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2022 Pennsylvania Special Education Leadership Academy

Connecting Through Challenge, Change, and Opportunity

 

The 2022 Special Education Leadership Academy is offered in a hybrid format – in-person at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Water Wheel Drive, Champion, PA 15622 or online through Zoom.

 



July 19 - 21, 2022

Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, PA

The Special Education Leadership Academy is designed to increase the knowledge and skills that are vital for special education leaders. This year's Academy, Connecting Through Challenge, Change, and Opportunity will provide leaders time to engage in conversations, learn from practitioners, and share effective practices to improve results for students with disabilities and meet the targets of the PA State Performance Plan. Session presenters from local education agencies will share their experiences of designing and implementing practices, procedures, and policies to improve learning opportunities and, ultimately the independence of students with disabilities.
 

UPDATE: 
 

The Registration System at Seven Springs is back up and running.  Guests can call in for hotel room reservations.  The online booking codes are not working at this point due to moving to a new system.

Call the toll free reservation line 800-452-2223 to secure a reservation within the group block

 

Registration

 

For more information, click on the tabs below:

Please Register to receive the schedule password!

Agenda

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   Opening Keynote
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Breakout 1
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Breakout 2
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM Reception

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Breakout 3
9:30 Am - 9:45 AM Break
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Breakout 4
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout 5
12:00 PM - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Breakout 6
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Breakout 7
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Breakout 8

Thursday, July 21, 2022

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Breakout 9
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Breakout 10
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Closing Keynote



 

Lodging Information

Seven Springs Mountian Resort

UPDATE: 
 

The Registration System at Seven Springs is back up and running.  Guests can call in for hotel room reservations.  The online booking codes are not working at this point due to moving to a new system.

Call the toll free reservation line 800-452-2223 to secure a reservation within the group block

Stay at Seven Springs! From comfortable guest rooms to gorgeous slopeside townhomes and everything in between, Seven Springs offers a vast range of lodging options. Whether you’re escaping the city for the weekend or planning the ultimate family vacation, there is something for everyone at Pennsylvania’s Outdoor Adventure Headquarters!

Credits Offered

Act 48 continuing education credits are offered for all keynote and breakout sessions. Act 48 will be offered per day. Individuals attending this conference, both in-person and virtually must complete the conference evaluation survey with proper codes within one week of the conference to be eligible to receive Act 48 continuing education credit.

July 19, 2022 - 4 hours
July 20, 2022 - 6 hours 
July 21, 2022 – 3 hours

In-Person Participation:

To receive continuing education credit, individuals attending this conference must arrive on time and stay the duration of the day(s)/session(s) for which they are requesting credit(s). Additionally, individuals must complete the conference evaluation survey with proper codes within one week of the conference to be eligible to receive Act 48 continuing education credit.

Virtual Participation:

To receive continuing education credit, participants must login to ZOOM on a computer individually. No credit will be awarded for those who attend by phone (audio alone). Additionally, individuals must complete the conference evaluation survey with proper codes within one week of the conference to be eligible to receive Act 48 continuing education credit.

Payment Information

In-Person Registration Fee: 
The registration fee is $150.00. Payment must be made with check or purchase order. No credit cards will be accepted. Please submit your registration fee by June 30, 2022.

Virtual Registration Fee:
The virtual registration fee is $75.00. Payment must be made with check or purchase order. No credit cards will be accepted. Payment must be received prior to June 30, 2022 to ensure access to the virtual platform. Online access to the conference will not be available to participants who have not submitted payment.
 
Registration Payment:
Make checks/purchase orders payable to INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 and send them to the attention of the Business Office, PaTTAN West, 3190 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Email purchase orders to billing@pattanpgh.net. Checks/purchase orders must be submitted on or before June 30, 2022 and must include registrants(s) full name(s).
 
Cancellations:
If you are unable to attend the conference you must cancel your registration by June 30, 2022, by contacting Karen Weaver via email at kweaver@pattanpgh.net, or your registration fee will not be refunded.
 

For questions about registration, contact:

Karen Weaver
PaTTAN West
kweaver@pattanpgh.net

For questions about conference content, contact:

Tracy Ficca
PaTTAN East
tficca@pattan.net

Nichole Kopco
PaTTAN Central
nkopco@pattan.net