2014 Spring Conference Materials

VAISEF held its 2014 Spring Conference and Semi-Annual Membership Meeting on April 9-11, 2014 at the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel. This year’s theme of “Strengthening and Learning from Partnerships in Education and Children’s Services” included presentations by representatives of the Virginia Office of Comprehensive Services, the Virginia Department of Education, and several local educational agencies (LEAs). Their presentations and other materials are linked below. Please also visit the VAISEF Member News blog to see the recipients of this year’s VAISEF awards.

VAISEF Conference Materials

Spring Conference Program

Semi-Annual Reports

CSA Presentations and Resources

CSA Keynote with Susie Clare

CSA General Session with Brady Nemeyer

VDOE FAQ 014-11 Parental Placement of a Student with a Disability in a Residential Facility

SEC Comparable Education Statement

Residential Placement of Students with Disabilities

CSA At-a-Glance for Students with Disabilities


SPED and CSA Best Practice Recommendations

The Office of Comprehensive Services also maintains a Resource Library on their website with many other materials.

VDOE Presentations and Resources

Office of Special Education Program Improvement by Samantha Hollins

Instructional Leadership Presentation – Office of Special Education Instructional Services by Teresa Lee

SPED Resources – Office of Special Education Instructional Services by Teresa Lee

Improving Results through Instructional Leadership – Office of Special Education Instructional Services by Teresa Lee

Standards of Learning Test Administration – Office of Test Administration, Scoring & Reporting by Jason Ellis

LEA Presentations

Ongoing Dialogue with LEAs by Jennifer King, Fairfax County, and Beth Renswick, Loudoun County

Preparing for LEA Placements by Nyah Hamlett, Henrico County, and Michelle Boyd, City of Richmond


Guidance on EpiPen Requirement for Private Schools for Students with Disabilities