CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE

Dr. Lisalee D. Egbert

Dr. Lisalee D. Egbert

Dr. Lisalee D. Egbert is the Vice President of the American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC), board member for Maryland’s Governor’s Advisory Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and serves on the Maryland advisor counsel for Linguistic and Cultural Competency. Her doctorate is a tridiscipline in Literacy, Bilingual Education, and Special Education.

The work she is most proud of is reflected in her family, friends, colleagues and students. She and her husband are both Deaf and are proud CSUN alumni. Their daughter, a powerful CODA, has her Ph.D. from Gallaudet University. Their son is Hard-of-Hearing and is attending RIT/NTID for cyber engineering. They have a delightful CODA son with unique special needs. And their youngest son, who is Hard of Hearing, is showing them daily that his future is bright.

Dr. Corey Pierce

Dr. Corey Pierce

Corey Pierce, Ph.D. earned a doctorate in Special Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Arts Degree from the same institution. He has 20 years of experience in the field of special education, both as a teacher and a researcher. Dr. Pierce is a Professor of School of Special Education and currently serves as Associate Dean in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Pierce taught special education assessment courses for undergraduate special education majors, as well as advanced applied assessment and educational research courses for graduate students majoring in special education.

His research focuses on the use of assessments to identify both student strengths and needs to help identify appropriate placement and instructional strategies for individual students. Dr. Pierce also conducts training seminar’s nationally on topics related to implementation of school-wide systems, such as Response to Intervention/Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, teaching professionals to link academic and behavioral assessment data to instruction and intervention decisions. Prior to his career in higher education, Dr. Pierce served as a special education teacher for kindergarten through third grade students with emotional and behavioral disorders and a special education reading teacher for elementary age students.

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SESSIONS

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9:35-11:35

9:35-11:35

1:15-3:15

1:15-3:15

Session 1: Theory of Mind
Mistaking a Boot for a Fish: Can Deaf Children Read Minds?

 

Session 2: The Individual in the System: How you make the RTI (Response to Intervention) machine work!
Session 3: Self-Efficacy
Self-driven motivation: a positive self-theory and life long resiliency in deaf and hard of hearing children
Session 4: Data to Drive the RTI (Response to Intervention) Machine
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
8:00 Registration opens
8:00 AGM
9:00 AGM ends
9:15 Welcome
9:30 Transition time
9:35 Sessions 1 and 2 begin*
11:35 Sessions end/transition time
11:40 Awards, Updates and Door Prizes
11:55 Transition
12:00 Lunch
1:10 Transition
1:15 Sessions 3 and 4 begin*
3:15 Sessions end/End of conference

* Coffee breaks will be determined by individual presenters and will occur in the two-hour window for each session.