Illustration of the ASL signs LEARN, COLLABORATE, and TEACH

June 20-22, 2019

Texas School for the Deaf • Austin, TX


The National Deaf Education Conference focuses on teaching practices and serves as a forum to discuss new ideas that are happening in the classroom! This summer we invite you - educators of deaf and hard of hearing children, teacher assistants, educational interpreters, etc. - to showcase your work and share new ideas, collaborate with your colleagues to generate new approaches, and learn incredible things!

Join us this summer for the 4th annual National Deaf Education Conference!
Hosted by NAD as part of its commitment to Deaf education

Call for Proposals NOW OPEN!

Due on October 17th, 2018

Registration information coming soon.

Registration is now open

For more information or inquiries, please contact Ingrid at registration@deafeducation.us.

International Attendees

If you are interested in attending the National Deaf Education Conference, please fill out this form for a letter of invitation. This letter of invitation needs your contact information and your passport information. The National Deaf Education Conference is not financially responsible for any of the expenses that may result from your planning and attending the conference. We hope you can join us!

Registration


$200 Early bird registration through Fri, Mar 15!

$250 Regular registration through Sat, Jun 1

Students (with proof) get $100 off early bird and regular prices


Space is limited - first come, first served!

Your registration includes:

  • Access to all workshops and keynote presentations
  • Networking
  • Lunch on Thursday and Friday
  • Bat Bridge Excursion on Thursday evening
  • Gala Dinner on Friday
  • Special luncheon on Saturday
  • Conference bag filled with goodies

For more information or inquiries, please contact Ingrid at registration@deafeducation.us.

Paying with Purchase Orders

We do accept purchase orders! All registrants who are paying with a purchase order needs to contact Ingrid Christianson at registration@deafeducation.us to start the process. You will need a paper registration form, scanned and e-mailed to Ingrid Christianson, and mail the purchase order to the National Association of the Deaf. If you need vendor information, please contact Ingrid to start this process!

International Attendees

If you are interested in attending the National Deaf Education Conference, please fill out this form for a letter of invitation. This letter of invitation needs your contact information and your passport information. The National Deaf Education Conference is not financially responsible for any of the expenses that may result from your planning and attending the conference. We hope you can join us!

Registration

Registration is now closed.

Already registered? Registration tables will be available at both conference hotels (Holiday Inn Downtown Express and Wyndham Garden Suites) Wed, Jun 19 at 4 pm til 7 pm. Then it will reopen at 8 am Thu, Jun 20 at the TSD auditorium. The program will start at 9 am.

Accommodations

HOTEL

Wyndham Garden Austin - 3401 South IH-35, Austin, TX, 78741.
Book here with code 0617670220* »
*Rate code won't work on smartphones

Call for Volunteers

If you'd like to help make this high-quality conference possible, we're seeking volunteers for jobs like registration assistants and session moderators. Please email Christi at volunteers@deafeducation.us to join us, and thanks!

Expo Booths

Our exhibit hall is now full. Thank you for your interest in booths at this year's conference!

Conference Partners

Conference Schedule


Wed, Jun 19

9a-1p - NDEC Board Meeting
9a-4p - Pre-Conference Workgroups for ASL-CIA, Math and Science
5p - Hotel and Dorm Registration Opens
7p - Conference Registration Closes; Committee Dinner

Thu, Jun 20

9a - Keynote #1
10:30a - Break
10:45a - Session 1
12-1p - Lunch Break
1:15p - Session 2
2:30p - Break
2:45p - Session 3
4p - End for the Day
8p - Bat Bridge Visit

Fri, Jun 21

9a - Keynote #2
10:30a - Break
10:45a - Session 4
12-1p - Lunch Break
1:15p - Session 5
2:30p - Break
2:45p - Session 6
4p - End for the Day
7-9p - NDEC Gala at Umlauf Sculpture Gardens

Buy your Gala tickets here!

