Preparing Personnel to Serve Children with Disabilities (2019)

2021 OSEP Leadership & Project Directors Conference Information

OSEP will hold its Leadership and Project Directors’ Conference virtually July 19 – 22, 2021. This year’s conference will combine OSEP’s bi-annual Leadership and Project Directors’ conferences. Sessions that are applicable to Leadership Conference and Project Directors’ Conference audiences will be offered. Registration will be opening soon! To learn more about the conference CLICK HERE

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.