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Subject: Free Professional Development - "Using Technology to Support Teaching and Learning" - December 8, 2010

Source: Ginger Henry, Director, Effective Practices

Intended: Administrators, Special Education Directors, Special Education Instructors, Technology Staff

Date: December 3, 2010

The first session in the NASDSE Professional Development Series - "Using Technology to Support Teaching and Learning" will be available online beginning Wednesday, December 8, 2010 after 1 p.m. ET. 

Educators are increasingly turning to technology for information and resources to help provide educational and support services for all students.  Special educators in particular are looking for evidenced-based programs and supports to assist them in teaching the diverse population of students that require their help. This conference will feature selected resources that are readily available free of charge.  It will also demonstrate how virtual mentoring can be used to support teachers.

Presenters: Joanne Cashman, Director, IDEA Partnership National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Phoebe Gillespie, Director, Personnel Improvement Center, National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Steve Luke, Director, National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, Academy for Educational Development (AED)

To access the any of the presentations in this 2010-2011 series use the following login information.

*       Open your web browser to

*       Click on the conference you would like to view

*       You will be taken to a screen that asks for an access code

Missouri's access code is: 1011MIS5

All Power Points and background documents will be available for download on the conference page.