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2019 TASH Conference
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Each year, the TASH Conference brings together our constituents to share resources and success stories, learn about field-driven best practices, and network within a community engaged in shared values. The Conference is attended by passionate leaders, experts, and advocates from every corner of the disability community. Conference attendees are influential in their fields and communities, and play an important role in the provision of services and supports for the millions of individuals and organizations around the world; and include professors and researchers from leading institutions; those involved in local, state, and federal governments and public policy; special and general educators, and school administrators; self-advocates, adult service providers; students, family members, and many others.  This year’s conference theme, Building Diverse and Inclusive Communities, reminds us that equity, opportunity, and inclusion relies on the input of broad perspectives and experiences.

Thursday, December 5 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
TASH Doctoral Students and Early Career Faculty Workshop Seating Available

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Limited Capacity seats available

This Thursday session is meant for you! Come learn about important topics for doctoral students and early career faculty! During this session, nationally-recognized faculty will share their strategies for beginning a successful career as a faculty member in special education. Topics addressed during this session include strategies for succeeding in academia, writing manuscript reviews, establishing a research agenda, obtaining grants and external funding, interviewing for faculty positions, and publishing in RPSD and other journals. This year, we also have a panel session focused on advice for doctoral students.

8:00 - 8:50 am
Strategies for Success in Academia
Jennifer Kurth, Andrea Ruppar
OR
How to Write a Manuscript Review for RPSD and Other Professional Journals
Martin Agran, Susan Copeland
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9:00 - 9:50 am
Developing and Sustaining a Research Agenda
Fred Spooner, Martin Agran
OR
Doctoral Student Panel and their TASH Experience
Katie McCabe, Magen Rooney-Kron, Samantha Gross-Toews, Jessica McQueston
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10:00 - 10:50 am
The Art (and Science) of Successful Grant Writing
Stacy Dymond, Erik Carter
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Interviewing for Faculty Positions
Virginia Walker, Amy Toson, April Regester
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11:00 - 11:50 am
Tips for Publishing in RPSD and Other Journals
Stacy Dymond, Donna Lehr, Martin Agran, Fred Spooner, Susan Copeland

Moderators
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Alison Zagona

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
I am an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, and I am the co-Chair of the TASH Early Career Researcher Network. My research is focused on inclusive education and instructional, social, and behavior supports for students with complex support needs. I am also passionate... Read More →

Presenters
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April Regester

Associate Professor, University of Missouri - St. Louis
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Magen Rooney-Kron

Doctoral Student, University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign
Hi! My name is Magen and I am a 3rd year doctoral student at U of I- Urbana Champaign. My research focus is on the employment of people with significant disabilities. I am interested in looking at the use of interagency collaboration and supported employment in supporting students... Read More →
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Virginia Walker

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education and Child Development, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Virginia L. Walker, PhD, BCBA-D, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education and Child Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Walker began her career as a special education teacher of students with extensive support needs in Atlanta... Read More →
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Jennifer Kurth

Associate Professor, University of Kansas
Inclusive Education
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Andrea Ruppar

University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Martin Agran

University of Wyoming
Dr. Martin Agran is a nationally recognized researcher in the area of special education. He is a professor and former department head in the Department of Special Education at the University of Wyoming. Additionally, he served as a professor in the Special Education Departments at... Read More →
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Susan Copeland

Professor, University of New Mexico
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Fred Spooner

Professor, UNC Charlotte
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Katie McCabe

University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Stacy Dymond

Professor, University of Illinois
Stacy Dymond is professor of special education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on curriculum issues related to educating secondary and transition-age students with severe intellectual disabilities in inclusive school and community settings... Read More →
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Erik Carter

Professor, Vanderbilt University
Erik Carter is Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. His research and teaching focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting inclusion, belonging, and valued roles in school, work, community, and congregational settings for children and... Read More →


Thursday December 5, 2019 8:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room: Coyote 5594 West Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85226

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