Program

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Day 1
15 Jun 2017

Registration

Check-in at the registration desk to receive your name badge, program and goody bag.

SEAS Training – Morning Session

SEAS Training will be broken up into two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Click to view the outline of topics.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break

SEAS Training – Afternoon Session

SEAS Training will be broken up into two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Click to view the outline of topics.

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Day 1
16 Jun 2017

Registration

Check-in at the registration desk.

Opening Session

William Stephens

Adapt, Overcome, and Make it Happen

Jody will take you on a hilarious and inspirational journey from a poor, stuttering kid in Alabama to the battle fields of Iraq to center stages around the world. Life isn’t always easy, personally or professionally speaking, but no matter what life throws at us, when we believe in what we do and who we are, we all have the...
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Jody Fuller

GLOWING Up: Transition from Kindergarten to Graduation – Part 1

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This session will include IEP Guidance and resources needed to prepare students, through their Academic and Functional educational experience, for Post Secondary success.
Candice Kelly

Why Kids Do What They Do … And What We Can Do About It

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session An overview of of how a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and the Child Find process work together to ensure ALL children receive appropriate interventions and identify those who may need special education and related services.
Bobby Richardson

Writing Meaningful, Relevant Annual Goals

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session When children struggle to read, we cannot rely on just one person in the child’s environment to solve the problem. Teachers, administrators, related service providers, and parents must all work together to help the child become successful. This session will demonstrate how we can come together to meet the child’s academic needs.
Teresa Laney

IEPs That Lead to Improved Student Outcomes

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session The presenter will share information regarding IEP development and implementation based on student data.
Wendy Rogers

SEAS CLASS: Take The Guesswork Out Of Creating Your IEPs

SEAS presents a tool to help teachers develop comprehensive, legally defensible IEP’s using nationally based assessments and the Sequence of Learner Objectives. CLASS provides unprecedented drill down into student gap analysis to drive thorough objectives for IEPs. CLASS brings new levels of transparency to the IEP creation process, ensuring that your district is prepared for agency monitoring and even providing...
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Darren Johnson

Autism in the Classroom

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This presentation will cover an overview of Autism, best practices for working with students with Autism and practical tools and strategies for supporting students with Autism in the classroom.  
Sharon Coon
11:00 am - 11:15 am

Morning Break

Dyslexia Updates: Classroom Strategies and Accommodations

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This session will address how to support dyslexic students in the classroom. Teachers who attend this training will learn how to provide strategies, interventions, and accommodations. The teachers will leave this training with hands-on materials they can take back to their classrooms and begin using right away.
Laurie Weathersby

Behavior Plus

Participants will receive an overview of the Behavior Plus student plan management platform which includes automated behavior support tools designed to assist school personnel in addressing the tiered behavioral needs of referred students. Specifically, the platform is designed to efficiently and effectively develop Tier 2 Behavior Plans, complete Functional Behavioral Assessments and develop Tier 3 Behavior Intervention Plans. In addition,...
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Dale Bailey

Assisstive Technology: Free Apps, Tools and Websites for your Classroom

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This session will provide an overview of students with Autism and the challenges they face. It will also provide participants with strategies for facing those challenges and promoting success in the General Education and Special Education Classroom.
Melissa Banks

Morphology in the Middle Grades

Participants will explore, and become familiar with, aspects of word structure and word study as a means of teaching vocabulary in regard to improving listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.  
Jayda Brantley

GLOWING Up: Transition from Kindergarten to Graduation – Part 2

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This session will include IEP Guidance and resources needed to prepare students, through their Academic and Functional educational experience, for Post Secondary success.
Candice Kelly

SEAS Achieve In A Nutshell

This session will include a walk-through of the Achieve education pan management program. Achieve supports all student education plans including IEP, RTI, Section 504, ELL, & Gifted. Teachers and staff can quickly see students’ progress and needs in their programs, including any due or past due dates, all in one unified program. Achieve provides seamless integration between education plan types,...
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William Stephens
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

What’s the Function Junction: The FBA to BIP Process

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This workshop outlines a three-tiered prevention model for administering positive behavioral interventions and supports to students who present impeding behaviors.
Julie Kelley Lowery, Ph.D.

IEPs That Lead to Improved Student Outcomes

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session The presenter will share information regarding IEP development and implementation based on student data.
Wendy Rogers

Writing Meaningful, Relevant Annual Goals

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session When children struggle to read, we cannot rely on just one person in the child’s environment to solve the problem. Teachers, administrators, related service providers, and parents must all work together to help the child become successful. This session will demonstrate how we can come together to meet the child’s academic needs.
Teresa Laney

Why Kids Do What They Do … And What We Can Do About It

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session An overview of of how a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and the Child Find process work together to ensure ALL children receive appropriate interventions and identify those who may need special education and related services.
Bobby Richardson

SEAS CLASS: Take The Guesswork Out Of Creating Your IEPs

SEAS presents a tool to help teachers develop comprehensive, legally defensible IEP’s using nationally based assessments and the Sequence of Learner Objectives. CLASS provides unprecedented drill down into student gap analysis to drive thorough objectives for IEPs. CLASS brings new levels of transparency to the IEP creation process, ensuring that your district is prepared for agency monitoring and even providing...
Read More
Darren Johnson

Autism in the Classroom

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This presentation will cover an overview of Autism, best practices for working with students with Autism and practical tools and strategies for supporting students with Autism in the classroom.  
Sharon Coon
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Afternoon Break

Morphology in the Middle Grades

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session Participants will explore, and become familiar with, aspects of word structure and word study as a means of teaching vocabulary in regard to improving listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.  
Jayda Brantley

What’s the Function Junction: The FBA to BIP Process

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This workshop outlines a three-tiered prevention model for administering positive behavioral interventions and supports to students who present impeding behaviors.
Julie Kelley Lowery, Ph.D.

Assisstive Technology: Free Apps, Tools and Websites for your Classroom

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This session will provide an overview of students with Autism and the challenges they face. It will also provide participants with strategies for facing those challenges and promoting success in the General Education and Special Education Classroom.
Melissa Banks

Dyslexia Updates: Classroom Strategies and Accommodations

Official Mississippi Department of Education Session This session will address how to support dyslexic students in the classroom. Teachers who attend this training will learn how to provide strategies, interventions, and accommodations. The teachers will leave this training with hands-on materials they can take back to their classrooms and begin using right away.
Laurie Weathersby

Behavior Plus

Participants will receive an overview of the Behavior Plus student plan management platform which includes automated behavior support tools designed to assist school personnel in addressing the tiered behavioral needs of referred students. Specifically, the platform is designed to efficiently and effectively develop Tier 2 Behavior Plans, complete Functional Behavioral Assessments and develop Tier 3 Behavior Intervention Plans. In addition,...
Read More
Dale Bailey

SEAS Achieve In A Nutshell

This session will include a walk-through of the Achieve education pan management program. Achieve supports all student education plans including IEP, RTI, Section 504, ELL, & Gifted. Teachers and staff can quickly see students’ progress and needs in their programs, including any due or past due dates, all in one unified program. Achieve provides seamless integration between education plan types,...
Read More
William Stephens