Conference Location

Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA, 92270

Lodging

Conference Schedule

  • Welcome Reception
    11/15/17 (Wednesday @ 6:00 PM)
  • Best Practices Conference (breakfast and lunch included)
    11/16/17 (Thursday @ 7:30 AM – 5: 45 PM)
  • Compliance (breakfast included)
    11/17/17 (Friday @ 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

Presenters

  • Val Callet: “Interaction for ELs in IS: Reviving a Classic”
  • Audra Catlet: “40 Ways to Creatively Use Note­Taking”
  • Matt Chamberlain & Team: “Got WASC? Venture School’s Top 40 Helpful Hints”
  • Christy Cleugh (FLVS Vendor Presentation): “Blending Digital Curriculum into Independent Study Programs”
  • Kim Clark & Christine Ridley (Positive Prevention Plus Vendor Presentation): “Sex-Ed in the Non-School Setting: Content & Resources”
  • Comstock & James
    • “Serving Students w/ Disabilities”
    • “Responding to Threats of Suicide or Self-Harm”
  • Jon Corippo: “The End of Average: Implications for Contemporary Education”
  • Joe Eberstein: “Marijuana Prevention Initiative”
  • Yvonne Evans: “Youth Mental Health First Aid”
  • Jill Hannon:
    • “Gamification”
    • “Building a Performance Arts Program”
  • Tom Kostic: “Character­Based Literacy”
  • Kringel & Moorehead: “Paperless Paperwork & Applying Paperless Paperwork”
  • Fred Lamora: “The Secret Sauce: Tips & Tricks to Connect w/ Kids”
  • Dr. Amy Lansing: “The Effects of Trauma on Learning”
  • Sarah McFarland: “Great Virtual Meetings are only a CLICK Away!”
  • John Merris­Coots: “Using CalCRN to Connect Current Schooling w/Future Goals”
  • Daniel O’Brien: “Opt out Traditional; Opt in IS”
  • Adam Ochwat: “Help IS Students Save $$ & Graduate Earlier from College”
  • Tony Oddo: Re­Imaging, Re­Shaping, & Re­Branding an IS Program
  • Dr. Todd Reed: “Mentoring Student Success”
  • Omar Shepherd:
    • “Using STEM Tools to Teach, Revisit, and Reinforce Math & Science Content”
    • “From STEM to STEAM”
  • Barrett Snider: “Legislative Updates”
  • CCIS Executive Directors: “Q & A with the Experts”

Conference Pricing

Early Registration

$410
Conference and Compliance
($160 combined savings)
$285
Conference only
$285
Compliance only

Late Registration

$470
Conference and Compliance
($100 combined savings)
$285
Conference only
$285
Compliance only

Late Registration after 10/01/2017

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