Events

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills, MN

    Wrightslaw: Special Education & Advocacy Conference

    Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota is pleased to host Wrightslaw: Special Education & Advocacy conference on September 20, 2018. The speaker, Pete Wright, is a well-known attorney representing children with special educational needs and an author of several books on this topic.

    Registration is $199, $165 for parents.  The registration fee includes a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 - Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs.

    The conference is designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific.

    For more information or to register, click here.  View on Wrightslaw website.

    A fee sponsorships opportunities still available! Email DecodingDyslexiaMN@gmail.com to ask for details.

    General Flyer for Conference advertising, click here.

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  • Friday, September 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    MN's HELP Symposium

    REGISTER NOW to join teacher educators and Minnesota literacy leaders at the 6th annual Distinguished Scholars Symposium, presented by the Higher Education Literacy Partnership of MN (HELP). 

    This highly anticipated event is an opportunity to learn from author and researcher Dr. Sharon Vaughn in a discussion of her book RTI in the COMMON CORE CLASSROOM: A Framework for Instruction and Assessment.

    Dr. Vaughn is the Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Education and executive director of The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Learning Disabilities and the Co-Editor of Learning Disabilities Research and Practice. For more about Dr. Vaughn, see https://education.utexas.edu/faculty/sharon_vaughn

    Continental Breakfast is included. Bring your lunch, or visit a nearby restaurant.

    CEUs will be available.

    If you are among the first 50 to register,* you will be entered in a drawing to win aFIRE HD 10" Hands-Free Tablet donated by Amazon .com especially for this event. You must be present to take home this great prize. *Streaming and other discounted registrations are not eligible.

    Registration: $75.00

    Students: $37.50

    Live Streaming: $55.00