Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Virtual Autism Consortia for school systems in the First District
For 2021-22, FDRESA will host our first ever Autism Consortia. In three virtual events, participants will have the opportunity to learn more about supporting students with ASD in their districts through professional learning provided by GLRS and by connecting and collaborating with other districts and agencies within the region. Topics will include: strategies and resources to support communication, academics, behavior, and sensory needs, and more.
Registration open through 1/18/2022 11:30 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Amanda Major; Shelley Woodward
Amanda Major joined Coastal GLRS as Program Specialist in July 2021. She holds a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University, a master's degree from Armstrong State University, and a specialist's degree from the University of West Georgia. In addition to teacher certification, Amanda is endorsed as a Teacher Support Specialist (TSS) and in Educational Leadership (as of July 2021). Amanda has 14 years of experience working in the field of special education, with experience as an interrelated special education teacher, an autism teacher, and an autism interventionist supporting teachers of students with ASD across settings. Amanda was recognized by GLRS as Special Education Teacher of the Year for Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools in 2012. She has presented at several state and local conferences and provided countless district-level trainings on best practices in special education.
Shelley Woodward is the program specialist for Southeast GLRS. Ms. Woodward holds a BA in Art, post-baccalaureate certification in Special Education, and an M.Ed. in Reading Education from Georgia Southern University. She has worked in the field of education for more than 15 years as a classroom teacher, instructor of special education, and program specialist. She founded EAGLE Academy, an inclusive post-secondary program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities during her tenure as an instructor at Georgia Southern. Ms. Woodward has been with First District RESA since 2018.
Online Meeting information will be emailed to registered participants.