Wabash Valley Education Center

~WVEC Special Education Conference (Recording!)

Are you a Special Education Director or Teacher? Join us for our first annual conference! We look forward to a resource packed day filled with strategies to help all students succeed. This will be a recorded conference that will be sent to you at 7:30 AM on October 6th to view at your convenience!


Special Education Conference Sessions:

  • Kevin Dill
    • Moving Students Forward When Meeting Resistance
  • Dr. Jenna Rufo
    • Reimagining Special Education:  Using Inclusion as a Framework to Support All Learners
  • Rose Mason
    • Writing Clear and Concise IEP Goals
    • Behaviors in the Gen Ed Classroom
  • Naomi Church
    • Top Tips for Servicing Students with Disabilities in Mathematics


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Dr. Jenna Rufo
Prior to entering administration as an Assistant Superintendent and Director of Special Education, Dr. Rufo served as a special education teacher, inclusion facilitator, and policy specialist for the Massachusetts Bureau of Special Education.  Her professional experiences, coupled with graduate work completed at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and training from the Carnegie Foundation in improvement science, have provided her with an understanding of both theory and practical implementation. 

Kevin Dill - During his tenure in education, he has served as a special education teacher, public school Principal, and Director of Special Education.  An internationally renowned educator and popular speaker, he offers practical instructional strategies to help all students learn.  Kevin is known across the country for his innovative and researched based strategies designed to eliminate chronic disruptive behavior and improve student performance in the classroom.  He is a specialist in the area of student behavior with over 20 years of teaching experience.  Kevin has authored several education resources including the Most Powerful Solutions to Eliminating Chronic Disruptive Behavior in Your Classroom.

Kevin has trained thousands of teachers, administrators, support staff, and parents. He serves as the primary Educational Consultant for multiple school districts and corporations. With tons of humorous real-life stories and current research, he will share the most powerful and practical strategies that master level teachers use to reach and teach chronically disruptive students. 

Naomi Church
Naomi Church is a speaker, author, experienced educator, and credentialed coach. She served in public school districts for almost 20 years as a Professional Development Specialist, Math intervention specialist, RtI Coordinator, Instructional Coach, and teacher leader. Naomi is passionate about professional learning and building capacity in teachers and families to increase student success.

Dr. Rose Mason
Dr. Rose Mason is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst whose research focuses on increasing access to effective interventions for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities by addressing both intervention development and implementation.  She is currently an Assistant Professor at Purdue University. Rose loves to support schools by providing relevant resources and suggestions as they meet the needs of all learners.


Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022
Time: Recording will be sent to you at 7:30 AM ET

Location: Recording


Cost: $150/Service Center Member or $300/District not belonging to a Service Center*

This is a WVEC Title IV Consortium eligible conference!

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana Educational Service Center (ESC). Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee.

**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.


Registration open through 10/14/2022 12:00 PM EST



About Us

Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906