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22nd Annual Conference

Association of College Educators-Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH)

Preliminary Agenda

Williamsburg, Virginia March 1-4, 1996

Friday, March 1

1:00-4:00 ACE-DHH/CED co-sponsored Pre-Conference Workshop
Multicultural/Diversity Workshop: Preparing Teachers of Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Children for Diversity
Barbara Gerner de Garcia

4:30-6:30 Executive Board Meeting

5:00-6:30 Conference Registration

6:30-8:00 ACE-DHH Reception

Saturday, March 2

8:00-8:45 Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:15 Introduction and Conference Opening

9:15-10:45 Keynote Address
Creating the Future

William Healey

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Discussion: keynote address

11:45-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:15 Discussion Group
Inquiry Based Learning: Preparing Educators Who Inquire

Roberta Truax and Kathleena Whitesell, Facilitators

1:00-3:45 Mini-Symposium
From Concept to Reality: Internet Opportunities for Professional Development and Collaboration

Susan Brooks and Suzanne Rosenberg, Moderators
Karen Jensen, Harold Johnson, Pamela Luft, Alan Marvelli, Julie Reichman, and Olga Welch, Panelists

2:30-3:45 Round Table: Parental Involvement
How do Pre-Service Teachers Perceive the Role of Parents in the Education of School Aged Deaf Children

Joan Studnicky and Azar Hadadian, Presenters
The Video Camera in the Classroom: A Great Tool for Parental Support and Involvement
Henry Teller, Presenter

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-6:00 Business Meeting

Sunday, March 3

Morning: Open

1:00-2:15 Discussion Group
Surviving the Challenges: Private College Faculty. Roles and Responsibilities

Esther Brassell and Kathleena Whitesell, Facilitators

1:00-3:45 Round Table: Teacher Preparation Models

Sandra Bowen, Moderator
Preparing Teachers of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children for Rural Settings
Susan Rose and Patricia McAnally, Presenters
The Professional Development School
Susan Lenihan, Presenter
Preparing Teaching for Inclusionary Programs
Roberta Truax and Polly Earl, Presenters
Training Consultant Specialists
Barry Griffing and David Mercaldo, Presenters

2:30-3:45 Discussion Group
Facilitating the Development of Professional Portfolios by Pre-Service Teachers of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students

Mary Ellen Nevins, Facilitator

3:30-3:45 Break

4:00-5:15 Plenary Session: CED Revised Standards for Program Revisions-Update and Input

5:15-5:45 Business Meeting II

7:00 Banquet

Monday, March 4

8:30-10:30 Roundtable: Professional Preparation
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for Teachers of D/HH Children

Susan Easterbrooks and David Mandel, Presenters
The Preparation of Educational Interpreters
Ann Powers and Raymond Elliott, Presenters
Private Practice: Educational of Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Gerald Powers, Presenter

8:30-10:30 Roundtable: Strategies for Literacy Development
Successful Shared Reading with Young Deaf Children: What Teachers Can Learn from Deaf Mothers

Maribeth Lartz, Robert Foster, Brian Somers, and Julie Dunn, Presenters
Reading and Deafness
Barbara Luetke-Stahlman and P. Lynn Hayes, Presenters
The Write Partner
Barbara Strassman, Presenter

10:30-11:45 Roundtable: Current Research
An Initial Investigation of Sign Reception Gaze Duration

Mary Compton, Edgar Shroyer, and Tom Wingerath, Presenters
Supported Employment for the Deaf
Pamela Luft, Presenter

10:30-11:45 Discussion Group
Should Eligibility for Teacher Certification Be Dependent on a Sign Language Proficiency Evaluation

Karen Dilka and Deborah Haydon, Facilitators

12:00-2:00 Executive Board Meeting