Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a Catapult Learning company, is looking forward to attending the Urban Collaborative Conference 2015 Fall Member Meeting from November 4-7, 2015 at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, MN. The Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative is a national network committed to improving outcomes for students with disabilities.
This semi annual conference’s primary focus is “Reducing Disproportionality & Expanding Inclusive Practices Through Systems Redesign.” The meeting will provide opportunities for Collaborative Members and Associates to learn from one another about practices that reflect modern understandings of how to expand practices and confront the critical issue of disproportionality in special education.
The keynote speaker, Dr. Crystal Laura, is a powerful presenter who focuses her work on teacher education and leadership preparation. Dr. Laura is an associate professor of educational leadership and co-director of the Center for Urban Research and Education at Chicago State University as well as the author of Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School-to-Prison Pipeline.