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Event Date: 5/18/2016
Location: Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, 2080 Citygate Drive, Columbus, Ohio
Registration Starts: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Registration Ends: Monday, May 9, 2016

Registration Details:

FREE Workshop Sponsored by State Support Team 11 and Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities 

Presentation by Steve Gill, Kent School District , Washington 

Steven Gill has worked as a school psychologist since 1993 and is experienced in the areas of emotional/behavioral disabilities, autism, and gifted children.

He has also worked extensively with students who are English Language Learners (ELL’s).

His work and research have been published, and he has presented his research at various conferences.

Through extensive graduate work, he created the ELL Critical Data Process.

Steven has trained over 4,000 educators on the process across more than 50 school districts.

He is currently with the Kent School District in Washington State.

Participants will learn:

  • Overview of Special Education categories and key areas

  •  Learn Special Education qualification issues that are directly related to language learners

  •  Discussion of the ELL Critical Data Process related to special education referral versus interventions

  •  Guidance in understanding whether the concern is related to language acquisition or the need for a special education referral

Lunch is on Your Own.

Educator Certificate of Attendance (COA) will be distributed by SST 11. Forms will be given the day of the conference. Questions concerning Educator COAs? Please contact Tina Forshey SST 11 at 614-753-4681 or e-mail

CEUs and contact hour certificates will be available at no additional charge following the completion of the conference and will be emailed to the email you provide approximately 6-8 weeks following the conference:

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities - 5 Continuing Professional Development Units Approved for Adult Services/Day Habilitation, Service and Support Administration and Superintendent.  Not approved for Early Intervention and County Board Members.
Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapists Units - 5 CPE Hours Approved
Contact Hours - 5

Questions? Contact: Connie Hudson or no computer access 937-842-2150.

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