2019 WASA/OSPI Special Education Conference

August 1–2 | Hotel Murano, Tacoma

OSPI Priorities pdf

Note Taker OSPI Priorities pdf

Notes Organizer pdf

Leadership and Relationships
Melissa Robertson, Executive Director of Special Services, Issaquah SD

Legal Issues
Curtis Leonard, Attorney, Patterson Buchanan Fobes & Leitch, Inc. P.S.

OSPI Presentation pdf

Preconference Evaluation Results pdf

Listed alpha by session title with lead presenter

Addressing the School Psychologist Shortage 
Focus Group Invitation
Jamie Chaffin, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Eastern Washington University

All the Families. All the Time. Equitable Practices for Engaging Families in Special Education
Presentation  Case Study 1  Case Study 2  Case Study 3
Scott Raub, Special Education Community and Parent Liaison, OSPI

Challenges Faced by Students With Mental Health Concerns: Perspectives From Special Education Law, Counseling, and Teaching
Alyssa Fairbanks, Program Supervisor, Dispute Resolution Team Lead, OSPI

Changing Practices for SLD Identification in Washington State
Liz Stewart, Ed.D., Program Supervisor, Special Education, OSPI

Co-Teaching: A Growth Mindset
Susan Friberg, Continuous Improvement Partner, Office of System and School Improvement

Development of Districtwide Guidance Documents—Process and Products
John Sander, Executive Director of Learning Support Services, Franklin Pierce Schools

Dyslexia: Legal Implications and Best Practices for Instruction
Presentation  Dyslexia Resources
Alicia Roberts Frank, Ed.D., Regional Administrator for Special Education Programs, Dyslexia Specialist, Capitol Region ESD 113

Far From the Shallow Now: Taking the Full Dive Into Promoting Independence for Students With Disabilities
Presentation  2.0 Auburn SD Independence Plan  Auburn SD Independence Plan  Independence Plans FAQ  1 to 1 Para FAQ  I Need a Para for Now  ISP Request Form  ISP Exit Form  Parent Requests a Para
Patrick Mulick, Autism Coordinator, Auburn SD

Formal Tier 3 Behavior Support, While Building Tiers 1 & 2: One Districts' Story
Presentation  SVSD Protocol
RJ Monton, Associate Director of Student Services, Snoqualmie Valley SD

Inclusion—How to Start the Work Tomorrow
WSIF  Caseload Organizer  Continuum of Services  How Leadership Influences  School Continuum Placement  School Leadership Counts Part I  Part II  Strategic Intervention
Nicholas French, Director of Teaching and Learning/Special Education, Ocosta SD

Inclusive Education for All! We do What's Best for Kids in the Toppenish School District!
Sandie Birley, Director of Special Services, Toppenish SD

Induction Support for Special Educators
Tessa O'Connor, Program Specialist, BEST, OSPI

Leading for Team Building
Melissa Robertson, Executive Director of Special Services, Issaquah SD

Legislation Review
Glenna Gallo, Assistant Superintendent OSPI

Leveraging Special Education Programming: Results and Trends in Monitoring and Dispute Resolution
Jennifer Story, Program Improvement Coordinator, Special Education, OSPI

Meeting the Needs of Special Education Students in the General Education World
Presentation  Increasing Inclusive Practices
Darcy Johnson, Associate Director of Student Success and Learning, NCESD 171

"One Size Fits All" Fits No One
Katie Novak, Ed.D., Keynote

Research to Action: Building Inclusive Systems in Early Learning Settings
Presentation  Logic Model  Early Childhood Initiatives
Ryan Guzman, Ed.D., ECSE/619 Coordinator, OSPI

Scaling the Model: How to Create an Inclusive School Community
Cassie Martin, Ph.D., Inclusion Specialist, University of Washington; Contracted School District Consultant

Teaming for High School and Beyond Planning and Post-Secondary Transition
Presentation  Transition Planning Checklist
Tania May, Director of Special Education, OSPI

The Role of the School Nurse
Nicole Klein, Ph.D. Health Services Supervisor, OSPI

Visions and Priorities for Students With Special Needs
Glenna Gallo, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education, OSPI

Conference Evaluation pdf
Concurrent Sessions Evaluations pdf