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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – Pre-Conference Workshop – Transition Symposium (Invitation Only)

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
TRANSITION Registration
[Sky Lobby]
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
TRANSITION Welcome & Introductions
[Meridian B]
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
TRANSITION Keynote: The Power of Expectations: Setting the Table for Success
Meg Grigal
[Meridian B]
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
TRANSITION Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
TRANSITION Towards Customized Employment Beginning with Middle and High School Students with Significant Disabilities
Tim Riesen
Eliza Jex
[Meridian A]
TRANSITION Barriers and Facilitators of Community Based Vocational Instruction as Identified by Transition Teachers
Lavinia Gripentrog
[Meridian E]
TRANSITION Using Video Modeling and Video Prompting to Teach Daily Living and Academic Skills to Secondary Students
Kjerstin Mourra
Ryan Kellems
[Meridian F]
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
TRANSITION Break

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
TRANSITION Transition to Adulthood: Connecting Students and Families to Employment Opportunities and Community Resources.
Kristen Linares
John Hughes
[Meridian A]
TRANSITION Bridging the Gap: Empowering High School Students with Tools to Access Services in the Areas of Higher Ed., Employment, and Adult Living.
Shannon Williams
Heidi Preece
[Meridian E]
TRANSITION Transition to Adulthood – Perspectives from Multiple School Districts
Kevin Thorpe
Janalyn Duersch
Zach Fritz
Melanie Allen
Travis Taylor
Adam King
[Meridian F]
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
TRANSITION Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
TRANSITION Setting High Expectations: Alternatives to Guardianship
Tim Riesen
[Meridian A]
TRANSITION Utah’s Partnership with Office of Disability Employment Policy to Strengthen School to Work Outcomes
Tricia Jones Parkin
Aimee Langone
[Meridian E]
TRANSITION Workplace Foundations
Crystal Pyne
Katy Cox
[Meridian F]
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
TRANSITION Break

2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
TRANSITION Utah Transition Action Team (UTAT)
[Meridian B]

Color Key:
  Autism   Behavior   Early Childhood
  English Language Learners   Literacy   Leadership/Training
  Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)   Numeracy   Transition





Wednesday, June 22, 2016

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration & Beverage Service
[Sky Lobby]
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome & Introductions
[EXPO A/B]
8:45 AM - 9:50 AM
Keynote Address
'Learning from the Kids – Learning for the Kids'

Ervin Knezek [EXPO A/B]
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Poster Session
[Meridian H]
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Play With a Purpose: Leveraging Recess to Support PBIS
Ben Cromwell
Allan Whitmore
Allison Kelsey
Get Ready... ENGAGE! Using DI Techniques to Engage Learners
Jullie Payne
Leslie Burt
Tier 2 Vocabulary Instruction
Breda OKeeffe
Giving English Language Learners Access to Mathematics and Science Content Through Language Scaffolds and Cooperative Learning (9-12)
Usha Narra
Jean Bosco Ntahontuye
Inclusive Higher Education for Students with Challenges: Using High Expectations to Build Better Futures
Meg Grigal
Teaching a Morphophonemic Language: Helping Students Break the Code of English Spelling
Kelly Robbins
Standards to Work – Students to Work
Ervin Knezek
Creating the Conditions for Learning: Improving Tier 1 instruction with Co-Pilot
Cade Charlton
John Maynes
Richard West
Using the Formative Assessment Rubrics, Reflection and Observation Tools to Support Professional Reflection on Practice
Paul Ashby
Using the Concrete Representational Abstract Strategy (CRA) to Support Productive Struggle in Math
Autumn Steinke
Malynda Tolbert
Managing Disruptive Behaviors
Kim Mendenhall
Carol Anderson
Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) 101
Heidi Mucha
Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Workshop (By Invitation Only)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lunch
[EXPO A/B]
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Evidence-based Interventions and Selection
Jason Lee
Kerry Shea
Get Ready... ENGAGE! Using DI Techniques to Engage Learners
Jullie Payne
Leslie Burt
Student Self-Regulation through Reflective Practices
Christelle Estrada
Jason Tackett
Using Rich Math Tasks to Differentiate Math Instruction for ELs
David Smith
Inclusive Higher Education for Students with Challenges: Using High Expectations to Build Better Futures
Meg Grigal
Teaching a Morphophonemic Language: Helping Students Break the Code of English Spelling
Kelly Robbins
Standards to Work – Students to Work
Ervin Knezek
More Time to Teach, More Time to Learn: The Effects of CW-FIT on Classroom Behavior
Paul Caldarella
Leslie Williams
K. Richard Young
Afterschool Programs 101
Kelly Riding
Equity and Equality: Is There a Difference?
Leilani Nautu
Managing Disruptive Behaviors
Kim Mendenhall
Carol Anderson
Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) 101
Heidi Mucha
Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Workshop (By Invitation Only)
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM
Break (Beverages Available)

