2023 Summer Institute Schedule

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21st Annual Summer Institute
Advancing Together
July 17-19th 2023

Embassy Suites at Destiny USA Syracuse NY

Conference Schedule 

Monday July 17, 2023

7:45 Registration

8:30 Welcome

8:45 Keynote I:  
Ricky Robertson

10:45 Vendor Showcase

11:15 Breakout I: 

Session A: 
Ricky Robertson

Session B:  TBA

Session C:  TBA

Session D:  TBA

12:15 Vendor Showcase

12:30 Lunch/Business Meeting 

1:30 Keynote II: 
Valerie Williams OSEP U.S Dept. of Education 

2:30 Vendor Showcase

3:00 Breakout Session II:

Session E:  TBA

Session F: TBA

Session G: TBA

Session H: TBA

4:00 Vendor Showcase

4:30 President's Reception
* Please be sure to join us for free Hors D'Oeuvres and wine!

Tuesday July 18, 2023

8:15  Introductions

8:30  Keynote III:  
Dr. Kevin Rubenstein

10:00 Vendor Showcase

10:30 Breakout III:

Session I:  TBA

Session J:  TBA

Session K:  TBA

Session L:  TBA

11:30 Vendor Showcase

12:00 Lunch/ Friend Of Special Education Award

1:00Vendor Showcase

1:15 Keynote IV: 
Phyllis Wolfram

2:45 Vendor Showcase

3:15 Breakout IV:

Session M: TBA

Session N:  TBA

Session O: TBA

Session P: TBA

4:15 Vendor Showcase

Wednesday July 19, 2023

8:45 Introductions

9:00 Special Education Administrator of the Year Award 

9:30 Christopher Suriano - Assistant Commissioner NYSED  

11:00 Raffle items!         Congratulations to the many winners!!