Preparing Personnel to Serve Children with Disabilities (2019)


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General Information

Meeting Date: 
April 8, 2019
Meeting Location: 
Virtual Event
Meeting Who: 

The event was open to current OSEP Grantees (State and discretionary)

This symposium focused on strategies to prepare effective personnel. The event opened with a message from OSEP Director Laurie VanderPloeg and featured experts in the field who discussed the role of personnel preparation standards, clinical practice opportunities, leadership, and partnerships between preparation programs, local educational agencies, and national organizations, in ensuring personnel are prepared to meet the needs of students with disabilities from birth through secondary transition.

Symposium Recording and Meeting Resources

Additional Information

Interested in learning more about the symposium? Use the links below to explore the recording from the event as well as additional resources.