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    June 13 - 14, 2023

    Region One ESC Conference Center

    Workshop#: 228497

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    Recharge... Renew... and Refocus!

    FEE: $150.00

    Keynote Speakers

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    Tuesday, June 13, 2023

    Chris & Nik Nikic

    Father and son, Nik and Chris Nikic, have inspired people around the world with their "1% Better" challenge.  Chris Nikic is a 21-year-old with Down Syndrome and other associated disabilities. He is a triathlon competitor, author, and motivational speaker. In November of 2020, Chris became the first person with Down Syndrome to complete an IRONMAN® competition. Along with his father, Chris has published 2 books: 1% Better:  Reaching My Full Potential and How You Can Too and 1% Better: The Chris Nikic Story, an illustrated children's book. The premise of their book, "1% Better", is that a one percent better mindset can help others achieve their goals by measuring success by improvements rather than victories.  


    Wednesday, June 14, 2023

    Dr. Adam Saenz

    Adam Sáenz, Ph.D., D. Min. is the Founder and CEO of The Applied EQ Group, a licensed psychologist, an ordained minister, author, and an emotional intelligence expert.  He has worked in education, corporate and non-profit sectors for over twenty years.  Dr. Sáenz has delivered state and national keynote addresses based on his research, which focuses on stress management, the dynamics of effective relationship building, personality assessment, and emotional intelligence. 



    Wednesday, June 14, 2023

    Cynthia Buechlar

    Mrs. Cynthia Buechler is one of the managing partners of Buechler & Associates. Buechler & Associates provide a wide range of services-from legal representation for public and private schools, training, and in-services for educators to annually hosting several National Education Law Institute Conferences (NELI).  They focus exclusively in the area of education law-including: Special Education, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Student Discipline, and Civil Rights. 


    Wednesday, June 14, 2023

    Jeanine Fitzgerald

    Jeanine Fitzgerald is a certified behavior consultant, speaker, trainer, author, and founder of the Fitzgerald Institute. Jeanine specializes in research-based strategies for educational leadership, relationship-building, motivation, preventing the factors that compromise the fulfillment of a child’s maximum potential, and implementing positive interventions in “real life” settings. She understands educators' and parents' daily struggles and frustrations and honors the “hero within” each individual she has the privilege to work alongside. Jeanine has worked with thousands of children, professionals, and parents across the country. 

    Learning Strands

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