2017 Spring Conference

WAPED Spring Conference

April 12-14th, 2017

Location: Enzian Inn, Leavenworth, WA

Hotel Information

Book your hotel for WAPED now. Rooms are blocked until March 12. After this date the Enzian will honor the conference rate if they still have space available. Enzian Inn web site. The booking code for the website is 9785. If you call, tell them you are booking for the WAPED Conference or mention booking code 9785. The Enzian reservations number is 1-800-223-8511. The single room rate with tax is $111.40, double room rate is $122.54.


Registration – Early member* rate: $125 on or before March 10th. (*Individuals must be current on their membership to receive this rate*)
Non-members and late registration (after March 10th): $160

Conference Information

Leavenworth Restaurants
Conference Documents

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, April 12

  • 8:30–9:00am: Registration & Check in
  • 9:00–10:30am: Break-Out Sessions
    • Break-out #1 Web accessibility (lightning rounds)
    • Break-out #2 DS 101 – What DS providers need to know about the law
  • 10:30–10:45am: Break
  • 10:45–12:00pm: Reflections by Al Souma
  • 12:00–2:00pm: WAPED Spring Business Meeting & 2016-2017 Board Member Elections, Awards, Review of Survey Results
  • 2:30–2:45pm: Break
  • 2:45–4:00pm: Ivy West – Understanding Learning Disabilities Documentation
  • 4:00pm: Wrap-Up and Door Prizes

Thursday, April 13

  • 8:30–9:00am: Registration & Check in
  • 9:00–10:30am: Paul Grossman Topic #1 Disability Rights As Civil Rights
  • 10:30–10:45am: Break
  • 10:45–12:00pm: Paul Grossman Topic #2 Annual Legal Update
  • 12:00–1:30pm: Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30–2:30pm: Paul Grossman Topic #3 Student Conduct
  • 2:30–2:45pm: Break
  • 2:45–3:45pm: Paul Grossman Q & A
  • 3:45–4:15pm: Election Results, Wrap-Up and Door Prizes
  • 5:00-8:00pm: Hospitality & Game Night

Friday, April 14-Tech Friday

  • 9:00-10:15am: Breakout Sessions
    • Break out #1: Tech Show and Tell
    • Break out #2: Listserv in Real Time
  • 10:15-10:30am: Break
  • 10:30-11:45am: Committee Breakouts and Report Back
  • 11:45-12:00pm: Wrap-up and Door Prizes
  • 12:15-1:00pm: College Breakouts by Institutional Type, Alpine & Bavarian Rooms