Delaware's 25th Annual Inclusion Conference

Dover, Delaware
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Registration is now closed. Contact Loretta MacLaren if you have questions or need to make changes. See contact info.

There are no refunds after Wednesday, February 27.

When is the 2019 Inclusion Conference?
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Registration and payment is due by February 27, 2019.

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 February 27, 2019.  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, 2019

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?

We offer up to 4.5 credit hours from the following:
  • Delaware Department of Education Professional Growth Hours
  • Delaware Board of Occupational 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 approved this workshop only for 3.5 Quality Assured (QA) hours. If you wish to receive QA hours, you need to preregister for the conference by February 27, 2019. In addition, you must have or establish a profile in DIEEC's registry and preregister for the event with DIEEC as well by March 11, 2019 to insure approval for your 3.5 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, 2019.

How do I request accessibility accommodations?
Please notate your request(s) on your registration.  All requests must be received by February 27, 2019.

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 2019 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?
Loretta MacLaren
Sonja Rathel


Contact Information

  • Loretta MacLaren
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