo Credit Available

Teacher Standards
WES1The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for pupils.
WES2The teacher understands how children with broad ranges of ability learn and provides instruction that supports their intellectual, social, and personal development.
WES3The teacher understands how pupils differ in their approaches to learning and the barriers that impede learning and can adapt instruction to meet the diverse needs of pupils, including those with disabilities and exceptionalities.
WES5The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
WES7The teacher organizes and plans systematic instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, pupils, the community, and curriculum goals.
WES8The teacher understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the pupil.
Administrator Standards
WAS2The administrator leads by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared by the school community.
WAS3The administrator manages by advocating, nurturing and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to pupil learning and staff professional growth.
Pupil Services
WPS3The pupil services professional has the ability to use research, research methods and knowledge about issues and trends to improve practice in schools and classrooms.
WPS5The pupil services professional understands the organization, development, management and content of collaborative and mutually supportive pupil services programs within educational settings.
BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS WORKSHOP PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR DISTRICT'S APPROVAL TO ATTEND. Cancellation Policy: Any registration cancellation must be received before the scheduled registration deadline date for a refund to be issued. Persons registering and not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 12 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email or phone if a cancellation occurs. All workshop registrations begin 1/2 prior to the event start time.