Location: Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
The TA Institute provides an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs. Registration Deadline for the 2018 TA Institute and UCEDD Directors' Retreat is March 13
ACL grant management specialist LaDeva Harris will present and discuss guidance for UCEDDs requesting carryover of funds into a subsequent budget year. Celia Feinstein, Executive Director of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University and AUCD Board of Directors Immediate Past-President, will address common errors and pitfalls in carryover request submissions.
This webinar will introduce participants to the changes made in the FY 2018 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, participants will be provided live demonstrations of all recently updated features and have opportunities to ask questions.
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in partnership with the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the inaugural AUCD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY. The academy will be held on the downtown GSU campus in Atlanta, Georgia on June 25-30, 2017.
Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
The 2017 UCEDD Directors Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.
The UCEDD core grant application must include documentation that the UCEDD has a written agreement, MOU, or charter with the university; this is noted in the scoring criteria section of the UCEDD core grant application guidance. This webinar will present results of a network-wide survey of how MOUs are negotiated, the Sonoran UCEDD's experience in developing their MOU, and will provide ample opportunity for discussion about strategies and recommendations regarding development of MOUs.
Location: Facilitated Discusion
AUCD presents a series of TA activities addressing UCEDD grant management. Topics include preparing and reporting on the core grant application, leveraging funds, university support, and more. One commonality centers share is funding; centers all have their core funding and are required to leverage funds. The question is, how do you allocate those funds and maximize relationships with funders to effectively support your center's infrastructure, activities, and development? This discussion forum on "Supporting New Initiatives Without Dedicated Funding," will provide an opportunity for UCEDD Directors and business managers to engage in open dialogue to inform and support their efforts at their respective UCEDDs.
AUCD presents a series of TA activities addressing UCEDD grant management. Topics include preparing and reporting on the core grant application, leveraging funds, university support, and more. The UCEDD core grant application must be based on data-driven strategic planning, per 45 CFR 1388.5(c)(2). State- or Territory-wide needs assessments typically inform this strategic planning process and are discussed in the "Problem Statement" section of the UCEDD core grant application. This webinar will present results of a network-wide survey of how needs assessments are implemented, the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities' experience in conducting their needs assessment, and will provide significant opportunity for discussion. See relevant materials on the event page.
Location: Newark, DE
To better support the development of leaders for the UCEDD network, AUCD is partnering with The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities (NLCDD) at the University of Delaware, of which AUCD is a Founding Partner, to offer the fifth UCEDD Leadership Development Institute.
We are constantly seeking ways to best connect the content we develop, particularly research findings, with targeted audiences. It can often be difficult to translate scholarly work in a way that is impactful and accessible to the general public. The utilization of infographics is one compelling way to support dissemination objectives. This webinar discussed what infographics are, why they are important, and how communicators can take advantage of this effective approach.
Location: Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington VA
The 2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.
Location: Virtual Discussion Forum
AUCD's Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint team hosts a community conversation for UCEDDs and LEND to engage in open dialogue about the challenges they face in services, programming, and recruitment in regards to diversity and inclusion. This is an opportunity to also share strategies to better improve practices, as well as the operational and infrastructure considerations to support those practices. This conversation will be facilitated by Anab A. Gulaid, Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration and Dana Yarbrough, Virginia, Partnership for People with Disabilities.
Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda
Todd Weissenberger, University of Iowa Web Accessibility Coordinator, and Mike Hoenig, a program coordinator at the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa UCEDD and an end user of assistive technology, will define Web accessibility from the legal and end user perspective, describe factors which lead to access barriers, define Web accessibility principles, outline the many reasons for incorporating accessibility into your Web design, and share pertinent resources.
EIEC Webinar: Improving Child and Family Outcomes: Systems change through the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC)Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The purpose of this presentation is to describe the core components of multi-tiered system of technical assistance for early childhood personnel preparation and the role of an implementation framework for scaling up for systems change. Rationale, operations, and essential features or characteristics will be presented and described as applied to the Early Childhood Personnel Center.