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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.

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Jennifer Phillips

Keshet
Keshet Director of Recreation and Camp Chi Inclusion Coordinator
Jennifer Phillips is an accomplished special education professional with more then 25 years in the field. She has extensive experience as an administrator, trainer, consultant and direct service provider. Her current position is the Director of Recreation and Programming at Keshet. Jennifer consults with many camps all over the country on including more children with disabilities to experience the magic of camp. She has spoken all over the world spreading the word of Inclusion and its importance in all recreational programs she oversees at Keshet. Jennifer worked 7 years teaching in a special education classroom in the Deerfield Public Schools. She currently is working as the Director of Recreation for Keshet after starting as a camp counselor and working in many jobs in the organization, including working 11 years in Keshet’s high school classroom at Ida Crown Jewish Academy. She has spent the past 10 years as a consultant and now the Inclusion Coordinator to Camp Chi, a Chicago JCC overnight camp.


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