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Global Perspectives: Instructional Strategies for the Special Education Needs of ALL Students Conference

June 9 & 10, 2017

Conference to be held at Rowley Hall, Marymount University, Arlington, VA. 

This conference is designed to enhance global perspectives and engage the global community in the critical area of special education and inclusion around the world. Participants will engage in interactive and collaborative activities, share new research, discuss current policies, and explore culturally responsive practices. The conference is ideal for anyone interested in how to better support the needs of today’s diverse classrooms. Participants can earn recertification points per licensure requirements while building knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Global Perspectives: Instructional Strategies for the Special Education Needs of ALL Students

  • Strand 1: Global Perspectives: Inclusive Strategies for ALL Learners
  • Strand 2: Best Practices in Teacher Education to Support all Learners in the U.S. & Abroad
  • Strand 3: Leadership in International Teaching and Education (LITE)
  • Strand 4: Culturally Responsive Practices for the Classroom

Distinguished Conference Speakers:

Veronica Boix-Mansilla Ed.D. - Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Vicky G. Spencer, Ph.D. BCBA-D - Johns Hopkins University, President of the Division of International Special Education and Services (CEC-DISES)


Conference Attendees: $100.00
Presenters: $80.00
Students: $80.00
If you require any type of accommodation, please email Dr. Clara Hauth.


What is included in the rate? 
The rate includes a 2-day conference with continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Additional options for campus lodging, social events and excursions will be available for a separate fee.

What are the options for lodging? 
We are offering on-site lodging in our renovated campus dorms. A single dorm is available for $65 per night and a double room is available for $99 per night. The rooms will be available for check-in Friday morning and check-out on Sunday morning by 11am.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? 
The conference will be held in Rowley Hall, at Marymount University, 2807 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA. There is parking available on-site. In addition, there will be a shuttle provided to and from the Ballston Metro Station. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? 
The Conference Chair can be contacted by email.

Do you accommodate any food restrictions? 
Yes, please email the Conference Administrator with any dietary restrictions.

Teachers can earn CEUs!

Thank you for joining us in this critical need area in support of global initiatives to educate all children. SUBMIT your proposal today.

Additional questions, please email the Conference Chair: Dr. Clara Hauth.