Continuing Education

Endless Possibilities 2021: Successful Transitions | Virtual Conference

Conference for educators, parents, and others to gain information related to special education, family supports and mental health. Sponsored by WI FACETS - Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training & Support, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, UW-Whitewater and Southern Regional Center - CYSHCN.

Friday, August 6, 2021 | 8:00 - 3:00 CST

Limited to 400 registrants.


Register Online

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Registrations accepted online until  8/4/21. 

We do NOT accept day of registrations. 


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Your online registration and payment are always safe and secure.  We accept MasterCard and Visa credit card payments in our online registration system.  We will NOT accept credit card payments over the phone.  We will accept checks made out to "UW-Whitewater" and mailed to UW-Whitewater Camps and Conferences, 800 West Main Street, Room 2005 Roseman Hall, Whitewater WI 53190.


Confirmation Emails

Once you register, a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact cesevents@uww.edu if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically, email accounts used from centurytel.net and wi.rr.com are blocked from receiving notifications from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.

Cost Information

Fees

  • Conference Registration: $20
  • CEU: Additional $20 fee (optional)

Fee covers instruction.   The CEU fee includes Continuing Education Units.  

Course Credit:  Current UW-Whitewater Graduate students seeking graduate credit please contact Shannon Stuart before registering at stuarts@uww.edu.  Non UW-Whitewater students seeking graduate credit please contact School of Graduate Studies before registering at gradschl@uww.edu

Parent Scholarships:  Parent scholarships are available to cover conference registration.  Contact Lori Karcher with questions lkarcher@wifacets.org or 414-374-4645.

No refunds are available for this event unless a participant who need to cancel because of COVID illness.  A full refund will be given due to COVID illness.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to cesevents@uww.edu.

We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in such as case, all fees paid will be refunded.

Additional Information

Check In

Registrants will receive a website link in the email confirmation, after registering for this event.  This website gives access to registrants to pick the sessions they wish to attend.   Contact cesevents@uww.edu if you do not receive a confirmation. 

Questions asked:

  • Name, address, email
  • Participant Type
  • Parents - What is the age of your child (optional)
  • Parents - What is the disability of your child (optional)
  • Company
  • School district with which you are connected (work or home district)
  • Race/Ethnicity (optional)
  • I understand the refund policy
  • How did you hear about this event
  • I have met all the minimal technology requirements to participate in this event
  • I understand CES is not responsible for troubleshooting technology software; other than the registration system software

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • A reliable internet connection 
  • If you have an external microphone or webcam, plan to use them, but these are not required.

    Web Ex will be the hosting platform for this event.  Sessions may be recorded.  Meeting links for joining your select sessions will be available a week prior to the event.  We will email you and provide the link to access sessions.   We will be tracking registrants attendance and providing to WI FACETS. Tracking will include a list of those that attended a session and how long they were in attendance.

    Questions or need help before or on the day of the event? Please call 262-472-3165 or email cesevents@uww.edu.

    We receive many questions from registrants. Click here to review our frequently asked questions about registering and attending an event.

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

    If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

    By registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.  Any media shared with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on social media or use of its hashtags grants the University use to media for any purpose.

    Insurance

    Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

    Event Schedule

    8:00 am Open Session for Tech Trouble Shooting
    8:20 am Welcome
    8:30 am Keynote Address
    10:00 am Break
    10:15 am Breakout Sessions 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D
    11:30 am Lunch Break/ Possible Q&A
    12:15 pm Breakout Sessions 2A, 2B and 2C 
    1:30 pm Break
    1:45 pm Breakout Sessions 3A, 3B, 3C and 3D
    3:00 pm Conference Concluded

    Presenters

    Dan Habib

    Film Creator, University of New Hampshire
    Keynote

    Dan Habib is a Documentary Filmmaker, Parent Advocate, and Director of the Inclusive Communities Project at the Westchester Institute for Human Development.

    Habib's films have been nominated for Emmy awards, translated into 17 languages, and used worldwide to support inclusive education and disability rights. In 2012, Habib received the Champion of Human and Civil Rights Award from the National Education Association, and in 2013 he received the Justice for All Grassroots Award from the American Association of People with Disabilities.

    Habib delivered a widely viewed TEDx talk titled “Disabling Segregation” on the benefits of inclusion to students with and without disabilities. From 2014-2017, Habib served on President Barack Obama’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities—a committee that promotes policies and initiatives that support independence and lifelong inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Habib and his wife, Betsy, live in Concord, NH, with their sons, Isaiah, 24, and Samuel, 21.


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