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Student Shadow: Using the Student Point-of-View to Improve Tier 1 Instruction
John Goldhardt
Check-in, Check-out: A Tier 2 Behavior Intervention for Students at Risk
Leanne Hawken
Kaitlin Bundock
MTSS Tools and Strategies in Mathematics
Joleigh Honey
Cathy Callow-Heusser
Using Resources from Achieve the Core to Determine Tier Two and Three Intervention Goals
David Smith
o Aggies Elevated Student Graduate Panel: How College Changed Our Lives.
Sarah Bodily
Jeff Sheen
Sue Reeves
Text-dependent Questions to Support Student Comprehension
Kelly Robbins
The ART of Teaching
Ervin Knezek
Using an Iceberg Model to Target Students’ Difficulties in Place Value Understandings
Barbara Child
Arla Westenskow
Outcome-Based PD – Increasing Acquisition and Use of Evidence-Based Practices with PD Learning Cycles
David Forbush
John Jeon
Toward a Brighter Future: Building Supports for Native American Students
Cameron Brewer
Rikki Wheatley-Boxx
Jessica Westover
Improving Self-Regulation Skills and Decreasing Classroom Disruption with Kids with High-Fucntioning Autism
Melisa Genaux
Scaling Up: PBIS in Secondary Schools
Rosanne Markham
Lori Schmidt
Tracy Hansen
Kaye Poulton-Timm
Evette Rodriguez
Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Workshop (By Invitation Only)
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM
Break

2:50 PM - 3:50 PM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Writing Strategies That Work!
Peggy Childs
Charlotte Potter
Check-in, Check-out: A Tier 2 Behavior Intervention for Students at Risk
Leanne Hawken
Kaitlin Bundock
Top 10 Factors for MTSS Support
Colleen Yasenchock
Judie Caroleo
Using Resources from Achieve the Core to Determine Tier Two and Three Intervention Goals
David Smith
Job Readiness Workshops: VR and School Partnerships
Melanie Allen
Travis Taylor
Aimee Langone
Text-dependent Questions to Support Student Comprehension
Kelly Robbins
The ART of Teaching
Ervin Knezek
Thinking Outside the Box - Utilizing Technology in Effective Transition Planning to Benefit All Students
Heather Raithel
Tabitha Pacheco
MTSS and Parent Involvement
Ann-Michelle Neal
Roz Welch
Improving the Implementation of Tier III Behavior Support: Treatment Fidelity and Data-based Decision Making
Sarah Pinkelman
Improving Self-Regulation Skills and Decreasing Classroom Disruption with Kids with High-Fucntioning Autism
Melisa Genaux
Scaling Up: PBIS in Secondary Schools
Rosanne Markham
Lori Schmidt
Tracy Hansen
Kaye Poulton-Timm
Evette Rodriguez
Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Workshop (By Invitation Only)

Thursday, June 23, 2016

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration & Beverage Service
[Sky Lobby]
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome & Introductions
[EXPO A/B]
8:45 AM - 9:50 AM
Keynote Address
'How Can We Sustain PBIS and Other Multi-Tiered Systems of Support?'

