The Mustard Seed Project

Monday, October 10, 2016

SESSION ONE - 10:15 a.m.

  • Positive Behavioral Supports in Catholic Schools
    Geralyn Lawler, Principal
    St. Norbert School, Northbrook
  • Promoting Inclusion through Primary Prevention Part I: Focus on the Academic Side of the Triangle
    Kimberly Thier, Ph.D.
    School of Education, Loyola University Chicago
  • Why Invest in Inclusion?
    Rebecca Lindsay-Ryan, Senior Director, Academic Programs and External Affairs
    Eliza Bryant, Director, Academic Programs and Student Enrichment
    Big Shoulders Fund
  • Legal and Financial Planning for Special Needs Families
    Ed Scheer, CFP, MBA
    Katie Clancy, JD
    Clancy and Associates
  • Person Centered Planning / MAPS
    Cynthia Swanson, Certified School Social Worker
    All Saints Catholic Academy, Naperville

 SESSION TWO - 1:00 p.m.

  • Witnessing Observable Growth Among our Tier 2 and Tier 3 Students
    Katie Scully, Assistant Principal
    Jeana Caminiti, 1st Grade Teacher and RtI Coordinator
    Kathleen Fox, Middle School Teacher
    St. Ann School, Chicago
  • Promoting Inclusion at the Secondary and Tertiary Levels: Data, Systems and Practices for Moving Up the Triangle
    Kimberly Thier, Ph.D.
    School of Education, Loyola University Chicago

 SESSION THREE - 2:15 p.m.

  • Collaborative Rtl/MTSS Team A Vehicle for Student Success
    Mariagnes Menden, Ed. D., Principal
    Dr. Sandy Kaspryczk, School Psychologist
    Marilyn Baran, Title 1 Teacher
    Claire Kelley, 4th grade teacher
    William Schauer, 8th grade teacher
    Vanessa Vega, Preschool teacher
    Lauren Ward, 3rd grade teacher
    Cristy Calderon, ABA Therapist
    St. Nicholas of Tolentine School, Chicago
  • Implementing Words Their Way to Differentiate Word Study
    Lauren Helland
    Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic School, Joliet
  • Designing Inclusive Lives through Collaboration and Advocacy
    Nancy Brown, Family Engagement Partner
    Bridget Brown, Self-Advocate National Public Speaker
    Butterflies for Change
  • How Does Special Education Take Place Successfully in Catholic Schools?
    Judy Doyle, Director of Inclusive Education
    Katie McConnell, Director of Inclusive Education, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy
    Ronda Quinn, Counselor, Immaculate Conception/St. Joseph
    Katie Moorman, Learning Specialist, Immaculate Conception/St. Joseph
    Archdiocese of Chicago – Office of Catholic Schools