2024 Region B Conference

“B”yond All Limits!

March 12-14, 2024

Holiday Inn – San Antonio Riverwalk

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General Conference Materials
Conference Agenda
Tuesday, March 12th
8:00 – 9:00Breakfast (provided) and
Opening Session (8:30)
Region B PTAC
9:30 – 12:00 and 2:00 – 4:30Strong Resilient Nonprofits – Viewed through Visionary Leadership and AccountabilityBill Krizner,
Debi Tucker,
Laura Weber
9:30 – 12:00 and 2:00 – 4:30Accessible Materials & Technologies: The Why, What & HowKrystle Merry,
Kelli Suding
9:30 – 12:00 and 2:00 – 4:30Training Curriculum SwapStephanie Moss
9:30 – 12:00 and 2:00 – 4:30Building a Culture of Philanthropy Glenda Hicks, Arlene Siller,
Michele Williers
Wednesday, March 13th
8:30 – 10:00Putting the Pieces Together: Empowering Youth and Their Families To Get Ready, Get Set, and Go!Tammy Burns, Karen Harrison, Stephanie Willis, Jeana Winter
8:30 – 10:00Perspectives of Conflict: Making Difficult Conversations Less Difficult or Even EnjoyableRandall Reese
8:30 – 10:00Reaching Out to Build Trusting Relationships: Our journey in making systemic change for the families we shareEdgenie Bellah, Aimee Combs, Brittany Cutshaw, Nancy GiuratoTeresa Howell, Jana Villemez
8:30 – 10:00Supporting Military Families with Disabilities Jeremy Hilton, Nanette Pigg
8:30 – 10:00Using the PBIS Framework to Build Collaboration Across All PartnersHeather George
10:30 – 12:00 Keeping Your Parent Center Kingdom SafeKaren Harrison, Kristina Henning, Joe LaBelle, Stephanie Willis
10:30 – 12:00From Workers to Leaders – It Takes a Plan Debi Tucker, Laura Weber
10:30 – 12:00Products to Increase Your Outreach to Native American Parents of Children with DisabilitiesJoann Morris, Judy Wiley
10:30 – 12:00Community of Practice: Self CareTina Norris
10:30 – 12:00Building Capacity to Support Families’ Understanding of Evidence-based Literacy PracticesDeborah Lynam
1:30 – 3:00 Many Hands Make Light Work or Too Many Cooks Spoil the BrothKaren Harrison
1:30 – 3:00Storytelling: A Super Power for Organizations and Advocates with a CauseRandall Reese
1:30 – 3:00Partnering for Success: Supporting Families in Fostering Children’s Social and Emotional Skills and Promoting Positive ExperiencesJaclyn Joseph
1:30 – 3:00Community of Practice: Social MediaSharon Long, Sara Treadwell
1:30 – 3:00Improving Youth Transition Services in Rural Areas Kodey Toney, Terry Yarberry
3:30 – 5:00Engaging Families in Your Virtual TrainingsBeth Kantor, John Kenyon
3:30 – 5:00Leveraging ChatGPT: Transformative Strategies for Parent Center ExcellenceJoe LaBelle
3:30 – 5:00Community of Practice: Hiring and Retaining StaffDebi Tucker, Laura Weber
3:30 – 5:00Discover the Latest Offerings from the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)!Michelle Tyler
3:30 – 5:00From Diversity to Inclusion: Strategies for Fostering Organizational Equity
Latoya Palmer-Addy
Thursday, March 14th
8:30 – 10:00 Breakfast (provided)
Plenary: OSEP Updates with Project Officers
Brag & Steal
Yolanda Lusane, Kristen Rhoads
10:30 – 12:00Keynote – Empowering Change: Leveraging AI for Nonprofit Innovation and ImpactJoe LaBelle