2019 Special Education Leadership Summer Academy

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Session Dates

Tuesday July 23, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Special Education Leadership Summer Academy is designed to increase the knowledge and skills that are vital for special education leaders. The role of a special education leader requires establishing and maintaining a balance between managing compliance and leading improvement. This conference offers a variety of sessions for novice and veteran leaders of special education. Several sessions offer content in both compliance and leadership, and provide administrators with timely topics to help support their efforts in providing effective programs and services for students with disabilities.


Participants will:
1. Identify a list of responsibilities encompassed as a special education leader.
2. Create a list of self-advocacy skills.
3. Define two types of support available in our state’s accountability system.



Target Audience

New and aspiring special education leaders
Veteran special education leaders
Anyone responsible for providing leadership to those who work with students with disabilities

Event Info

Event Type:



Brenda Eagan-Johnson

Additional Info

Full registration fee is required for each participant regardless of how many days attending.

Early-bird Registration fee: $225  (registration and payment must be received by 4:00 p.m., June 28 , 2019 for early-bird fee)

Regular Registration fee:  $275 (All registrations and payments must be received by 4:00 pm, July 5, 2019).

Location Information:
Bedford Springs is conveniently located just 4 miles off the PA turnpike. 

Overnight Accommodations:
Bedford Springs Conference Center: A limited number of guest rooms are available for registered conference attendees:  $135/night/single occupancy or $85/per night/per person/double occupancy – Contact Bedford Springs Conference Center Reservations at 814-623-8100. First come first serve basis: must indicate to reservation staff that you will be attending the Special Education Leadership Summer Academy. Anyone not registered and paid in full to PaTTAN/MCIU for conference at time of check in will be charged full hotel rates.

• Hampton Inn Bedford  
           4235 Route 220
           Bedford, PA 15522
           (814) 624-0101

• Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Bedford 
          4436 Business Route 220
          Bedford, PA 15522
          (814) 623-3444