Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 8:30 AM EDT
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Montclair State University 
1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043

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Fred Buglione 
New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education, Inc. (NJCIE) 

Daily Agenda: 


8:00am     |   Registration & Light Breakfast

8:30am     |   Welcome from NJCIE, Keynote

 9:15am    |   Plenary Session

10:45am   |   Breakout Workshops

12:15pm   |   Lunch / Exhibitor Exposition

1:15pm     |   Breakout Workshops

2:45pm     |   Breakout Workshops


NJCIE's 15th Annual Summer Inclusion Conference 

The ORIGINAL comprehensive New Jersey conference focused solely on inclusive education shares with attendees: the benefits, process, standards and goals to support student growth and the meaningful education of ALL children; applicable training and information based on practical experiences in how to make multi-ability classrooms work for ALL!

**Reduced rate options for:  1.) Parents of child(ren) with disabilities; 2.) Self Advocates; 3.) Currently enrolled College and Graduate students


Featuring Nationally Acclaimed Speaker Marilyn Friend, PhD.

Marilyn FriendDr. Friend is a uniquely qualified instructor who has spent her career as a general education teacher, special education teacher and staff developer preparing educators to work in inclusive schools. She is Professor Emeritus of Education in the Department of Specialized Education Services at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is Past President of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

She has consulted with school professionals nationally and internationally (more than 3000 presentations and projects in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia) as they collaborate to educate their students, assisting them to form productive and efficient work teams, to learn the best ways to manage awkward or adversarial conversations, and to communicate effectively with parents.

 Her particular areas of interest include skills for collaboration, co-teaching, inclusive school practices, team building, shared problem solving, interpersonal communication, conflict and controversy, and home-school communication. She is the author or co-author of three widely used college textbooks on special education: a variety of co- teaching materials for teachers and administrators; more than 50 articles about collaboration, inclusive practices, and co-teaching; and a highly popular video series on co-teaching and other inclusive practices.

  • Systems Change
  • School Climate
  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Multi-tiered Systems of Support
  • Collaborative Teaching, Co-Teaching
  • Supporting Students with More Significant Needs
  • Math and Literacy Strategies
  • Transition Beyond High School
  • Class Behavior Management
  • Differentiation and Diversity
  • Technology for All Abilities
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Social and Behavioral Skills
  • Response to Intervention
  • Meeting Mental Health Needs
  • Empowering Self-Advocacy
  • Developing and Designing IEPs

...and more!

Directions and Lodging:  Please CLICK HERE for information on local hotels and driving directions.

Paying with a PO?  You may use our ONLINE REGISTRATION or CLICK HERE  for a Paper Registration that is applicable for all Educational Professionals.

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Additional Information Coming Soon:

  • Full Conference Brochure