The Education Department at Antioch University New England will be introducing their newest masters concentration with a one-day conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. "Can We Do Better? Alternative Approaches to Special Education" is the theme of the all-day conference, which highlights Holistic Special Education, a new masters program that will offer dual state certification in Elementary and Special Education. The day will feature Kim John Payne as the keynote as well as workshops and a panel discussion conducted by leaders and practitioners in the field who have experience with inclusive models.
Topics will include:
- the changing landscape of special education
- what we know–mining our cognitive capital
- benefits and challenges of collaborative models
- transformative teaching and leading–from ablesim to inclusion
- creating holistic and healthy classrooms–holding space for diversity
The Holistic Special Education concentration is part of the Integrated Learning masters program and will begin in the Fall of 2013. Contact Laura Andrews to learn more about this degree program.