Join your colleagues from around the region to explore how Universal Design for Learning can help you create a welcoming, responsive, student-centered classroom that cultivates expert learners. This year the event features national presenters who will focus on UDL as it pertains to:
- Implementation and next steps
- Cultural Responsiveness
Day one will be a day of featured speaker presentations, breakout sessions, panels, and networking to support your understanding of UDL as it pertains to these three topics. Day two will be a deeper dive into the content and give you the opportunity to meet with experts to help you develop your personal implementation plans.
Featuring National Speakers
Patti Kelly Ralabate
UDL Implementation Specialist, George Washington University, CAST
Principal, Sunflower Elementary School
UDL Facilitator, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
A Brief Glance at the Agenda:
We put learners at the center of the educational experience. This event allows for the discovery of how the UDL framework can help design culturally responsive learning environments to address the learning needs of students. This special event is sponsored by ESC 19 and the UDL-IRN. With the support of UDL experts and practitioners, individual participants and school teams will construct an effective implementation plan.
DAY 1, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, 2019
Focus on UDL implementation from the perspective of:
- Next steps for teachers
- Cultural responsiveness
Other highlights include:
- Breakout and small group sessions with national speakers, implementers from the state of Texas
- Educator resources
DAY 2, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5th, 2019
Day two extends day one with a focus on UDL implementation and will feature UDL Talks from local practitioners. National facilitators Patti Kelly Ralabate, Joni Degner, and Kate Edgren, along with regional coaches and national leaders from the UDL-IRN, will return to support attendees with the design of implementation plans. The day’s format will be based on:
- UDL implementation tools and resources for attendees.
- UDL planning: Work with national and regional leaders to design your team’s action plan.
1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925
Phone: (915) 772-3333
Group Booking Code: Region 19 UDL ($96/night with breakfast)
Deadline: October 14th, 2019