Professional Development Opportunity

SET Connections Special Education Technology Conference
Special Education and Technology: The Next Step
Saturday, April 16, 2011

Maine South High School
1111 South Dee Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068
8:00 – 12:30 (Lunch optional til 1:30 pm)
Registration, Breakfast, Networking (8:00-9:00)
General Program and Breakout Sessions 9:00 – 12:30

Optional: Lunch with the Speakers 12:30 – 1:30
Stay for a box lunch and an informal networking opportunity with the speakers.

3 CPDUs and CEUsAvailable for Attendance
4 CPDUs and CEUsAvailable (with additional lunch session)

$20 – Includes:
Cost of the conference,
SET Connections Membership, Continental Breakfast,
Prizes and Great Learning and Networking Opportunities
Optional lunch with the Speakers (+$10)


  • Google Apps
  • iPad for Special Education
  • QR Codes for Special Education
  • Twitter – A Quick Dose of Professional Development
  • Quick Tips, Tricks and Utilities for Keeping My Personal Computer Tuned Up
  • Special Education and Technology Staff – Working Together
  • iPad Applications for K-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Instructional Technology for Special Education for K-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • “Hands On” session to learn how to create and publish a story with audio using a free iBook app
  • Technology gadgets demonstration

Dr. Henry Thiele – Director of Technology for Maine Township School District
Patrick Black – Special Education Teacher, Technology Integration Specialist Mount Prospect School Dist 57
Luke Allen – Technology Guru
Mary Ann Apple – High School Software Specialist for New Trier Township High School District 203
Judith Epcke – District Technology Integration Specialist, Northbrook School District 28
Jim Gubbins – Twitter Expert and District Technology Coordinator at Maine Township District 207
Helen Lazzaro – Technology Facilitator Sandburg Middle School Elmhurst SD 205

Anyone with an interest in Special Education and Technology
Administrators Special Education Teachers, Regular Education
Teachers, RTI Coordinators, Team Members
Speech/Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists
Psychologists and Social Workers
Technology Administrators, Technology Staff

Conference Chair: Diane Pfister
Contact: Alice Schmitz