CADRE's 8th National Symposium Agenda

Session Title Speakers
A Trauma-Sensitive Approach; Strategies for Working with Families Diana Nadeau, Jessie Carpenter
Adapting Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies for a Post-Covid World Adriana Aro, Mildred Browne, Carole Conn
Breaking Down Barriers to Accessibility: Continuity and Creativity during COVID Myrto Flessas, Rebecca Stone
Communication, Collaboration and How the Pandemic Changed Our Way of Building Family and School Relationships Beth Kohler, Bernard Dempsey, Cheryl Levine
Crisis Recalibration Part 1: Rebuilding the IEP Team Lenore Knudtson, Stephanie Weaver
Crisis Recalibration Part 2: Restructuring the IEP Lenore Knudtson, Stephanie Weaver
Deepening Conflict Engagement and Leadership Capacity in Service of Learning Greg Abell, Norm Ames
Equity Informed Mediation Sunsong Firedancer
Exploring the Impact of Mindfulness on Bias, Cultural Competence, and Conflict Diana Cruz, Tracy Gershwin
IEP Facilitation: Thinking Outside of the Box and Lessons Learned During the Pandemic Mary Anne Fleury
Intersectionality & Student-Centered Secondary Transition Planning Emily Lehman Miller, Elijah Lee, Sarah Grime, Konshens The MC
Investigating Systemic Cases in the Pandemic; Lessons Learned Heidi Kleinman, Monica Drvota, Kelly Walker, Heather Clingerman
Keynote: Paul Chappell Paul K. Chappell
Leveraging the CADRE Continuum to Review and Rethink Offerings and Processes Kathy Clayton, David Carrales
Making the IEP Process More Inclusive: Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families (Pre-recorded) Briceida Martinez
Navigating the Path Forward: Managing Difficult Conversations Carolyn Hayer
Negotiate your Way to Success at IEP Meetings Robin O'Shea, Cassie Velasquez
Networking Session Marc Purchin, Gail Nugent
OSEP DR Policy Update and DMS Protocols Gbenimah Slopadoe, Kate Moran
Post-Pandemic Mediation: Making it Enjoyable Clare Fowler
Psychological Safety: The Foundation of Engagement Marc Purchin, Gail Nugent
Special Education Hearing Officer Support of Amicable Resolution by Parties Cathy Skidmore, Michael Jake McElligott, Brian Ford, Jim Gerl, Charles Jelley
State Organizations R.I.S.E Together As Collaborative Partners (Pre-recorded) Angela Balsley, Lesa Paddock, Andrew Manna
The Special Education Ombudsman: A missing piece of the puzzle to solve disputes early, fairly, and efficiently Kimberly Schulist, Esther Salinas
Turning Conflict into Collaboration Jessica Velez, Danielle Vota
Welcome Melanie Reese
Welcome and Opening Remarks from CADRE and OSEP Melanie Reese, Carmen Sanchez, Marc Purchin, Gail Nugent
Title Speakers
A Trauma-Sensitive Approach; Strategies for Working with Families Diana Nadeau
Jessie Carpenter
Adapting Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies for a Post-Covid World Adriana Aro
Mildred Browne
Carole Conn
Breaking Down Barriers to Accessibility: Continuity and Creativity during COVID Myrto Flessas
Rebecca Stone
Communication, Collaboration and How the Pandemic Changed Our Way of Building Family and School Relationships Beth Kohler
Bernard Dempsey
Cheryl Levine
Crisis Recalibration Part 1: Rebuilding the IEP Team Lenore Knudtson
Stephanie Weaver
Crisis Recalibration Part 2: Restructuring the IEP Lenore Knudtson
Stephanie Weaver
Deepening Conflict Engagement and Leadership Capacity in Service of Learning Greg Abell
Norm Ames
Equity Informed Mediation Sunsong Firedancer
Exploring the Impact of Mindfulness on Bias, Cultural Competence, and Conflict Diana Cruz
Tracy Gershwin
IEP Facilitation: Thinking Outside of the Box and Lessons Learned During the Pandemic Mary Anne Fleury
Intersectionality & Student-Centered Secondary Transition Planning Emily Lehman Miller
Elijah Lee
Sarah Grime
Konshens The MC
Investigating Systemic Cases in the Pandemic; Lessons Learned Heidi Kleinman
Monica Drvota
Kelly Walker
Heather Clingerman
Keynote: Paul Chappell Paul K. Chappell
Leveraging the CADRE Continuum to Review and Rethink Offerings and Processes Kathy Clayton
David Carrales
Making the IEP Process More Inclusive: Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families (Pre-recorded) Briceida Martinez
Navigating the Path Forward: Managing Difficult Conversations Carolyn Hayer
Negotiate your Way to Success at IEP Meetings Robin O'Shea
Cassie Velasquez
Networking Session Marc Purchin
Gail Nugent
OSEP DR Policy Update and DMS Protocols Gbenimah Slopadoe
Kate Moran
Post-Pandemic Mediation: Making it Enjoyable Clare Fowler
Psychological Safety: The Foundation of Engagement Marc Purchin
Gail Nugent
Special Education Hearing Officer Support of Amicable Resolution by Parties Cathy Skidmore
Michael Jake McElligott
Brian Ford
Jim Gerl
Charles Jelley
State Organizations R.I.S.E Together As Collaborative Partners (Pre-recorded) Angela Balsley
Lesa Paddock
Andrew Manna
The Special Education Ombudsman: A missing piece of the puzzle to solve disputes early, fairly, and efficiently Kimberly Schulist
Esther Salinas
Turning Conflict into Collaboration Jessica Velez
Danielle Vota
Welcome Melanie Reese
Welcome and Opening Remarks from CADRE and OSEP Melanie Reese
Carmen Sanchez
Marc Purchin
Gail Nugent