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2018 Annual Conference

The 2018 NCPEID Annual Conference
Thursday July 19th - Saturday July 21st, 2018

2018 NCPEID Annual Conference details:

When: July 19th, 2018 - July 21st, 2018 

  • Thursday, 7/19, 5pm-8pm for opening address, keynote and poster session with social

    Keynote Address:  Disability, Sport and Identity: A personal perspective 
    Candace Cable (Paralympian in 3 Sports, 12 Medals; Social Justice Speaker and Activist; Open Doors Access Inclusion Trainer; & Disability Consultant LA2028)


  • Friday, 7/20, 8am-5pm for sessions and business meeting

    Invited Speakers on Friday:
    This is Still Not Normal
    Valerie Williams, NASDSE
    Advancing Inclusive School Policies at the State & Local Level
    Eric Larson, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
    Updates and Announcements from the Office of Special Education Programs
    Sarah Allen and Louise Tripoli, OSEP
    Featured Presentation on Friday:
    Social Media Concerns and Pitfalls for Adapted Physical Activity Professionals
    JT Koffenberger, Delmarva Group, LLC, Newark, DE & Iva Obrusnikova, University of Delaware


  • Saturday, 7/21, 8am-4pm for sessions

            Featured Presentations on Saturday:
    Professional Preparation in Adapted Physical Activity/Education: Practicum Applications 
    Monica Lepore, West Chester University
    The Need for Physical Educators to Teach Children with Disabilities: Findings from a Population-Based Stratified Random Sample of School Administrators 
    Justin Haegele, Old Dominion University; Suzanna Rocco Dillon, Texas Woman’s University; & JK Yoon, Oregon State University


2018 Presentations


2018 Conference Program

Where: Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport,  1480 Crystal Dr.,  Arlington, VA 22202

Situated in vibrant Crystal City, one mile from Ronald Reagan Washington National Air
port, Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport offers an ideal location close to Washington, DC. Walking distance of 1 block to the DC Metro Yellow and Blue lines offering very convenient access to all that DC has to offer in shopping, food, and entertainment.


Registration Fees

Annual Conference Registration - Student: USD $90

Early Bird Registration On or Before May 31st - Annual Conference - Professional: USD $160
Registration Before July 1st - Annual Conference - Professional: USD $175
Registration After July 1st  - Annual Conference - Professional: USD $190 

Book Your Hotel Room (by June 28th)

Reserve your hotel room at the Crowne Plaza or call 1-877-685-5593
Group Name: NCPEID Conference
The conference rate for hotel rooms is $109/night + Tax
Hotel Room Reservations at the conference rate are available until Thursday June 28th, 2018

*Note: If you have any troubles booking a room under the NCPEID group, contact Megan MacDonald for support. 


 For additional conference information, please contact NCPEID Vice President, Dr. Megan MacDonald at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or NCPEID President, Dr. Suzanna Rocco Dillon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .