Calendar of Events
April 8, 2015 - April 11, 2015

SAVE THE DATE! "The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2015 Convention and Expo"

Devote time to your professional development and participate in sessions led by experts who will share with you new ideas, techniques, models, and approaches. network with thousands of special education teachers, administrators, researches, professors, and students from all the world and learn from each other. WHERE: San Diego, California call (888)232-7733
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April 21, 2015 - April 24, 2015

12th Annual National Training Institute on Effective Practices: Addressing Challenging Behavior

The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC) and the Pyramid Model Consortium are pleased to bring you this unique and inspiring professional development experience. NTI's format is designed to provide an in-depth learning experience built around the Pyramid Model. The Institute brings together experts from around the country who skillfully present three-hour workshops offering practical, ready-to-use information on social and emotional development. It is an unparalleled opportunity to increase your skills, build a network of colleagues, and become part of a growing professional community who use the Pyramid Model. For more information call (919) 962-2001. When: April 21, 2015 7:30-5:00 April 22, 2015 7:30-8:00 April 23, 2015 7:30-4:30 April 24, 2015 7:30-11:30 Where: The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club 501 5th Avenue N.E. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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May 7, 2015 - May 8, 2015

Fifth National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Program

This two-day event will offer a thought-provoking forum to learn about the latest developments in the field and connect with your colleagues across the country. We’ll strategize about how to ensure our nation, states, localities, programs, and families are realizing results from our home visiting investments and building high-quality, sustainable early childhood systems. For more information call (202) 552-2000. When May 7, 2015 - May 8, 2015 Where Marriott Marquis - Washington, DC 901 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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May 8, 2015

Degree in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health (MSCABH)

This program prepares professionals to serve and non-profit agencies and schools that work with diverse children and adolescents experiencing behavioral health challenges and their families. Contact Program Director Bruce Lubotsky Levin, DrPH, MPH (813)974-6400
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June 5, 2015 - June 7, 2015

The 17th Annual Family Cafe

Since 1998, The Annual Family Cafe has brought together thousands of individuals with disabilities and their family members for three days of information, training and networking each June. This year's 17th Annual Family Cafe will once again include more than 160 breakout sessions on relevant topics, a series of engaging keynote events, and Exhibit Hall with dozens of booths, and plenty of opportunities for connecting with other families. For more information call (850) 224-4670. When: June 5-7, 2015. Where: Caribe Royale, 8101 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
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July 22, 2015 - July 24, 2015

One Goal Summer Conference: Building the Future Together "Putting Families and Children First"

This conference brings together over 900 early education and care providers and leaders from around the state. It is designed to share information on best practices in the field and to build common frameworks of knowledge and understanding to assist in unified planning for young children and their families. Participants at the One Goal Summer Conference receive: Up-to-date information on best practices and techniques to engage and nurture children Policy and practice resources, materials, and information from national, state, and local experts and leaders Opportunities to exchange ideas and share successes with peers Access to outstanding workshops that provide information on developmentally appropriate activities and teach skills that can be used daily in working with children Networking and collaboration opportunities with leaders of local and state agencies and organizations Information and resources about a wide variety of topics that address the "whole child" and his or her family Access to commercial and educational exhibits that showcase the latest in early childhood materials, books, training, and educational aids for review and/or purchase Great value for their dollar! Conference sponsors make major contributions so that registration costs remain low. Inspiration! Participants learn, share, and grow professionally!! When: July 22-24, 2015 Where: Hilton Tampa Downtown, 211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 32309
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July 28, 2015

"Birth to Five Sign Language on Demand Webinar"

Treat yourself or your staff to our fun webinar & learning guide with/DVD! Where" Indialantic, FL call (321)72634666
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August 14, 2015

"The Personal Learning Scholarship Account (PLSA)"-

this scholarship allows parents to personalize the education of their kindergarten through 12th grade children with special needs and unique abilities by directing money toward a combination of programs and approved providers. Step Up For Students is a state approved nonprofit scholarship organization that, for the past 12 years, has helped administer the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for low income students and is now helping administer the PLSA also. To apply for the PLSA, please the website or contact Amanda Lopez (813)402-0177 or (877)735-7837
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September 19, 2015

2015 Walk NOW for Autism Speaks

Walk Now for Autism Speaks is an inspirational and impactful opportunity to raise money and awareness to help change the future for all those who struggle with autism. Participating in Walk Now for Autism Speaks empowers you to make a difference and provides you with an opportunity to honor someone with autism. Everyone is touched by autism in a different way. Join us and share your personal story as we unite our communities. Where: The Jacksonville Landing 2 W Independent Dr Jacksonville, FL 32202
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October 7, 2015 - October 9, 2015

SAVE THE DATE! " Division for Early Childhood's 31st Annual International Conference on Ypound Children with Special Needs and their Fmilies"

Conference will be held in Atlanta at the Hilton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, GA for additional information call (310) 428-7209
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