Special Education Evaluation Institute
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    June 13-14, 2018
    South Padre Island Convention Center
    7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597 

    Workshop #78853


    Keynote Speakers

    June 13, 2018- Opening Keynote

    Dr. Sam Goldstein
    Executive Functioning and SLD Identification

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    Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. is a Board Certified pediatric neuropsychologist with areas of specialization in forensics, school psychology, child development and neuropsychology.

    Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine, with expertise in school psychology, child development, and neuropsychology. He is Board certified Pediatric neuropsychologist, licensed as a psychologist and certified as a developmental disabilities evaluator in the State of Utah. He has also been nationally certified as a school psychologist by the National Association of School Psychologists. Dr. Goldstein is listed in the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Attention Disorders and a former Contributing Editor to Attention Magazine. Dr. Goldstein has authored, co-edited, or co-authored 51 books, including 24 textbooks. He has also authored approximately 70 book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific research studies, and a number of psychological tests.


     June 14, 2018- Closing Keynote

     Cynthia Buechler


    Legal Updates for Assessment Personnel

    CYNTHIA S. BUECHLER, JD, is a partner in the law firm of Buechler & Associates, P.C.  Ms. Buechler served as a Hearings Examiner and Assistant General Counsel for the Texas Education Agency until 1987 and has since practiced school law exclusively.  Ms. Buechler is a frequent speaker at in-service programs and law seminars nationwide and is director of the National Educators Law Institute.


    Featured Speakers
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    Erika West, M.Ed. CALT
    Margie Barrera, Special Education Specialist for the Child-Centered Process at the Texas Education Agency 
    Deanna Clemmens, Special Education Program Specialist for Child Find and Evaluation at the Texas Education Agency 

    Topics (subject to change)

    • SLD, ADHD and Comorbid Disorders
    • SLD and Dyslexia
    • Legal Framework
    • Understanding, Evaluating and Treating ASD
    • Assistive Technology and Reading
    • RtI for Behavior
    • Transition Assessments
    • Recommendations for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    • Assessing Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
    • Writing Recommendations for Student who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
    • Documenting Accommodations Effectively

    Fee $75.00 includes:

    ·Continental breakfast, coffee break snacks, and door prizes


    Register at www.esc1.net/professionaldevelopment 
    A two-day Special Education Evaluation Institute focused on current evaluation components relevant to Educational Diagnosticians and Licensed Specialists in School Psychology.

    Participate in break-out sessions specifically designed to address assessment issues for struggling learners. 

    Last modified  October 2, 2017