Vincent DeLucia, the former mayor of South Brunswick and the longtime educator in residence at the New Jersey School Boards Association, will be one of the speakers at the Transitions and Beyond Conference, on Saturday, May 6, at The College of New Jersey.
The event is organized by the Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey, which is the state affiliate of Learning Disabilities Association of America. The nonprofit organization of volunteers is dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy for children and adults with learning disabilities.
DeLucia, who has more than 40 years of experience in education and was among the first 79 teachers in the country to achieve National Board Certification, will deliver a presentation titled “Why SEL?”
A host of other experts will speak at the event, which begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 3.30 p.m.at the Education Building on the TCNJ campus at 2000 Pennington Road in Ewing.
Other topics will include:
- Culturally responsive person-centered planning.
- Self-awareness, self-advocacy, self-management and more.
- The rights of high school students to transition services.
- The least restrictive environment and alternatives to guardianship.
The event will include a breakfast and resource expo.
Whether you are a parent of a student with a disability, a student with a disability, a school board member, an educator or a representative from an organization that wants to support students with disabilities, you’ll want to attend this conference.