ONLINE AUTISM CONFERENCE
NOVEMBER 4 & 5, 2019
Free to Attend!
Optional UAA Course Credit: $79
COMMUNICATION: BUILDING BRIDGES & MAKING CONNECTIONS
Thank you to everyone who attended the AARC's 3rd Annual Online Autism Conference!
Topics from the conference included:
Show & Tell Using Communication Devices at the SESA Library
Let's Play! Teaching Communication in Integrated Play Groups
Teaching Early Social Communication/Thinking
Communicating Expectations through Prompting
Behavior as Communication
Functional Communication Training
Non-Verbal & Behavioral Communication in the Classroom
Pivotal Response Training
Getting PECS Right the First Time
Check back in the fall of 2020 for information about the 4th annual conference!
Zoom is a free videoconferencing software that will allow you to:
View the video stream of the presentations
Ask questions live using the chat function
Connect with other participants and the presenters
Practice Session & How-To:
A practice session will be scheduled to help you get used to the platform. Please participate to prevent technical difficulties during the conference.
UAA COURSE CREDIT
Online Autism Conference and Renewal Credits:
According to the State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development:
"During the life of the certificate being renewed, applicants must complete six semester hours of renewal credit...The six renewal credits must be relate to or required for:
The certificated person’s employment at the time of renewal, if the employment requires a certificate;
The certificated person’s endorsements, or
A state-approved preparation program that will lead to an endorsement that the certificated person seeks to acquire.
At least three of the renewal credits must be upper division or graduate credit. The remaining three renewal credits may be upper division credit, lower division credit, continuing education units or non-academic credit. One renewal credit is equal to one semester hour, 1.5 quarter hours, or 15 hours of continuing education or non-academic training."
The Online Autism Conference is offering two options for renewal credits:
Graduate Level UAA Credit
$79 payable to UAA
$50 payable to Teacher Certification
No pre-approval required
Complete extension activities & reflection
Once approved, prepay & submit a report to teacher certification
Request a certificate from the AARC prior to the conference, and attend all sessions.
Email to request non-academic credit.
If you are unsure about whether this conference will qualify as a renewal credit, contact the Alaska Teacher Certification Office at 907-465-2831.
If you are renewing an out-of-state certificate or professional license, please check with the corresponding agency to verify if credit will apply towards renewal.
For any further questions, please contact the conference coordinator, Aimee Smith, at or 907-334-1312
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