The National Future of Education Technology Conference®, taking place Jan. 14-17, 2020, in Miami, has released its call for proposals on inclusive practices and special education.
The deadline to submit your session idea to present at FETC® 2020 is April 30.
FETC® is the premier national conference on integrating education technology within preK-12 schools. It offers expert- and peer-led sessions in topics and technologies that reach across curricula, grade levels, and areas of school management. The most dynamic and creative minds in the learning landscape — administrators, district-level leaders, and state and national policy leaders and educators — gather at FETC® to take part in this four-day exchange of ideas and techniques for the continuing pursuit of excellence.
FETC®’s Future of Ed Tech Inclusion & Special Education session track consists of 40- and 60-minute concurrent sessions and two-hour deep-dive workshops. It attracts visionaries in the field, including state and local special education directors, superintendents and assistant superintendents, guidance counselors, educators, consultants, technologists, and assistive technology integration specialists. This track explores the latest in assistive and instructional technology in inclusive practices and special education, with an emphasis on best practices for serving K-12 students with disabilities.
Sessions will offer high-level professional learning opportunities in the following key areas:
- Accessibility and assistive technology.
- Apps and extensions to support students across multiple platforms.
- Technology and strategies for working with students with autism.
- Social-emotional learning tools.
- Behavioral supports.
- Data collection and visualization.
- Inclusive practices.
- Technology to support students in multitiered systems of supports.
- Digital tools to support students with learning disabilities including dyslexia.
- Executive functioning supports.
- Universal design for learning.
- Co-teaching supports and tools.
- Emerging technologies including augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, virtual assistants, and robotics.
- Inclusive STEM and coding.
- Multimodal learning tools.
Become part of a vibrant partnership that has made FETC® a “must-attend” education technology event for more than 40 years. By sharing your successful practices that transform learning for all students, you can help inspire and encourage other special educators, administrators, educators, information technologists, and executives to creatively deploy technologies and expand the possibilities of learning through educational technology.
Submit your proposals here. The deadline is April 30.