Meeting the Needs of Students with Significant Support Needs

Who should attend? Any staff that work with students with special needs

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Last Date to Register: 1/20/2020 11:59 PM
Agency: CESA 8
Agency Contact: Brenda Jozwiak-Boldig
Agency Assistant: Sue Schuettpelz 920-855-2114 Ext. 232
Location: CESA 8
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Facility: Aspen
1/27/2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Reg. at 8:45

Dr. Kristi Probst, is an educational consultant as well as the Initiative Lead for the Interveners & Qualified Personnel and Assessment, Planning, & Instruction Initiatives for the National Center on Deaf-Blindness.  Her doctoral studies at Illinois State University focused on educating learners with sensory impairments, primarily those who are deafblind.  She is a National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities scholar and holds licensures in Special Education for Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Low Vision & Blindness, Learning Behavior Specialist, Elementary Education, and Early Childhood Education.  She has worked as a teacher for the Deaf, a teacher for the Visually Impaired, Developmental Therapist, Sign Language Interpreter, teacher for students with Learning and Intellectual Disabilities, and Clinical Associate Professor supervising teaching candidates.  Kristi regularly writes about and speaks on meeting the needs of children with sensory disabilities and additional disabilities, students with significant support needs, intervener training, and teaching methodologies at local, national, and international conferences.  

This workshop will provide an overview of behavorial principles and strategies for the unique need of students with visual impairment and significant support needs.  It will provide insight into educational planning, activities and including students into general education classrooms. Teachers / professionals will work in groups to discuss potential their students' needs and later work together to develop a list of activities that could address those needs.  In addition, intervention delivery and data collection strategy as well as teacher questions will be addressed.

Cost:  $75.00 for PDforSESS Member Districts   (Professional Developement for Spec. Ed./ Student Services)

          $150.00 for Non-member Districts

Mark your calendars to participate and be a part of this wonderful and informative workshop.


CANCELLATION POLICY: Any registration cancellation must be received 7 days prior to the scheduled date to receive a refund or avoid invoicing. CESA 8 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA 8 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. Registered participants not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 8 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Participants will be notified via email through if a cancellation occurs. Please make sure all of your contact information is correct in DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to varied dietary restrictions, CESA 8 cannot guarantee that all special dietary accommodations can be met. CESA 8 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary restrictions with advance notice, but please plan accordingly. BY REGISTERING FOR THIS EVEN YOU CONSENT TO PHOTOGRAPHS/VIDEOTAPE taken during the course for publicity, promotional, and/or educational purposes including but not limited to publications, presentations, newsletters, internet, and social media sources. I do this with full knowledge and consent to waive all claims for compensation for the use or for damages. If you do not consent to this statement, please send a written notice via email to the agency contact listed on the workshop posting.