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2021 Spring KYCASE Conference

Online Event
Past Event
March 23, 2021 - March 24, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children
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KYCASE presents Co-Teaching that Improves Outcomes for Students with Disabilities and ALL Students:  A Playbook for Administrators with Marilyn Friend  

Live, Virtual session on March 23 and March 24 3:00 – 5:30 pm EST 


  • KYCASE Members: $130
  • Non-Members: $150

*You will have the option to join or renew your membership to CEC/CASE in the registration process.

From the fundamentals to the structures that lead to success, Marilyn Friend will lead us to understand why co-teaching is essential to improved outcomes for not only students with disabilities but ALL students, how to set up co-teaching partnerships for success, when each co-teaching approach should be used, administrative look-for's for effective co-teaching practices, how to build capacity of staff, and how a master schedule can make or break your efforts. Breakout sessions by elementary and secondary level included!

Marilyn Friend, Ph.D.

Marilyn Friend, Ph.D.  Professor Emerita, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro  President, Marilyn Friend, Inc.

Marilyn Friend has spent her career as a general education and special education teacher, researcher, professor, administrator, teacher educator, and staff developer. Dr. Friend is Professor Emerita of Education in the Department of Specialized Education Services at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she served as department chairperson, and she is a Fulbright scholar.  Dr. Friend is Past President of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success and other outcomes of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.  She currently resides in Washington, DC.

Dr. Friend has consulted with school professionals nationally and internationally as they collaborate to (a) educate diverse groups of students, assisting them to create classroom partnerships through co-teaching, (b) form productive and efficient work teams, and (c) foster inclusive practices for students with disabilities.  She is the author or co-author of three widely used college textbooks on special education topics; two book on co-teaching; a variety of co-teaching materials for teachers and administrators; more than 70 articles and chapters about collaboration, inclusion, and co-teaching; and a popular video series on co-teaching, effective instruction, and other inclusive practices.  


Contact Information

For Program Information:
Michelle Oakley

For Registration Information:
Carrie Bearden

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