2019-20 Programs

Attend our FREE informative programs on topics related to special, gifted, & general education.

Open to the public & all are welcome!

7:00 pm until 8:45 pm

Williamsville Central School District (WCSD)
Conference Rooms,105 Casey Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051

Thursday, February 27, 2020 
Improving Social Interactions in Students
Join us to learn:
• common social skill needs across students
• simple tools to help students feel more socially comfortable
• how to reinforce skills within & outside of the academic setting
Grace Sokolowski, Speech-Language Pathologist.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Introduction to Restorative Practices at Home & in School
Linda Ruest, WCSD Instructional Specialist.

Thursday April 23, 2020
Redefining Consequence: Consideration & Strategies for Reducing Challenging Behaviors
David L. Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, The Summit Center.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 
Igniting Creativity in our Students
Cyndi Burnett, Ed.D., International Center for Studies in Creativity.

Previous 2019-20 events:

Thursday, October 24, 2019  (Two Concurrent Events)
Special Education Panel/Roundtable (Rooms C & D)
Special Education Expert Panel (including WCSD Special Ed Coordinators)
followed by Roundtable Dialogues.
Submit questions you would like to see discussed here:
https://tinyurl.com/letschatSEPTSA
Special Education Experts & WSEPTSA Members.

Gifted Programming Panel/Roundtable (Rooms A & B)
Gifted Programming (GP) Expert Panel (featuring WCSD GP Specialists)
followed by Roundtable Dialogues.
Submit questions you would like to see discussed here:
https://tinyurl.com/letschatSEPTSA
WCSD Gifted Programming Specialists & WSEPTSA Members.

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Supporting Student Wellness & Mental Health Panel
Moderated Q&A from questions submitted here: bit.ly/1-23-Panel
Panel discussion topics will include:
-wellness initiatives in WCSD
-school mental health supports & staff
-NYS mental health education legislation
-community-based initiatives & supports
Panelists from WCSD and Mental Health Advocates of WNY.