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CEASD

Sunday, April 22, 2018

 

CEASD Board Meeting/Morning Session

8:00–11:30 am

CEASD-OPTION Board Luncheon

(For Board/Staff Only)

11:30 am–1:00 pm

CEASD Board Meeting/Afternoon Session

1:00-5:00 pm

CEASD Registration

1:00–6:30 pm

CEASD Cocktail Hour & New Superintendents Recognition

Sponsored by Sorenson Communications

5:30–6:30 pm

 

CEASD Opening/Welcome Reception

Sponsored by Sorenson Communications

6:30–9:30 pm

Monday, April 23, 2018

Morning Run/Walk

6:00-7:00 am

CEASD Breakfast

Sponsored by American School for the Deaf

7:00–8:00 am

CEASD Diversity Committee
John Serrano, Board Member, CEASD / Superintendent, Atlanta Area School for the Deaf

CEASD Registration

7:00 am–5:30 pm

CEASD-OPTION Exhibits
7:00 am–5:30 pm

CEASD Opening/Plenary Sessions

7:45 am–10:40 am

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Sandra Edwards, President, CEASD / Superintendent, Mississippi School for the Deaf

Dr. David Geeslin, President-Elect, CEASD / Superintendent, Indiana School for the Deaf

Update from OSERS/USDOE
Johnny Collett, Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education

STEaMing Ahead for Employment
Dr. Gerard Buckley, President, National Technical Institute for the Deaf / Rochester Institute of Technology

Language Vibrancy: What Is It?
Bobbi Cordano, J.D., President, Gallaudet University

New CEASD Strategic Plan
Jeffrey Bravin, Board Member, CEASD / Executive Director, American School for the Deaf

Strengthening Viability Through Accreditation
Claire Bugen, Board Member & Chair, Accreditation Committee, CEASD / Superintendent, Texas School for the Deaf

CEASD Break/Networking
Sponsored by Coalition of Private Schools for Deaf Children

10:40-11:00 am

CEASD Breakout Sessions
11:00-11:20 am

Is Accreditation the Right Fit?

Claire Bugen, Board Member & Chair, Accreditation Committee, CEASD / Superintendent, Texas School for the Deaf

Be a Community Organizer

Beth Benedict, Executive Director, Undergraduate Admissions & Outreach, Gallaudet University

10 Principles of Educational Leadership

James Tucker, Superintendent, Maryland School for the Deaf

CEASD Breakout Sessions

11:30-11:50 am

Become an Accreditation Site Team Visitor or Chair

Claire Bugen, Board Member & Chair, Accreditation Committee, CEASD / Superintendent, Texas School for the Deaf

Equalizing the Playing FIeld: CSD Learns

Joseph Santini, Program Manager, Communication Service for the Deaf

Daniel Veit, Program Manager, Communication Service for the Deaf

ASL Assessment: Advancing Practice

Jeanne Reis, Director, and Mandy Houghton, Assistant Program Director, Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf

CEASD Luncheon

Sponsored by National Technical Institute for the Deaf / Rochester Institute of Technology

12:00–1:30 pm
 

Language Deprivation and Cognition

Dr. Peter Hauser, Director of the Center on Cognition and Language, National Technical Institute for the Deaf / Rochester Institute of Technology

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

1:30–3:20 pm

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Sandra Edwards, President, CEASD / Superintendent, Mississippi School for the Deaf 

Hannah Eskridge, President, OPTION / President, Children's Cochlear Implant Center at University of North Carolina

Reflections on What Unites Us

Jane Mulholland, Chief Executive Officer, Planning for Student Success / Retired Administrator, Washington School for the Deaf

Dr. Barbara Hecht, Past President, OPTION / Director, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech/Boston

Leadership in Times of Disruption

Expanding Our Capacities for Listening & Conversation
Marie McCormick and Liz Alperin Solms, Principals, Insyte Partners

Grace Shim, Project Director, Insyte Partners

COMMON GROUND Break/Networking
Sponsored by Insyte Partners

3:20-3:50 pm

 

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

3:50–5:20 pm

All for Language Acquisition

Kim Bianco Majeri, State Legislative Affairs Coordinator, National Association of the Deaf

Teri Ouellette, Director and President, St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf

Making Sense of Our Day

Marie McCormick and Liz Alperin Solms, Principals, Insyte Partners

Q/A for Shared Session Presenters

Kim Bianco Majeri, Dr. Barbara Hecht, Marie McCormick, Teri Ouellette & Liz Alperin Solms

CEASD Cocktail Hour

Sponsored by Convo Communications

5:30-6:30 pm

CEASD Dinner/On Own

6:30 pm >

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Morning Run/Walk

6:00-7:00 am

CEASD Registration

7:30 am–5:30 pm

CEASD-OPTION Breakfast

Sponsored by Communication Service for the Deaf

7:30–8:30 am

CSD Works Job Club: Improving Transition

Daniel Veit and Joseph Santini, Project Managers, Communication Service for the Deaf

