UNH Manchester Conference on Keeping Challenging Students In-district
April 25, 2007
A one-day conference sponsored by Professional Development and Training
will focus on the legal, psychological, and academic issues and support
systems for students with challenging needs to stay in-district.
The conference, "Keeping Challenging Students In-District," will
be held on Friday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 400 Commercial Street
in downtown Manchester (UNH-Manchester building).
The conference is geared to teachers, special education professionals,
school administrators, guidance counselors, family and youth counselors,
and related professionals. Approved by the National Association of Social
Workers, participants will be awarded .5 CEUs.
Several concurrent sessions will be offered along with a panel discussion
by Special Education Directors.
- The Role of Psychological/Neuropsychological Assessment and Testing
in Special Education Decisions (Speaker: Jerrold Pollak, Ph.D., licensed
- The Psychopharmacology of Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Speaker: Anita
Remig, Ed.D., expert in ADHD and other behaviors that impact learning)
- Legal Issues and In-District Placements (Speaker: John Teague, J.D.,
attorney specializing in special education and school law)
- Assessment and Strategies for Remediation (Speakers: Michaelene Cronin,
J.D., and Maureen Boyle, M.Ed., experts in special education)
- Consultative Model of Program Delivery and Supportive Services (Speaker: Arthur DiRocco, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist who works with children
and adolescents who exhibit behavioral and emotional difficulties)
The $189 fee includes materials, parking, and lunch.
To register or obtain more information, call Professional Development
and Training at 2-4234 or visit the web at www.learn.unh.edu/needs.
To register for the conference by phone, call 2-2015.