Thank you for coming to the 10th Disability Education and Transition Conference
for education professionals & parents of students of all disabilities

Saturday, February 4, 2023 (in person with virtual options)
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump

Keynote & Inclusion Series

“Yes, Including This Student TOO!” Possibilities and Practicalities

 Michael McSheehan

With over 20 years at the University of New Hampshire, and establishing and leading the SWIFT Education Center, Michael now works as a private consultant collaborating with educators to enhance the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional experiences of students with disabilities.

Lunch Speaker

“Celebrate Abilities & Endless possAbilities!”

 Caden Cox

Caden has been “kickin down barriers.” He graduated from York High School in Virginia where he earned the “Virginia 2020 Youth of the Year” award from the Virginia Division of Career Development and Transition. He currently is a kicker for the Hocking College football team and earned his associates degree.

Plus even more presentations from additional speakers on a variety of education and transition topics!

 In-Person Breakout Sessions (14 sessions) 

Conference schedule for virtual participants (live stream and 6 recorded sessions) 


The Disability Education and Transition Conference serves the entire disability population in the state of Virginia and beyond. The conference serves over 400 general and special educators, parents, and other professionals throughout Virginia to learn how to better educate children and young adults with disabilities. We hope you’ll join us to meet and share ideas with other attendees during the networking luncheon, visit with exhibitors, spotlight educators in the annual Educator Awards and participate in IEP consultation meetings with PEATC
Certificate of Attendance

Shine the spotlight on an outstanding educator, sponsored by ABLEnow! Parents of a child with intellectual disabilities are invited to nominate any education professional that have been inspiring and committed to their students in the past year. Nominations closed  January 20, 2023.

Educator Awards
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