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Special Education Summer Conference 2018 - Soaring To New Heights

Local agencies (within Region 17) call 806-281-5701 for registration code. 

The Region 17 Education Service Center is excited to announce the annual professional development conference dedicated to Special Education topics.  This three-day conference will provide many opportunities for participants to learn and engage in all specialty areas. 

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Region 17 is partnering with Texas Tech University Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research to provide the conference.

This conference will offer 6.0 CEs each day (pending approval) for LPCs, LSSPs, Social Workers and Speech Pathologist. 

Participants will only be granted credit for the breakout sessions attended. 

Location: Region 17 Education Service Center 1111 West Loop 289, Lubbock, TX  79416

Conference Fee: $25.00 Region 17 districts

                           $125.00 out of Region

If you are a parent of a child with special needs within Region 17 or have questions about the conference, contact Alma Reinhart or Evelyn Gilson.

Please have your method of payment available at the time of registration.

Registration closes May 25th.

Conference cancellations must be made by May 25th in order to receive a refund. 

For Registration questions contact Alma Reinhart at 806-281-5701 or

For Payment questions contact Evelyn Gilson at 806-281-5867 or


We are passionately committed to developing and nurturing healthy, thriving learning communities across Region 17 by guiding and supporting schools in their quest for excellence.

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Region 17 Education Service Center
1111 West Loop 289 | Lubbock, TX 79416
Voice: 806-792-4000 | Fax: 806-792-1523

Business Hours: Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Per HB 462, resources and services provided by Region 17 ESC are solely aligned with, and designed to support, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) adopted by the State Board of Education.

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