Promoting Resilience in All Learners

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          PBIDA’s 41st Annual Fall Conference
          in Conjunction with
the Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children


Friday, October 18 & Saturday, October 19, 2019
Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue, West Conshohocken, PA 19428


“Promoting Resilience in All Learners”


Two of Pennsylvania’s premier organizations providing information for supporting students with diverse
needs have collaborated to present an outstanding opportunity for teachers, school administrators, parents,
psychologists, speech and language pathologists, tutors, pre-service teachers, attorneys, and advocates.

The Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children (PACEC) is a professional association of educators
dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities through advocacy, standards, and
professional development.

Options for attendance include Friday only, Saturday only, Friday full day with Saturday a.m., or two full
days. The Friday night awards dinner and speech can be purchased as an addition to any option.

To receive the most information and best value, attend both days.
Add Friday night’s dinner and presentation for the full experience.

QUESTIONS: Please contact or 610-527-1548.


Day 1: Friday, October 18, PACEC Conference

Featured strands include:
• Youth Mental Health
• High Leverage Practices in Higher Education
• Legal Issues in Special Education
• Trauma Informed Practices
• Behavior Intervention
• and more.

Friday Evening: PACEC and PBIDA President’s Reception, Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Featured Speaker: Steve Dykstra, Ph.D.
Reading and Trauma – How Do They Fit Together?

With recent and important focus on trauma and social-emotional learning, where do reading and
language fit? Right in the middle of everything, where they have always been. Learn why our
response to trauma and our efforts to improve social-emotional learning must incorporate language
and literacy, or we’ll always come up short.


Day 2: Saturday, October 19, 2019 PBIDA’s 41st Annual Fall Conference

Reading and the Road to Resiliency

Conference At a Glance
PBIDA Conference Schedule (Friday Evening and Saturday)
PBIDA Conference Program
Speaker Bios
Continuing Education Credits
Hotel – Accommodations
Directions & Parking

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