2013 Keynote Presenters
Monday Keynote Presenter
Nancy Mather, Ph.D., Professor of Special Education, Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies, University of Arizona. She has served as a learning disabilities teacher, a diagnostician, a university professor, and an educational consultant. She has published numerous articles and books and conducts workshops on assessment and instruction both nationally and internationally. Dr. Mather is a co-author of the Woodcock-Johnson III and has co-authored two books on interpretation and application of the WJ III. Her most recent books are Comprehensive Evaluations (Wiley, 2011) and Essentials of Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention (Wiley, 2012).
There’s an Elephant in the Room: In Monday’s Keynote Presentation, Dr. Mather will address some obvious truths in the field of learning disabilities that are being ignored or not addressed. Several issues will be reviewed including identification procedures and teacher training.
Tuesday Keynote Presenter
William G. Brozo, Ph.D., Professor of Literacy, Graduate School of Education, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. His research and scholarship interests include adolescent and content literacy, secondary literacy reform, struggling learners and closing the literacy achievement gap for boys. Dr. Brozo is the author of The Adolescent Literacy Inventory (Pearson, 2010), RTI and the Adolescent Reader: Responsive Literacy Instruction in Secondary Schools (Teachers College Press, 2011) and numerous other books and articles on literacy development for children and young adults.
Closing the Achievement Gap for Boys by Building Bridges to Literacy: During Tuesday’s Keynote Presentation, Dr. Brozo draws on insights gained from years of researching into the kinds of texts boys will read and why, when given the prerogative and support. He will demonstrate several strategies and describes successful practices that honor boys’ interests and needs, help them find an entry point to lifelong reading, and improve their achievement.
The 40th Annual Conference: Preparing Students for Success & the Common Core State Standards is a credit bearing event for those seeking CEUs from ASHA. The conference program is offered for for a maximum of 14 contact hours for CEU credit. Please see the conference registration form or online registration optional purchases for ASHA CEU participation fee. ASHA Session Evaluation Forms are available at the conference registration desk in Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor on March 18th & 19, 2013.
ASHA 2013 Presenter Disclosure document of speaker’s financial and non-financial interests.
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