 

CEASD-OPTION Exhibits
7:30 am–5:30 pm

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

8:30–10:20 am

CEASD & OPTION: Stories of Collaborative Efforts

Maura Berndsen, Common Ground Representative, OPTION / Interim Director, Listen Talk

Dr. David Geeslin, Common Ground Representative & President-Elect, CEASD / Superintendent, Indiana School for the Deaf

Retro Yet Critical Needs of Deaf Students

​Dr. Christen Szymanski, Clinical Psychologist, Kendall Demonstration Elementary School for the Deaf

Universal Design for Deaf Education

Kevin Symons, Senior Associate, Mackey Mitchell Architects

Marcus Adrian, Architect, Mackey Mitchell Architects

COMMON GROUND Break/Networking

10:20-10:50 am

 

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

10:50 am–12:00 pm

Q/A for Shared Session Presenters

Marcus Adrian, Kevin Symons & Dr. Christen Szymanski

Reflections on Shared Conference and Shared Agreements
Dr. Sandra Edwards, Hannah Eskridge, Marie McCormick, Liz Alperin Solms & Grace Shim

CEASD-OPTION Luncheon

Sponsored by Gallaudet University

12:00–1:30 pm

Gallaudet: Programs, Events, and Resources

Bobbi Cordano, J.D., President, Gallaudet University

CEASD Break/Networking

1:30–2:00 pm

CEASD Breakout Sessions

2:00-2:20 pm

Demystifying Charter Schools

Amy Novotny, Director, Rocky Mountain Deaf School

Susan Lane-Outlaw, Executive Director, Metro Deaf School

Pineapple Professional Development"Welcome Mat"

Tracie Snow, Administrator of Instructional Services, Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Randi Mitchell, Coordinator of Professional Development, Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Chasing the "Why" in Deaf Children

Oscar Ocuto, Doctoral Candidate, Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, Lamar University

CEASD Breakout Sessions

2:30-2:50 pm

The Latest on EHDI and LEAD-K

Tawny Holmes, Esq., Education Policy Counsel, National Association of the Deaf

Kim Bianco Majeri, State Legislative Affairs Coordinator, National Association of the Deaf

Accessible Media for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students

Cindy Camp, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Described and Captioned Media Program

CEASD Schools: Future Teacher Needs (Continues in next breakout session)

James Tucker, Superintendent, Maryland School for the Deaf

Joseph Fischgrund, Executive Director, Council on Education of the Deaf

CEASD Breakout Sessions

3:00-3:20 pm

Students to Entrepreneurs: Partnering with Deaf Schools

​Jeff Rosen, Esq., General Counsel, Convo Communications

The Architecture of Deafness

Jeffrey Mansfield, John W. Kluge Fellow, U.S. Library of Congress

CEASD Schools: Future Teacher Needs (Continuation from previous breakout session)

James Tucker, Superintendent, Maryland School for the Deaf

Joseph Fischgrund, Executive Director, Council on Education of the Deaf

CEASD Break/Networking

Sponsored by Sprint Accessibility

3:30-4:00 pm

CEASD Government Update

4:00-4:30 pm

Barbara Raimondo, Esq., Executive Director, CEASD

CEASD Business Meeting

4:30-6:00 pm

CEASD Break/On Own

6:00-6:30 pm

CEASD-OPTION Cocktail Hour
Sponsored by Ultratec

6:30-7:30 pm

CEASD Banquet/Live Auction

Sponsored by ZVRS / Purple Communications

7:30–10:00 pm

Live Auction

Don Galloway, Auctioneer, CEASD / Superintendent & CEO, Lexington School for the Deaf

Debra Arles, Auctioneer, CEASD / Executive Director, St. Joseph's School for the Deaf

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Campus Tours

FSDB & Clarke Schools/Jacksonville
Separate Tours / Advance Sign Up Required

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OPTION

Sunday, April 22, 2018

 

CEASD-OPTION Board Luncheon

(For Board/Staff Only)

11:30 am–1:00 pm

OPTION Board Meeting

2:00–5:00 pm

OPTION Registration/Welcome Reception

5:30–8:00 pm

Monday, April 23, 2018

OPTION Registration

7:30–8:30 am

OPTION Breakfast

Sponsored by National Technical Institute for the Deaf / Rochester Institute of Technology

7:30–8:30 am

NTID Communication and Access Services: An Update

Dr. Gerard Buckley, President, National Technical Institute for the Deaf / Rochester Institute of Technology

Dr. Amanda Picioli, Director, Communication Studies and Services, National Technical Institute for the Deaf / Rochester Institute of Technology

