LAUSD Charter Special Education Summit '11

LAUSD and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA),
Jointly Announce...

"Charters Taking the Lead on Special Education:

Practical Ideas, Actively Taught"

A Two-Day Education Summit for Charter School Teams
August 5-6, 2011 at the Pasadena Convention Center  

Summit Schedule

Friday, August 5, 2011

  • 7:00am Registration
  • 8:00am-3:30pm Conference
  • 4:00pm Reception & Gallery Walk

Saturday, August 6, 2011

  • 7:00am Registration
  • 8:00am-3:45pm Conference

View the full summit schedule (tentative). 

Who Should Attend?

School teams of special educators, general educators, paraprofessionals, administrators, and parents will learn and share best practices in research-based intervention models, instructional practices and assisted technology.

Summit Strands

  • Leadership and Parents (Parent Strand Saturday)
  • Behavior and RtI
  • Instructional Strategies: Literacy, Math, Special Ed Service Delivery, Co-Teaching, Technology
  • Autism

Conference registration FREE for all qualifying LAUSD Charter Schools
(LAUSD Charter School SELPA Members)

  • STIPENDS available: $150 for certified teachers and $100 for para-professionals attending.
  • EARN UNIVERSITY CREDIT from California State University, Chico for all certified staff.
  • RAFFLE for a chance to win an iPad.

Registration Now Closed!

For additional information or questions, please email

An "A-List" of
Featured Guest Speakers

Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D.

The University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior


Response to Intervention: Using Universal Screening and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports In Schools

Joanne Allain

3 t Literacy Group


Author of

Logistics of Literacy Intervention; A Planning Guide for Middle and High School and Logistics of Literacy Intervention: An RtI Planning Guide for Elementary Schools.


And many other excellent presenters, including...a showcase of your best programs and strategies...see below.

Charter School Showcase Sessions Announced!

As part of the two-day summit, we are pleased to announce a series of showcase sessions featuring model programs and promising practices for supporting students with special needs.

View the Showcase descriptions and schedules for Friday August 5th and Saturday August 6th.

*This event is being organized and hosted by Cross & Joftus LLC and
ARRA Special Education Charter School Stakeholder Group