Delaware's 24th Annual Inclusion Conference

Dover, Delaware
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

When is the 2018 Inclusion Conference?
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Registration and payment is due by March 2, 2018.

What is the cost?
$50 per person; $25.00 for full-time students.

Will DOE support substitutes so I can attend? 

In order for DOE to support substitutes, prior approval is necessary through your districts special education office.  

Do I need to pre-register?

Yes, pre-registration is required.  Registration and payment must be completed by March 2, 2018.  Register Early, as space is limited.

Can I register a group?
Yes, you will have the opportunity to add additional group members in the registration process.  The total fees for all registrants in the group will be charged to the first person in the group.  If members of the group are paying individually (for example, with different credit cards), you must create separate registrations for each. 

What is the refund policy?
No refunds after February 27, 2018

What is the schedule?
The conference begins with registration check-in and a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and the workshops conclude at 3:15 p.m.  See Conference Details for more specific information regarding the timeline.

Can I receive CEU's?

Yes, these are approved for up to 4.5 credit hours
  • Delaware Department of Education Professional Growth Hours
  • Delaware Board of Occupational Therapists,
  • Delaware Board of Physical Therapists,
  • Delaware Board of Regulation for Nursing, and
  • Delaware Office of Child Care Licensing Annual Training Hours
  • Delaware Board of Speech/Language Pathologists
  • Delaware's Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood (DIEEC) has given approval for up to 3.5 Quality Assured (QA) hours for Katherine Holman's workshop only. If you wish to receive QA hours, you must preregister online and pay for this conference. In addition, you must preregister with DIEEC by Monday, March 14, 2018 to assure approval for your QA hours.
Is lunch provided?
Yes, make your menu choice when registering.  If you have specific dietary needs, please notate it on your registration.  All requests must be received by February 27, 2018.

How do I request accessibility accommodations?
Please notate your request(s) on your registration.  All requests must be received by February 27, 2018.

Are stipends available?
Parents:  A limited number of stipends are available for parents of children who receive free/reduced lunch.  Call 302-856-1081 for more information.

Child care providers:  A limited number of stipends are available for child care providers who are actively pursuing the Early Childhood Inclusion Credential.  Call 302-856-1081 for more information.

Can I mail in my registration?
Yes, individuals registering and paying personally can simply print out the 2018 Inclusion Conference document, complete the registration and mail it with their payment to the Inclusion Conference at the address listed below.

Can I pay by check or purchase order?
Yes.  Make checks payable to University of Delaware (EIN 51-6000297; State of Delaware Vendor ID #0000000033) and forward with your registration form(s) or a copy of your confirmation page(s) to:
Inclusion Conference
University of Delaware
Center for Disabilities Studies
461 Wyoming Rd
Newark, DE 19716
I have a question not answered here.  Who can I contact?
Sonja Rathel


Contact Information

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