Tentative Conference Schedule – at a glance

(Schedule subject to change)

8:30am Registration Opens and Breakfast
   
9:00am-12:00pm Board Meeting and Committee Meetings
   
12:00-1:00pm Lunch and Networking – RSVP required
   
1:00-2:30pm

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Tour – Group A

Orientation for New Members/Attendees

   
2:30-4:00pm

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Tour – Group B

Special Interest Groups/Networking Sessions – Some topics may include:

  • Supporting the education of patients with specific diagnoses (i.e. mental health, oncology, rehabilitation, cystic fibrosis, et. al.) 
  • School Liaison tips and tricks
  • Direct Instruction – teaching trends
  • Program Development
  • Obstacles we face
  • Transition Planning – preparing students for college/vocation
  • Other
   
5:00-7:30pm

Welcome Reception and Dinner

  • Cocktail Reception (5:00-6:00pm)
  • Awards Presentation (Nan Songer, Apple, and Bridge Awards)
  • Keynote Speaker – Susan Shelton, MindPeace
   
   
   

 

(Schedule subject to change)

7:30-8:30am

Registration Opens & Breakfast Available

   
8:30-9:00am

Welcome and Conference Kick-Off

   
9:00-10:00am

Interactive Panel Discussion – Navigating Change in Education in the Ever-Evolving Healthcare System?

 
 
10:00-10:15am

Break

   
10:15-11:15am

Breakout Sessions

 

Session 1: Exploring Implications of Medical-Educational Collaboration for School Success

 

Session 2: Supporting the Student with Sickle Cell Disease: Promoting Proactive Planning Through the Use of a Comprehensive School-Based Handbook

 

Session 3: Interactive Executive Functioning Workshop

   
11:15-11:30am

Break

   
11:30am-12:30pm

Breakout Sessions

 

Session 4: What About Us? The unique needs of AYA patients age 15-22

 

Session 5: Panel Discussion: Exploring the Intersections of Chronicity: School Implications Across a Range of Conditions

 

Session 6: Assessing the Learning Outcomes of an Innovative Teaching Program Using Chronically Ill Patients’ Experience/Disease as the Springboard for Learning About Science and Math

   
12:30-1:30pm

Lunch

1:00-1:50pm

Poster Session & Vendor Tables

   
2:00-3:00pm

Breakout Sessions

 

Session 7: The Behavioral Health Transition Initiative: Developing a Transition-Planning Framework for the Return to School from Behavioral Health Hospitalizations

 

Session 8: School Alliances for Children With Chronic and Complex Conditions

 

Session 9: Increasing Access to College and Career Support for Patients

3:00-3:15pm

Break

   
3:15-4:15pm

Breakout Sessions

 

Session 10: The Development of an Educational and Vocational Needs Survey for Adults with Childhood-Onset Chronic Health Conditions

 

Session 11: Key Educational Factors for the Education of Students With a Medical Condition

 

Session 12: Don’t Just Sit There! DO Something! Increasing Engagement and Critical Thinking During Dialysis

(Schedule subject to change)

7:30-8:30am Breakfast Open
   
8:00-9:00am HEAL Business Meeting
   
9:00-9:30am Networking
   
9:30-10:30am Breakout Sessions
  Session 17: A Strong Volunteer Program Helps Power the Hospital School 
  Session 18: Get Published! The Path to Publication in the New International Journal, Continuity in Education 
  Session 19: Educational Implications for Patients with Neurological Disorders
   
10:30-10:45am Break
   
10:45am-12:15pm Closing Session (Lecture and Interactive)
  Navigating Change: What is Your True North, and How Do You Get There?
   
12:15-12:30pm Evaluations and Adjournment
   
12:30-1:30pm Boxed Lunch (Eat In or To Go)