Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The registration period has closed for this event.
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
* Meeting Dates: Tue 9/27; Thu 10/27; Tue 11/29; Wed 12/14; Wed 1/11
Formerly a high school English teacher and a new teacher coach in Palo Alto Unified School District (Palo Alto, CA), Jennifer Abrams is currently a communications consultant and author who works with educators and others on new teacher and employee support, being generationally savvy, effective collaboration skills, having hard conversations and creating identity safe workplaces.
Jennifer’s publications include Having Hard Conversations, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate & Create Community, Hard Conversations Unpacked - the Whos, Whens and What Ifs, and the newest book, Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives.
Jennifer has been invited to keynote, facilitate and coach at schools and conferences worldwide and is honored to have been named one of the “18 Women All K-12 Educators Should Know,” by Education Week’s ‘Finding Common Ground’’ blog. More about Jennifer’s work can be found at her website, www.jenniferabrams.com, and on Twitter @jenniferabrams.
Mary Furbush is the Executive Director at CASE. She has been with CASE for 6 years beginning as an Administrator of Itinerant Services and ESY. As a special education classroom teacher for 20 years, Mary has worked with students from 2nd grade through high school. Her passion is finding ways for students with special needs to be successful in learning. Mary holds BA in Political Science, an MA in Elementary Education and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
1 hour of PD per meeting
Professional Development Hours or CEU credits will be sent electronically within 5 school days. Please be sure to sign in!
CASE is an approved provider for the following IDFRP licenses:
Dates: Tue 9/27; Thu 10/27; Tue 11/29; Wed 12/14; Wed 1/11
The Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE) is a joint agreement between Marquardt School District 15, Queen Bee School District 16, Glen Ellyn School District 41, Lombard Elementary School District 44, Glenbard Township High School District 87, Community Consolidated School District 89 and Community Consolidated School District 93 in DuPage County. CASE provides varied supports so that each member district can offer a complete range of services to students with special needs between the ages of 3 and 22 years.