Kent McIntosh [EXPO A/B]
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Poster Session
[Meridian H]
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Writing Strategies That Work!
Peggy Childs
Charlotte Potter
'Data Driving: Who's in the Driver's Seat?'
Paula Hull
Melinda LaMont
Engaging the Disengaged Student
Stephanie Patton
"School of Life" - A Successful Tier 2 PBIS Program for Schools
Justin Keate
Jack Rolfe
A Multi-University Panel Presentation on What Higher Education Offers to (and Needs from) Students with Disabilities
Bob Morgan
Sarah Bodily
Angela McLean
Jake Seamons
Laurie Bowen
Why is Conceptual Understanding Important in Mathematics and How Do We Make it Happen?
Valerie Faulkner
Chris Cain
Action Planning for PBIS Sustainability
Kent McIntosh
Skill of the Week
Amber Woodward
How to Swim in Your Classroom Like an Olympic Champion Using Assistive Technology
Janalyn Biesinger
Advanced Reinforcement Systems
Bethany Contreras
Kassidy Reinert
Thomas Higbee
Immersive Instructional Coaching: Digital Coaching in a 360° World
David Forbush
John Jeon
Making Core Curriculum Visible to Students and Parents
Travis Wilstead
Matthew Lowe
Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Workshop (By Invitation Only)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lunch
[EXPO A/B]
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Rethinking Rubrics for Elementary Writers
Nadia Wrosch
Dee Dee Mower
Data-Driven Tier 2
Melanie Jenkins
Rebecca Olson
Mindee Larsen
Guiding Principles in School-Wide Social-Emotional Behavioral Screening
Ellie Young
"School of Life" - A Successful Tier 2 PBIS Program for Schools
Justin Keate
Jack Rolfe
Supporting Adolescents Transition into Adulthood
Crystal Emery
Why is Conceptual Understanding Important in Mathematics and How Do We Make it Happen?
Valerie Faulkner
Chris Cain
Action Planning for PBIS Sustainability
Kent McIntosh
The Myth of Mnemonics
Kami Dupree
MTSS and Implementation Science: Students Cannot Benefit From Interventions They Do Not Receive
Devin Healey
Academic Language and Long Term English Learners: The Equity Issue of Our Time
Kenna Rodgers
Ann-Michelle Neal
Immersive Instructional Coaching: Digital Coaching in a 360° World
David Forbush
John Jeon
Accountability Breeds Responsibility--Student Data Binders in the Classroom and the Notorious SBG
Sharon Coonen
John Meisner
Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Workshop (By Invitation Only)
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM
Break (Beverages Available)

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Differentiating Instruction with Effective Intervention Features Using a Simple Tier 2 Reading Support
Kim Mendenhall
Components of an Effective FBA & Positive Behavior Intervention Plan
Anna Brady
Chase Callard
Guiding Principles in School-Wide Social-Emotional Behavioral Screening
Ellie Young
Autism Lifevest: Everyday Practical Tips for the Classroom
Nichole Wangsgard
Francine Baffa
Setting High Expectations for Postsecondary Education: The Families Perspective
Linda Smith
Jeff Sheen
Conceptual Fractions: Mathematics Common Core - Late Elementary
Chris Cain
Equity and PBIS Part 1: Strategies for Addressing Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline
Kent McIntosh
Making it Work: Facilitators and Barriers to MTSS implementation
Christian Sabey
Using Classroom Data To Increase Achievement
JANICE FLANAGAN
Using WIDA ACCESS Data to Inform Instruction in the Classroom
Ann-Michelle Neal
Micro-Actions to Improve Leadership Skills
Tony Pellegrini
Algebraic Reasoning and Linear Equations
Valerie Faulkner
Evidence-Based Strategies for Teaching Complex Play and Social Skills
Thomas Higbee
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM
Break

2:50 PM - 3:50 PM Stratus 5 Stratus 6 Stratus 7 Stratus 8 Stratus 9 Meridian C/G Meridian B Meridian A Meridian E Meridian F Twilight 1 & 2 Twilight 3 & 4 Zephyr
 
Executive Functioning
Patsy Milligan
Check & Connect for Student Engagement
Laurieann Thorpe
Autism Spectrum Disorder & Communication Strategies
Teresa Cardon
Creating Meaningful Collaboration between Educators and Other Disciplines Leading to Successful Post-School Outcomes for Youth
Kathleen Oertle
Elizabeth Chesley
Conceptual Fractions: Mathematics Common Core - Late Elementary
Chris Cain
Equity and PBIS Part 2: Using Discipline Data to Design Tailored Strategies for your School
Kent McIntosh
Using Self-Management and Student Feedback to Increase Teachers’ Use of Specific Praise
Cade Charlton
Richard West
Benjamin Lignugaris-Kraft
Multi-Tiered approach to Increasing Self Help skills in Early Childhood Settings
Summer Gunn
Bethany Contreras
Incorporating Universal Design for Learning to Improve Outcomes in a MTSS
Cathy Callow-Heusser
Kim Fratto
Algebraic Reasoning and Linear Equations
Valerie Faulkner
Building Functional Communication for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Lorraine Becerra
Azure Pellegrino
Thomas Higbee