Sat, Jun 22

9a - Keynote #3
10:30a - Break
10:45a - Signs of Success Showcase
12p - Lunch: Lotz BBQ and Crepe Crazy
1:30p - ASL in Deaf Ed Panel
3p - DCMP Resources
3:30p - NASDSE Guidelines
4p - CEASD Leadership Academy
7-9p - HandsRock Music Festival at St. Elmo Brewing Co.


Keynote Speakers

Headshot of John Serrano

John A. Serrano
Family Engagement Redefined

Headshot of Carlos Aponte Salcedo

Carlos Aponte Salcedo, Jr.
Positive School Culture – Collaborating With Marginalized Students and Families

Headshot of Rosa Lee Timm

Rosa Lee Timm
Storytelling: Why It Matters


We are pleased to announce the following workshops for the National Deaf Education Conference. There are six tracks, and many exciting presentations!

Conference ScheduleWorkshop Abstracts

Accommodations


The conference hotel is now sold out.

A limited number of dorm rooms are available at ISD. For more information, contact Matthew Krueger at mkrueger@isd.k12.in.us by Wed, Jun 7.

You can also look at Airbnb or other options, but be sure to book your accommodations soon!

Expo Hall Booths


Booths include a table and two chairs, and will be available until Sat, Jun 10. Please contact Kelly Lowe at booths@deafeducation.us to reserve your booth today.

$250 for National and Statewide Organizations

$150 for Local Organizations

Organizing Committee


Patrick GrahamPatrick Graham
Co-Chair

Tawny HolmesTawny Holmes Hlibok
Co-Chair

Chris MajeriChris Majeri
Co-Chair

Kyle Duarte Kyle Duarte
Webmaster & Interpreters

Christi Batamula Christi Batamula
Volunteers

Claudia Giordano Claudia Giordano
Program

Headshot of Alethea Boyer-MularskiAlethea Boyer-Mularski
Public Relations

Headshot of Nha KimNha Kim
Social Media

Headshot of Jazzy JonesJazzy Jones
Social Media

Ingrid Christianson
Registration

Kent Turner
Local Sponsor

Jasmine Garcia Freeland
Booths Chair

Chrissy Moreno
Gala Chair

Headshot of Julie StewartJulie Stewart
Outreach Chair

Advisory Board


  • Patrick Graham, Section Chair
  • Tawny Holmes Hlibok, NAD Staff
  • Michelle Cline, NAD Board Liaison
  • Mark Rust, East Region
  • Chris Majeri, Central Region
  • Stacy Eilbert, West Region
  • Poorna Kushalnagar, University Representative
  • Chris Kurz, University Representative
  • Sara Stallard, Clerc Center Representative
  • Latrina Lewis, ASDC Representative
  • Bradley Porche, School Administrator Representative
  • Sabrina Firl, Student Representative
  • Patrick Graham, Section Chair
  • Tawny Holmes Hlibok, NAD Staff
  • Michelle Cline, NAD Board Liaison
  • Mark Rust, East Region
  • Chris Majeri, Central Region
  • Stacy Eilbert, West Region
  • Poorna Kushalnagar, University Representative
  • Chris Kurz, University Representative
  • Sara Stallard, Clerc Center Representative
  • Latrina Lewis, ASDC Representative
  • Bradley Porche, School Administrator Representative
  • Sabrina Firl, Student Representative

Sponsors


Austin Community College logoConvo logoDawn Sign Press American Sign Language Publisher logoGallaudet University logoLamar University logoNTID Regional STEM Centers logoTexas School for the Deaf Ranger Press Student-Run Print Shop logoRIT National Technical Institute for the Deaf logoSorenson VRS logoTexas Health and Human Services Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services logoTexas School for the Deaf logo

For more information about NDEC, contact Dr. Patrick Graham at info@deafeducation.us

Mark your calendars for next year's conference: June 30 - July 3, 2020, in Chicago, IL!

Sponsors


Sapphire Level

AI MediaNAD

Platinum Level

Deaf Inc.

Gold Level

The Kyle Duarte CompanySorenson VRS

Silver Level

Gallaudet UniversityRelay IndianaRIT National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Bronze Level

Dawn Sign PressIndiana Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing EducationLamar UniversityZVRS