Classroom Practices for Today’s Educators

Classroom Practices for Today’s Educators
Professional Development Conference
Presented by CEC 246 Montgomery Co, MD & TU@USG CEC Student Chapters


When: Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Sign in begins at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, MD


As your local CEC chapter board representatives, we are pleased to invite current and future special and general educators and related service providers to our professional development workshop, "Classroom Practices for Today's Educators,"   


The conference is being offered at no cost to attendees - members of CEC as well as interested colleagues supporting students and staff working with students with exceptionalities are encouraged to attend and participate!   The morning will include a key speaker, breakout sessions, and poster presentations, with light refreshments and the chance for door prizes for attendees. 


Our keynote presenter, Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD, a nationally known clinical psychologist and author, will speak about "Building Resilience for Children Experiencing Stress."    Dr. Alvord's practice focuses on building resilience in children and teens with depression, anxiety disorders, ADHD and other emotional and behavioral regulation problems.  She is co-author of Resilience-Builder Program: Enhancing Social Competence and Self-Regulation;  audio recording, Relaxation and Self-Regulation Techniques for Children and Teens and Relaxation; and her book, Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens.   

Breakout session presenters and topics include:  Marjorie Cohen - Flexible Seating and UDL strategies; Jenna Landy- Supporting Twice Exceptional Learners;  Caitlyn Curtis- Autism Strategies for teachers;  Tonya Williams-Walker and Kathleen Van De Poll- Practical Strategies to Promote Social Emotional Skills


Poster presentations will offer a wealth of successful strategies and projects from a variety of real-world classroom settings.


Please register online at Eventbrite for this free event by February 28, 2018.  It’s quick and easy to do.


To apply to present a poster at the conference, contact  by Feb.  5, 2018

  • Your position and school or work location:
  • Your email address
  • Poster title
  • Poster topic
  • Grade level, subject, special or general education program or IEP related service
  • Description of the project represented by the poster in 50 words or less.