SED Faculty Present at the International Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Philadelphia

Professors Jennifer Green, Zachary Rossetti, Devin Kearns, and Nathan Jones will present at the International Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2014 Convention & Expo in Philadelphia, PA on April 9th to 12th, 2014. The CEC 2014 Convention & Expo is the global event for special and gifted education, inviting thousands of special education teachers, administrators, researchers, professors and students from around the world to discuss pressing issues and share information concerning special education.

Below are the the presentations that SED faculty will participate in.

  • Green, J.G., Xuan, Z., Kwong, L., & Leaf, P. (2014, April). School referrals for adolescents with SED to systems of care.  Poster to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Rossetti, Z. Perspectives From Adult Siblings of Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Blackwell, W., & Rossitti, Z. Lessons Learned: Helping Parents and Teachers Understand the Research on IEP Development. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kearns, D. M., & Al Ghanem, R. (2014, April). Critical factors in polysyllabic word reading: Roles of letters, sounds, and meaning. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Magnuson, L., Fuchs, D., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, April). Addressing the needs of students with persistent reading difficulties through intensive intervention. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Zumeta, R. O., Lemons, C. J., Kearns, D. M., & Ciullo, S. (2014, April). Aligning the Common Core with standards for students with LD: Considerations for planning and instruction. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Foorman, B., Harris, K. R., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, April). The Common Core State Standards for K-5 ELA: Are we ready for implementation? In: L. Danielson & R. O. Zumeta (Chairs), Using intensive intervention to meet the academic and behavior needs of struggling learners. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Jones, N. D. (2014, April). Teacher Evaluation and Special Education: Moving Beyond the Challenges. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.

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