Special Education Conference 2019

This year’s conference focuses on building inclusive and post-secondary practices.

FCPS will hold its 14th Annual Special Education Conference on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The location of this year's conference is Lake Braddock Secondary School.

  • Registration will begin in February 2019.
  • Parents and Community Members will be able to register online or by phone 
  • FCPS Educators, Administrators, and Preservice Teachers can earn five recertification points for attending.  
  • New Self-Determined Student Strand for FCPS students ages 14-22 
  • Email prc@fcps.edu or call 703-204-3941 with questions


Conference Schedule

Time Event
7:45-8:30 a.m. Registration 
8:30-10 a.m. Welcome and Keynote
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Self-Determined Student Strand (view Student Strand schedule below)
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Exhibit Halls
10-10:10 a.m. Transition Time/ Exhibit Halls/ Concessions
10:10-11:10 a.m. Session 1
11:10-11:20 a.m. Transition Time/ Exhibit Halls/ Concessions
11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Session 2
12:20-12:30 p.m. Transition Time/ Exhibit Halls/ Concessions
12:30-1:30 p.m. Session 3
1:30-1:45 p.m. Evaluations Completed

Self-Determined Student Strand Schedule

Time Event
7:45-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30-9:30 a.m. Student Strand - Session 1
9:30-9:45 a.m. Student Strand - Networking
9:45-10:45 a.m. Student Strand - Session 2
10:45 - 11 a.m. Student Strand - Networking
11-11:30 a.m. Student Strand - Facilitated Resource Walk & Inclusive Practices Showcase
A facilitator will guide students as they talk to specific exhibitors and attend an inclusive practices showcase provided by individual schools.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Student Strand - Lunch and Concluding Activities
12:30 p.m. Student Strand - Evaluations Completed

More conference details are coming soon!

View photos from the 2018 Special Education Conference

Inclusive Education

FCPS supports a culture of inclusiveness. Our culture promotes greater access, participation, and support for students with disabilities.