Friday, October 7, 2011
Northwest Activities Center, Detroit, Mich.
Call for Proposals Closed
Keynote Speakers: Eleanor White, Ph.D. and Donna Ford, Ph.D.
Eleanor White, Ph.D., is the director of the Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services in the Michigan Department of Education. She brings many years of experience as a local director of special education in addition to experience as a teacher, principal and assistant director at the district level. She also has worked as a program compliance monitor with the department and provided key leadership on issues concerning the disproportionate representation of African American children in special education.
Donna Ford, Ph.D., is a professor of education and human development at Vanderbilt University in the special education department. She has been a professor of special education at the Ohio State University, an associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Virginia and a researcher with the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She also taught at the University of Kentucky.
For more information, visit the conference Web site or contact Cheryl Price at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Office of Urban Education and Educational Equity at 734.487.1060.