AT Connections Meeting


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Workshop Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Location: Virtual Training - Detailed information will be sent to participants on how to log in remotely.


Workshop Description:

Networking of Eisenhower Cooperative's member districts' AT Liaisons. Throughout the 4 networking meetings, we will discuss Infinitec updates, the new AT manual, Cooperative AT Device Inventory, Cooperative AT Request Procedures, documenting AT in the IEP Eisenhower Cooperative's universal supports (Co: Writer, Snap&Read, and Clicker), AT related APP's and software sharing, and general AT troubleshooting.

Presenter: Karyn Bossenga

Karyn Bossenga is the Assistive Technology Specialist for the Eisenhower Cooperative. She's spent 20 years teaching special education to for students with mild to moderate/severe disabilities before transitioning to Eisenhower Cooperative's AT Specialist role in 2019. She also supports students in the role of ELL Facilitator for the Eisenhower Cooperative. Karyn is a graduate of Mac Murray College in Jacksonville, Illinois with a Bachelor's of Science for Special Education for learning disabilities and social/emotional disorders. She spent the previous eight years working at the Eisenhower’s Cooperative’s Developmental Learning Program as a classroom and technology teacher. In August of 2019, she transitioned into the role of Assistive Technology Specialist. Karyn is a graduate of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois with a Bachelor’s of Science for Special Education for learning disabilities and social/emotional disorders. She graduated from Chicago State University in 2006 with a Master's of Science in Education for Reading. She attended University of Illinois at Chicago and received a certificate for English Language Learners for Special Education in 2009. Karyn most recently graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a Master's of Education for Multiple Disabilities and Assistive Technology in 2019.

Credits: 2.5 PD hours will be offered to teachers

Fee: $25.00 - Payment may be made by cash, check, or money order (payable to the Eisenhower Cooperative).
Mail Payment to: Eisenhower Cooperative, 5318 W. 135th Street, Crestwood, IL 60418, Attn: Paola Lopez

Free of charge to Eisenhower Cooperative and member district employees.
Member districts include:
125, 126, 127, 127.5, 130, 132, 143, 143.5, and 218

Registration Deadline: May 10, 2021