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"Autism at School...We've Got This!" - Empowering Educators with High-Leverage Approaches & Resources | 20 April 2022 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

  • 04/20/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Via Zoom
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Oregon Regional Inclusive Services Autism Professional Learning Team presents...

"Autism at School...We've Got This!"

Empowering Educators With High-Leverage Approaches & Resources

Wednesday, April 20, 2022  |  8:00 am - 3:45 pm*  |  via Zoom webinar

(*Conference: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm  |  Community Partners & Networking: 2:45 - 3:45 pm)

Meeting Purpose: The Oregon Regional Inclusive Services Autism Professional Learning Team, represented by the eight regional service districts in Oregon, is proud to present an all day training on Autism. The program will  begin with a keynote presentation by Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP, on the topic of, "Finding the ‘Fuel’ for Learning in Inclusive Settings – The Importance of Social Emotional Engagement". Ms. Rubin is the Director of Communications at Crossroads, Inc., a private practice specializing in the provision of professional development workshops. 

Attendees from all Oregon School Districts and Education Service Districts will be provided with up-to-date information on current Autism related topics. Three break-out sessions will be offered for the morning and three for the afternoon program, with the ability to attend two.

Session Speakers:

  • Reyna Sigurdson, M.S., ASD Consultant, Northwest Regional Inclusive Services/NWRESD

  • Celine Buczek, M.A., Southern Oregon Regional Inclusive Services/SOESD

  • Marci Hammel, M.S., & Jessica Lyerla, M.S., Licensed Autism Specialists, Columbia Regional Inclusive Services

  • Mika Scott, M.A., Autism Specialist, Beaverton School District/Region 8 - Northwest

  • Amanda Stenberg, M.Ed., ASD Consultant, Cascade Regional Inclusive Services/LBLESD

  • Amy Szeliga, M.SEd., BCBA, Autism Consultant, & Debra Koutnik, MD, with  Southern Oregon Regional Inclusive Services/SOESD

Time, Date, & Location:

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Conference Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: via Zoom (links to be provided)

Cost: Free

Registration Information:

When registering, please list the eMail account that your Zoom account is tied to or that you use to log into Zoom meetings. This will assist in a smooth connection when connecting to your break-out sessions. Thank you!

Audience: Anyone working in the Oregon education system and/or likely to refer families to autism services, e.g., teachers, school district care coordinators and social workers, school counselors, school psychologists, instructional assistants, SPED case managers, and appropriate administrators, etc. 

Draft Agenda: Agenda / Flyer

PDUs: 4.5 (four and one-half) PDUs available for all-day conference attendance.

Break-out Sessions: See attached agenda and flyer for break-out topics along with presenter bios. You will be asked to select two break-out sessions during the registration process--one for the morning and one for the afternoon.

NOTE: Participants with a disability who need accommodations or those who require a language interpreter in order to participate in this event should contact Darliene Farrar at NWRESD, via eMail at dfarrar@nwresd.k12.or.us, no later than April 13, 2022.


Tina Meier-Nowell | 503.614-1335

Darliene Farrar  | 503.614-1433

Washington County
Fax: 503-614-1440
5825 NE Ray Circle
Hillsboro OR 97124-6436

Clatsop County
Fax: 503-325-1297

1120 Broadway St

Seaside, OR 97138

Columbia County
Fax: 503-397-0796
800 Port Avenue
St. Helens, OR 97051

Tillamook County

Fax: 503-842-6272
2515 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

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