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Defy Gravity, Registration Open! 33rd Annual Symposium 2022

February 25, 2022 - February 26, 2022


IDA of Northern Ohio is here to help you build the resources you need to meet the challenges of today.

17 CEU’s Available!

In 2022, we are ALL facing challenges and innovating new approaches:

  • HB 436
  • Pandemic stress in the classroom and at home
  • Virtual school and life events
  • Emerging research about how to reach all types of learners

Defy Gravity and soar along with NOBIDA! 

Calling all:

  • Teachers, Tutors
  • Literacy Specialists
  • Learning Specialists, Psychologists
  • Parents and Advocates
  • Administrators
  • Legal Advisors and Elected Officials

Join us online on February 25th and 26th, 2022!

Tickets: $99 early bird pricing thru February 24th, $125 thru February 25th

Sign Me Up! Register Now.

Live! Kick-off and Keynote Presentation

 Marilyn Zecher, Math and Literacy Specialist

“How to Utilize Orton Gillingham Strategies Across the Curriculum” Friday, February 25, 2022, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (after registration, zoom links will be forthcoming)

Live! 10 Break Out Presentation Sessions

Saturday, February 26, 2022, 8 am-5 pm (after registration, zoom links will be forthcoming)

10 sessions available, choose the ones you’d like to watch live, and then find the rest in the recorded version, available through March 31st, 2022.

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Break Out Presentation Lineup and Titles:

Visit Our Defy Gravity branch news post and find ALL presentation and speaker details!

  • Michelle Elia: Teaching, Storing, Reading, and Retrieving Those Pesky Sight Words 
  • Ellen Brick and Morgan Amend: A Wilson Reading System Overview
  • Carolyn Hunter: Know Your Pho – The Role of Phonemic Proficiency
  • Dr. Cheryl ChaseStill Not Back to Normal: Strategies to Manage Pandemic Stress
  • Marilyn ZecherFoundational Math Skills and Algebraic Concepts
  • Dr. Deb Glaser: Morphemes are Mesmerizing
  • Mary Ellis Dahlgreen, Ed. D.: What’s the Story with Word Walls?
  • Van Lemmon: Assistive Technology: a Tool to Engage All Types of Learners

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