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October 3–5, 2018

2018 ODE/COSA Special Education Administrators Annual Fall Conference

Reframing How We Work With All Students 

Online Registration is now closed. You may register onsite.

Click here to view the list of breakout sessions. 

Featured Speaker:


  • Stuart Ablon, Ph.D., Director, Think:Kids, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital - Bio
    • Thursday Keynote: Rethinking Challenging Students: Skill Not Will
  • Ruth Ryder, Acting Director, Office of Special Education Programs, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education – Bio

    • Friday Keynote

Pre-conference Sessions:   

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid - Click here for details. 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Dyslexia Screening and Identification, 8am-5pm - Click here for details.
  • New Special Education Administrators Institute - 12:00pm to 4:00pm 
  • Transforming School Discipline: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach - Click here for details. 9:00am to 3:00pm





Hilton Conference Center
66 East 6th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401


Click here to view the schedule.


Click here for directions.


Booking Link: COSA - Special Education Fall Administrators Conference
Booking Code: COSA
Cutoff Date: 9/11/18


Overflow Lodging:


Phoenix Inn
850 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 344-0001


Valley River Inn
1000 Valley River Way
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 743-1000