Aligned! 2024: From Child Find to IEP Implementation

July 29–30 2024

Free Virtual Conference

Join education professionals from across the state for this exciting free virtual conference as we explore child find, evaluation, and admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) supports topics. The Aligned! 2024: From Child Find to IEP Implementation conference provides expertise, best practices, and networking supports to assist public school district and charter schools.


  • Educational Diagnosticians
  • School Psychologists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Providers of Dyslexia Instruction (PDI)


Attend virtual live sessions. Conference sessions will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • State of the State with Kristin McGuire (TEA)
  • Transition Assessment
  • Camouflaged: Girls and Autism
  • Elevating Excellence: Mastering Standards-Based IEP Goal Writing for SLPs Addressing the AU Supplement
  • Navigating MDRs with Success: Best Practices for Productive Meetings Seamlessly Synthesize: Decoding Standards-Based
  • Evaluations for SLPs From Review to Action: Incorporating Existing Evaluation Data in Initial Assessments
  • Guidance for a Comprehensive Evaluation of SLD: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach
  • Putting the Instruction in Specially Designed Instruction

Access a library of nine (9) prerecorded sessions on evaluation, behavior, ARD Support (IEP content and development), MTSS, transition, and requirements for autism.

As a result of this conference, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify effective child find practices.
  • Identify comprehensive and integrated evaluation processes; and
  • Develop appropriately ambitious individualized education programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities and provision of free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the Least restrictive environment (LRE).

CPE Credits

Up to 12 CPES, 1.15 ASHA CEUS, and 12 NASP CEUS hours will be available for all attendees who participate in the live, synchronous sessions. Recorded, asynchronous sessions will be available for 30 calendar days following the conference. CPE credit hours are not available for recorded, asynchronous sessions. The session costs are fully funded through state and/or federal grants.