Assistive Technology Community of Practice

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 5/13/2022 11:59 PM
Last Date to Cancel: 5/3/2022 11:59 PM
Agency: Metro ECSU
Agency Contact: Kayna Plaisted
Agency Assistant: Gail Jankowski 612-638-1522
Location: Virtual Meeting
Facility: Virtual Meeting
5/3/2022 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM

AT Community of Practice
May 3, 2022
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

This is a Virtual Zoom Meeting - Link for participation will be emailed to CoP Representatives

Cheryl McMahan, Co- Facilitator      
Jennifer Veenendall, Co- Facilitator 
Kayna Plaisted, Metro ECSU Facilitator

Meeting Agenda:

12:30-1:30 Assistive Technology Capacity Building (Part II)

Description: This series of two trainings introduces and applies the concept of capacity-building as a model of AT service delivery that empowers all team members to build the skills and confidence to plan and implement appropriate interventions.

Presenter: Gayl Bowser, M.Ed. works as an independent consultant with a focus on the creation of effective, legal and high-quality service systems that encourage the integration of technology into educational programs for students with disabilities. Formerly the Coordinator of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) and the State of Oregon’s Specialist in Assistive Technology. A teacher and school administrator by training, she provides AT consultation, professional learning, and technical assistance throughout the United States and internationally.

1:30 – 2:30 Progress Reporting & Goal Setting for 22-23 (Kayna Plaisted)

2:00-2:30 CoP Members Open Questions / Sharing

CEU Hours: 2

This initiative is made possible in whole with a grant from the Minnesota Board of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education – Grants to States. This event does not necessarily represent the policy of the federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education.  You should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.

Cancellation: You can cancel your own registration for an event before the cancellation deadline. (Please check the event information for specific cancellation details.) If the event has a fee, refunds are possible only if cancellation is prior to the deadline. If you do not attend and do not cancel prior to an event, you are still responsible for payment and will be billed.

Special Accommodations: Please alert Metro ECSU 2-3 weeks prior to the workshop/event if you need special accommodations, including sign language interpreters. (Metro ECSU requires a notice of 2 business days to cancel a sign language interpreter. If you fail to cancel, we reserve the right to bill your school/district for this expense.) Update your profile as needed. Special accommodations are not included with each registration, but are stored in your profile until you make changes.