2018 Missouri AHEAD Spring Conference –
MO AHEAD-Disability Moving Forward
May 31, 2018- June 1, 2018
Moberly Area Community College-Columbia Campus-
601 Business Loop 70 W. Suite 216 Columbia, Mo. 65203
Missouri AHEAD (MO AHEAD) invites you to attend our 2018 Annual Spring Conference. This two-day conference will focus on sharing ideas and expertise with other professionals in Missouri and across the Midwest. Join us May 31st – June 1st at Moberly Area Community College campus in Columbia, MO to learn more about best practices in our field and to meet fellow disability service professionals in the state of Missouri and beyond.
Conference Registration Link:
**please see the schedule of events and possible lodging options below.***
OTHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES SUMMER 2018:
WEB ACCESSIBILITY CONFERENCE: Join us for the first Web Accessibility Summit, a one-day conference about all things website accessibility for professionals in higher education and beyond. Workshops and track sessions will focus on how to make your web presence more accessible with technical and non-technical solutions. Networking opportunities will encourage sharing of information and resources with colleagues from around the state. The Web Accessibility Summit will be held May 30 at the University of Missouri in Columbia — the perfect precursor to the MO AHEAD 2018 Spring Conference.
NATIONAL ADA SYMPOSIUM: June 17-20, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA. for more information please visit the website: http://www.adasymposium.org
MO AHEAD 2018- DISABILITY MOVING FORWARD-
Day 1: Thursday May 31
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Plenary Session Dr. Jeff Lashley, President Moberly Area Community College: Welcome and Higher Education Legislative Update.
11:15p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Break Out Sessions
- Emotional Support Animals
12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m.
Lunch- Discussion Groups
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Claire Fitzgerald, Attorney, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Questions and Answer Session, Claire Fitzgerald, Attorney, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
MO AHEAD Annual Members Meeting
Break for the day
Day 2: Friday, June 1
9:00 a.m. – 10:00a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Key Note: Self-Care in Challenging Times- Dr. Christy Hutton Ph.D., University of Missouri Licensed Psychologist, Assistant Director for Outreach and Prevention & Nadia Bethley, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist, Diversity Coordinator
11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
11:15a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Transition from High School to College
- College Programs for Students with Developmental Disabilities.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Open Discussions and Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Chuck Graham, Great Plains ADA Center-ADA Law, Changes, and Response to Change
2:00 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Student and Instructor Panel
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Conference Wrap Up
*****Lodging Possibilities: Columbia, MO.
We have been given a conference rate at the Holiday Inn Executive Center. MO AHEAD conference attendees can reserve a room at the Holiday Inn Executive Center for $93.00 for the night Plus tax (single or double room). Reservations must be made by May 21st to receive this rate, and registration must be held by a credit card. This hotel is in a great area of town, and easy Access to Moberly Area Community College Columbia Campus. To reserve a room please call 573-203-8178, and don’t forget to mention that you are with MO AHEAD and would like the special rate.
557373-203-8178. Be sure to request the MO AHEAD rate.
For details on the hotel please visit their web site: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/columbia/coucc/hoteldetail
|Holiday Inn Executive Center-Columbia Mall||2200 Interstate 70 Dr SW, Columbia, MO 65203||(573) 203-8178||$93.00 + taxes for Mo AHEAD Attendees if Booked by May 21st.
Regular Rate if booked after May 21st.
Two bed – $114.42 + Taxes, One bed – $131.88 + tax
|Right off I-70 easy access|
|Drury Inn Columbia Stadium Boulevard||1000 Knipp St, Columbia, MO 65203||(573) 445-1800||Double bed – $190.00 + tax, Single Bed – $200.00 + tax||Right off I-70 easy access|
|Hampton Inn Columbia||3410 Clark Ln, Columbia, MO 65202||(573) 886-9392||Between $184.00 – $195.00 + tax||Right off I-70 easy access|
|The Broadway Columbia – DoubleTree||1111 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201||(573) 875-7000||Between $178.00 – $204.00 + tax||Not as close to MACC; Must go through town to get to MACC|
|Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center||2601 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203||(573) 442-6400||Range – $90.00 – $256.00||Not as close to MACC; Must go through town to get to MACC|
|Country Inn & Suites by Radisson||817 N Keene St., Columbia MO 65201||$76.00 + Tax||Right off I-70 easy access|
|Wingate by Wyndham – Columbia||1301 Wingate Ct., Columbia MO 65201||$89.00 + tax||Right off I-70 easy access|
|Holiday Inn East||915 Port Way, Columbia Mo. 65201||573-474-4444||$95.00-$117.00||Right off I-70 easy access|
|Holiday Inn Express and Suites Univ Area||1402 Cinnamon Hill Ln. Columbia Mo. 65201||573-442-8034||Starting at $ 108.00||Not as close to MACC; Must go through town to get to MACC|