Here is all the information you need about our Fall Conference...
The Ability Challenge (ABC) is pleased to invite you to participate in our Fall Conference on November 2, 2018.
This working session will bring together experts and stakeholders from different areas of the education world to begin defining a new way to measure improvement within special education.
Learn more about ABC's work to date, including an examination of the problem experienced and the proposed solution;
Develop a shared understanding of and help refine the framework that will guide ABC's work; and
Begin to draft metrics to support ABC's framework.
Registration will close on October 9, 2018, so be sure to reserve your spot early. We look forward to collaborating with you!
November 2, 2018
Dupont Circle Hotel
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Breakfast and lunch will be served.
The Ability Challenge’s mission is to transform how schools serve students with diverse learning needs by building a reliable and trusted framework, metrics, and tools to support meaningful and personalized school improvement and is a project of FlipTurn Education Consulting. For more information about FlipTurn, click here.
TRAVEL & LOGISTICS
While we are making hotel accommodations for all guests, each participant is responsible for making their own travel arrangements and The Ability Challenge will reimburse you for costs of travel (including airfare, train, subway, parking) up to $500. If you believe your costs will exceed that amount and the additional costs are prohibitive to your attendance, please let us know in the general comments when you RSVP.
Please save all receipts. A reimbursement form will be distributed at the conference.
8:30 am - Breakfast
9:30 am - Opening Remarks & Introductions
9:50 am - Objectives
10:00 am - Background Context
10:30 am - Strengthening the Framework for Change
11:30 am - Break
11:40 am - Working Groups
12:15 pm - Present Updates
12:25 pm - Closing & Survey
12:30 pm - Lunch
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who will be there?
We have a diverse set of leading experts and other stakeholders from both general education and special education backgrounds planning to join us in November. As we realize this is a great time to network, there will be time build into the conference agenda for collaboration.
Can I bring a colleague?
While this event is invite-only, we want to ensure that varied perspectives are at the table. If we have space, we welcome others. Please include your request on the RSVP form (below) and we will be in touch with more information.
What time will the conference begin and end?
The day will begin with breakfast at 8:30 am and the session will start promptly at 9:30 am. We'll go all morning, ending at 12:30 with an open lunch and time for networking.
What should I wear?
The conference will be a working session, so we encourage you to come ready to work! To us, this means a business casual that leans to the more casual side of things.
Where should I go for more information?
We're working through logistics, but if you have immediate questions, please feel free to reach out to email@example.com.