CEASD-OPTION Exhibits

7:00 am–5:30 pm

OPTION Business Meeting

8:30–10:00 am

Welcoming Remarks / Annual Business

Hannah Eskridge, President, OPTION Schools / President, The Children's Cochlear Implant Center at the University of North Carolina

OPTION Break/Networking

Sponsored by Cochlear Americas

10:00–10:30 am

OPTION Plenary Session

10:30 am–12:00 pm

Annual LSL-DR Report / Using LSL-DR for Program Evaluation and Improvement

Tamala Bradham, LSL-DR Principal Investigator, Vanderbilt / OPTION

Betsy Brooks, Executive Director, Moog Center
Uma Soman, Outreach Coordinator, Carle Auditory Oral School

OPTION Luncheon/Committee Meetings

Sponsored by Cochlear Americas

12:00–1:30 pm

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

1:30–3:20 pm

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Sandra Edwards, President, CEASD / Superintendent, Mississippi School for the Deaf 

Hannah Eskridge, President, OPTION / President, Children's Cochlear Implant Center at University of North Carolina

Reflections on What Unites Us

Jane Mulholland, Chief Executive Officer, Planning for Student Success / Retired Administrator, Washington School for the Deaf

Dr. Barbara Hecht, Past President, OPTION / Director, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech/Boston

Leadership in Times of Disruption

Expanding Our Capacities for Listening & Conversation

Marie McCormick and Liz Alperin Solms, Principals, Insyte Partners

Grace Shim, Project Director, Insyte Partners

COMMON GROUND Break/Networking
Sponsored by Insyte Partners

3:20-3:50 pm

 

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

3:50–5:20 pm

All for Language Acquisition

Kim Bianco Majeri, State Legislative Affairs Coordinator, National Association of the Deaf

Teri Ouellette, Director and President, St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf

Making Sense of Our Day

Marie McCormick and Liz Alperin Solms, Principals, Insyte Partners

Q/A for Shared Session Presenters

Kim Bianco Majeri, Dr. Barbara Hecht, Marie McCormick, Teri Ouellette, Liz Alperin Solms

OPTION Break/On Own

5:30–6:30 pm

OPTION Dinner/Casa Monica Resort & Spa

Sponsored by MED-EL

6:30–9:30 pm

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

CEASD-OPTION Breakfast

Sponsored by Communication Service for the Deaf

7:30–8:30 am

CSD Works Job Club: Improving Transition

Daniel Veit and Joseph Santini, Project Managers, Communication Service for the Deaf

CEASD-OPTION Exhibits

7:30 am–5:30 pm

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

8:30–10:20 am

CEASD & OPTION: Stories of Collaborative Efforts

Maura Berndsen, Common Ground Representative, OPTION / Interim Director, Listen Talk

Dr. David Geeslin, Common Ground Representative & President-Elect, CEASD / Superintendent, Indiana School for the Deaf

Retro Yet Critical Needs of Deaf Students

​Dr. Christen Szymanski, Clinical Psychologist, Kendall Demonstration Elementary School for the Deaf

Universal Design for Deaf Education

Kevin Symons, Senior Associate, Mackey Mitchell Architects

Marcus Adrian, Architect, Mackey Mitchell Architects

COMMON GROUND Break/Networking

10:20-10:50 am

 

COMMON GROUND Plenary Sessions

10:50 am–12:00 pm

Q/A for Shared Session Presenters

Marcus Adrian, Kevin Symons & Dr. Christen Szymanski

Reflections on Shared Conference and Shared Agreements
Dr. Sandra Edwards, Hannah Eskridge, Marie McCormick, Liz Alperin Solms & Grace Shim

CEASD-OPTION Luncheon

Sponsored by Gallaudet University

12:00–1:30 pm

Gallaudet: Programs, Events, and Resources

Bobbi Cordano, J.D., President, Gallaudet University

OPTION Plenary Session

1:30–3:00 pm

Promoting Language and Literacy in Deaf Children

Susan Nittrouer, Professor and Chair of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Florida

OPTION Break/Networking

Sponsored by Ultratec

3:00–3:30 pm

 

OPTION Plenary Sessions

3:30–5:00 pm

Recruiting New Teachers

Laura Covello, Executive Director, CCHAT Center

Cynthia Robinson, Co-Director, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech-Jacksonville

Jamie Sepulveda, Outreach Coordinator of Desert Voices

Judy Sexton, Director of Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech-Philadelphia

Characterizing Program Outcomes Using LSL-DR

Uma Soman, Outreach Coordinator at Carle Auditory Oral School

OPTION Break/On Own

5:00–6:30 pm

CEASD-OPTION Cocktail Hour

Sponsored by Ultratec

6:30-7:30 pm

OPTION Dinner/Location TBD

7:30–10:00 pm

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Campus Tours

FSDB & Clarke Schools/Jacksonville
Separate Tours / Advance Sign Up Required

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NATIONAL OUTREACH

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

 

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