Conference Agenda

Essential professional learning activities for teaching students with autism and developmental disabilities

Teachers of students with autism and developmental disabilities require training that supports the development of specific competencies related to teaching and learning. 

 

This session explores teacher professional learning related to 12 core competencies for special education, including family collaboration, individualized instruction, and inclusive practice.  

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe 12 professional learning activities essential for teaching students with autism and developmental disabilities (e.g., family collaboration)
  • Consider how teachers’ knowledge, skills, and comfort with each of the professional activities affect student learning
  • Apply understanding of the 12 professional activities to their own context and/or experiences

November 1st, 2024

  TIME

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  ROOM LOCATION

Grand West


Session Speakers

Dr. Jordan Shurr, Ph.D.

Dr. Jordan Shurr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education at Queen's University

Alexandra Minuk, M.Ed., OCT

Alexandra Minuk, M.Ed., OCT

Assistant Director of the Autism & Developmental Disabilities Education