Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference
Making a Difference:
Educational Practices That Work!
March 11-13, 2019
Join Pennsylvania’s educators for the Bureau of Special Education’s signature event.
This annual statewide conference offers an opportunity to learn
and engage with nationally-recognized presenters, as well as
colleagues from across the state, highlighting effective
instructional strategies and interventions designed to make an
educational difference for all students.
New this year -
+ Kickoff sessions on Monday morning
+ Sip 'n Shop in the Exhibit Hall on Monday afternoon
+ Plated luncheon with keynote address by Drew Dudley on Tuesday
+ Poster Session Reception on Tuesday afternoon
+ Movie Screening of Dan Habib's "Intelligent Lives" on Tuesday evening
+ Later start in the morning, with two options for breakfast
+ More transition time between sessions
= Additional opportunities for learning and networking, in a more relaxed atmosphere!
What You Need to Know -
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Who should attend -
The PDE Conference is designed by the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (www.pattan.net), whose mission is to support the efforts and initiatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education, and to build the capacity of local educational agencies to serve students who receive special education services.
- General education and special education administrators and teachers
- Career and technical education administrators and teachers
- Preschool administrators and teachers
- Related service providers
- School psychologists
- Higher education faculty
- Professional development staff