Drs. Frances Stetson and Melinda Barnett, Stetson and Associates, Inc, attended the CASE/NASDSE Conference in Milwaukee on September 25-27, 2016.
The central themes of this conference were a revitalized look at Multitiered Systems of Supports for struggling students, an emphasis on Positive Behavioral Supports and their critical role in MTSS and components for Successful Online Learning for Students with Disabilities. The conference marked the first time the two organizations, CASE and NASDSE, joined together to host a meeting of this importance.
Featured Conference Speakers, Dr. John B. King, Jr., Secretary of Education
John B. King, Jr. is the secretary of education, a position he assumed upon Senate confirmation on March 14, 2016. In tapping him to lead the U.S. Department of Education, President Obama called Dr. King “an exceptionally talented educator,” citing his commitment to “preparing every child for success” and his lifelong dedication to education as a teacher, principal, and leader of schools and school systems. As secretary, Dr. King brings a continued commitment to advancing excellence and equity for every student, supporting educators and elevating the teaching profession, and improving college affordability and completion rates.