The New York State Federation of Chapters of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) will hold its annual conference in Saratoga Springs on November 2nd and 3rd, 2012. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Charles Hughes currently Professor of Special Education at Penn State University where he has taught for the last 27 years. Prior to teaching in higher education he worked as a teacher and state-level consultant for 14 years. Charlie has worked with the University of Kansas Center for Learning and has co-authored five of the learning strategies included in the Strategic Intervention Model (SIM). He is coauthor of Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching.
- Common Core
- Explicit Instruction
- Autism and ASD, interventions for behavior, social skills, and reading
- Multicultural teaching in special education
- Issues & best practices in transition
More information about this conference can be found here.