Join the Indiana IEP Resource Center, the Indiana Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children (INCEC), and the Indiana Department of Education: Office of Special Education for our first New Educator Institute. This training is designed to provide information on what new educators need to know about special education law and processes and instructional best practices for the inclusive classroom. Educators will leave with newly acquired knowledge and practical strategies to comply with regulations, engage learners, and promote positive student behavior.

David Bateman Ph.D., Susan Hentz, Terrance Scott Ph.D.

  • Pre-Service Educators
  • New Educators
  • Administrators & University Faculty Supporting Pre-Service & New Educators

The fee for this institute is $35 for all CEC members and for non-members $110. You can become a member at and not only save money for this learning opportunity but gain an entire package of the best resources available to special educators.Payment must be made to complete registration. Checks,credit cards (Visa and Mastercard), and purchase orders are acceptable forms of payment. Additional information regarding payment will be provided in a confirmation email following registration. Requests for registration cancellation must be received in writing to Jenifer Pollom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than September 13,2019 in order to a receive a refund. Credit card payments are non-refundable.

  • A lunch buffet will be provided
  • Conference venue is Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47305
  • Lodging available at Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, 601 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47305

Parking Options: Two parking options are available behind the Horizon Convention Center. Parking in the garage cost $1/hour. In addition, there is a surface lot available at no cost located next to the garage. Refer to the map for additional information.

Downtown Area Parking Map

Register early as space is limited. The registration deadline is September 13, space permitting.

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