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Annual Summer Leadership Institute – School of Education – Syracuse University

This interactive three-day school leadership institute will utilize the latest research, national presenters and key lessons from practice necessary to create equitable and excellent schools for all students. The institute places a particular focus on the inclusion of students with disabilities, special education, and issues of belonging and learning for all students.

When: Monday, August 5 — Wednesday, August 7, 2013 (August 8 & 9 for graduate credit)

Where: Syracuse University

Who: Practicing administrators and school leaders, including principals, special education directors, curriculum directors, superintendents, teacher leaders, and educational leadership students.

Registration Fees: Fee includes registration, institute materials, refreshments and parking at Syracuse University. (Continuing Education Units (CEU) certificates are available and can be requested by anyone attending the institute.)

$490 per person for individual registration

$450 per person for teams of 3 or more from the same school/district/organization

$350 per person for teams of 10 or more from the same school/district/organization

$100 per person for individuals taking the Institute for credit (more information below)

Graduate Credit: Students attending the Institute for graduate credits should register for EDA/SPE 700 on and pay a reduced registration fee of $100 as well as tuition. Those interested in earning graduate credit will attend the institute August 5-7 and class on August 8-9 as well as complete assignments.

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Transition Age Youth Institute — September 11th in Albany

Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Description: Human Service organizations converge in Albany for first collaborative Transition Age Youth Institute

On September 11-12, 2012 rehabilitation professionals will unite at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, New York for a collaborative institute on transition age youth policy in New York State.

This two-day institute, known as the Transition Age Youth Institute, is sponsored by the New York State Rehabilitation Association (NYSRA), the Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS), the New York State Coalition for Children’s Mental Health Services, and the New York State Learning Disabilities Association (NYS LDA). It will offer a venue for providers who work with children with intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and providers who work with children with emotional and social disabilities to exchange information on the two systems while they discuss and examine cohesive processes in partnering with school districts.

The Institute offers learning sessions and panel presentations that will create hearty discussions for attendees and clear advocacy in assisting and providing services to children transitioning from high school to post-secondary education and careers. Additionally, New York State Board of Regents Chancellor, Merryl H. Tisch, has will be the guest speaker. Providers will leave the Transition Age Youth Institute with tools and resources for sharing with their school district.

For more information contact Stacie Muscolino-Benfer, Director of Event Planning and Administration at