CA Dept. of Education Symposium May 3, 2016

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California Common Core State Standards Symposia

May 3, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sixth in a Series of California Standards Symposia

California Department of Health Sciences Auditorium
1500 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.


9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Dr. Thomas Adams, Deputy Superintendent, Instruction and Learning Support Branch, California Department of Education (CDE) and Chris Drouin, Interim Director of Special Education, CDE

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Aligning State Initiatives
Glen Price, Co-Chief Deputy, CDE
Dr. Kristen Brown, Project READ Director/Liaison to the Advisory Commission on Special Education/Education Research & Evaluation Consultant, Special Education Division, CDE

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

History of English Learners in the Classroom
Dr. Kenji Hakuta, Professor Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

10:45 – 11:00 p.m.


11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

How to Avoid Misclassification of English Learners with Disabilities
Dr. Jamal Abedi, Professor Graduate School of Education, University of California, Davis

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

A Comprehensive Evaluation Process for English Learners with Disabilities
Timothy Tipton, Senior Speech-Language Pathologist San Diego Unified School District, Special Education Department
Angela Gaviria, Project Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District, Special Education Department

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Model Individualized Education Program Support Panel
Patricia Arteaga, Bilingual School Psychologist, SDUSD
Joseph Frescatore, Principal in Residence, San Diego County Office of Education
Angela Gaviria, Bilingual Education Specialist, SDUSD
Alma Ponder, Area English Language Support Teacher, SDUSD
Timothy Tipton - Senior Speech-Language Pathologist, SDUSD

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.


3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Preparing Teachers to Support English Learners with Disabilities
William Hatrick, Consultant in Teacher Preparation, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Paula Jacobs, Consultant in Teacher Preparation, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

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