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- Register for Both Days (Thurs & Fri) please sign in if you’re a MSPA member prior to registering
Minnesota School Psychologists Association
Annual Midwinter Conference
January 30-31, 2014
“Best Practices: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"
Location: Marriott Minneapolis West, 9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55426
THURSDAY, January 30, 2014
Morning Keynote: Jim Ysseldyke 43 Years of Research and Training in School Psychology: Recollections, Generalizations, and Prognostications
Thursday Session Speakers
- Sam Goldstein: Understanding, Evaluating and Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders: New Data and New Ideas
- Caroline Little: Beyond Angry Birds – Put your iPad to Work for You
- Don Stovall: Reducing Disproportionate Placement of American Indian and African American Students in Special Education: Update on the Reducing Bias Manual
- Kevin Filter: Putting the Pyramid Together for Behavior: Tier 2 PBIS
- Sam Goldstein: The Science of Executive Functioning: New Data, New Ideas and the Comprehensive Executive Functioning Inventory
- Leah Kypers: Supporting Self-Regulation through use of The Zones of Regulation ®
- Dan Hyson and Kim Gibbons: How to Collaborate with your Special Education Director to Promote a Comprehensive School Psychologist Role
- Peter Nelson, Joe Demers and Ted Christ: Student Perceptions of the Classroom Environment: Connecting Assessment and Intervention
- Steven Feifer: The Neuropsychology of Mathematics: Diagnosis and Intervention
- Leah Kypers: Advanced Training on the Zones of Regulation ®
- Elizabeth Reeve: Psychopharmacology: Updates and Review
POSTER PRESENTATIONS: Various Poster Presentations will be presented during the conference
Appetizers, Cash Bar, and Silent Auction for NASP Children’s Fund and a Reception for Dr. Ysseldyke
Co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota
FRIDAY, January 31, 2014
Morning Keynote: Sally Baas-NASP President Creating Access: Collaborate. Advocate. Lead
Friday Session Speakers
- Steven Feifer: The Neuropsychology of Written Language Disorders: A Framework for Effective Interventions
- Sally Baas: Building Partnerships For Cross Cultural Collaboration
- Doug Anderson: Increasing the Effectiveness of Behavior Management and Discipline: Specific Classroom & School-Wide Strategies
- Amy Mahlke: Explicit Instruction: The Basics for Planning for and Providing Explicit Instruction to Students
- Lisa Stewart: Student Vocabulary Skills Do Matter and Can be Taught
- Christopher Bedford: Scared, Sad, Spacey & Angry: Emotional Distress in the Classroom
- Doug Anderson: Training Staff & Parents to Effectively Deal with Students with Mental Health & Behavior Problems
- Camilla Lehr: Providing Supports to Engage Students: Minnesota Early Indicator and Response System
- Carol Maliszewski: Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) in Minnesota
- Amy Mahlke: Explicit Instruction Practices for Teaching Skills and Strategies, Providing Guidance and Feedback During Practice
- Annie Hansen: University Trainers session
Session times will be posted on the MSPA website along with descriptions and speaker biographies in early December.
|Rate Type||Thursday Only||Friday Only||Thursday & Friday|
*Non-members registering for BOTH days of the conference at the Non-member rate will be provided with a FREE one-year membership to the organization.
MSPA is a NASP approved provider
The Marriot is offering a discounted sleeping room rate of $109 to conference attendees until 1/15/2014. To reserve your room call (800) 228-9290 or (952) 544-4400 and mention MSPA and your dates of stay. For online reservations click on: Book your group rate: MSPA Midwinter Conference.
If you or someone you know, is interested in exhibiting as a vendor during the conference please contact Laura Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org
NASP Children’s Fund
MSPA will again be collecting money for the NASP Children’s Fund through open donation. There will be a silent auction on Thursday evening and there will also be a collection jar at the registration desk both conference days.
Attendees at MSPA sponsored events that have a physical or medical disability, either temporary or permanent, may be eligible for reasonable accommodations at the event. In order to receive such accommodations, attendees must identify themselves in advance of the event in order to collaborate on the development of an accommodation plan. Please contact Karla Wells at Karla.Wells@district196.org as soon as possible.
Questions? If you have any questions about the conference or if you are a member of another professional organization interested in attending and would like rate information please contact Karla Wells at Karla.Wells@district196.org or Laura Jensen at email@example.com