Keynote Presentations:

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 8:30am - 9:45am
Neuroscience and Technology: Changing the Trajectory of Learning 
Dr. Steve Miller, Chief Science Officer, Nervanix
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Thursday, November 5, 2015, 9:45am - 10:30am
Applying Research to the Real World of Education
Dr. Owen Roberts, Superintendent, Alachua County Schools, FL
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Friday, November 6, 2015, 8:30am - 9:30am
Poverty and the Brain
Dr. Martha Burns, Director of Neuroscience Education, Scientific Learning and Joint Appointment Professor, Northwestern University
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For the seasoned veterans, the Experienced Track:

Thursday Breakout Session: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fueling Fast ForWord in the Fast Lane
Sue Polter, Finneytown, OH
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Thursday Breakout Session: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Using Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant Effectively
Andria Blua-Contreras, Palmdale, CA
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Thursday Breakout Session: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
The 3R's of Fast ForWord: Rigor, Relevance, and Responsibility (Sub-title: From Toilet Paper to Tour de Force)
Patty Walters & Heather Thacker, Hymera, IN
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Thursday Breakout Session: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Making a Good Fast ForWord Implementation Even Better!
Carole Meyer, Ed.D & Shannon Gilfeather, Spokane, WA
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Friday Breakout Session: 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Measuring the Impact of your Reading Intervention
Barbara Calhoun, Senior Research Scientist, Scientific Learning
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New to Fast ForWord/Reading Assistant?  Check out our Novice Track:

Thursday Breakout Session: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Helping Students Engage in School to Find Success
Starkville, MS Leadership Team
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Thursday Breakout Session: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Experience the 3 E's: Excitement, Engagement & Evidence
Lacy Redd & Ashlea Graham Zeller, Gainesville, FL
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Thursday Breakout Session: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
The Power to Be Your Best: Motivation Tips and Techniques for Teachers and Students
Shannon Gilfeather, Spokane, WA
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Thursday Breakout Session: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
The Psychology and Practicality of Interventions
Aditi Silverstein, Professional Development Manager, Scientific Learning
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Additional Handouts:

How to Succeed on the 90% Exercises
Intervention Planning Tool
Reading Assistant Think Aloud
Student Checklist

Friday Breakout Session: 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Data 101: The Three Reports You Need to Watch
Tom Chapin, Professional Development Manager, Scientific Learning
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Administrator/General Sessions:

Thursday Breakout Session: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
How Principals Can Impact Student Achievement with Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant
Carole Meyer, Ed.D, Spokane, WA 
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Thursday Breakout Session: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Improving Language Acquisition for Second Language Learners
Kathy Kennedy & Joel Solis, Professional Development Managers, Scientific Learning
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Thursday Breakout Session: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Implementation Strategies to Overcome the Achievement Gap
Pam Smith & Kathy Brown, Bristol City, VA
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Thursday Breakout Session: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Auditory Processing Disorder - What is it? How Can You Help Your Students?
Aditi Silverstein, Professional Development Manager, Scientific Learning
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Thursday Breakout Session: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Measuring the Impact of Your Reading Intervention
Barbara Calhoun, Senior Research Scientist, Scientific Learning
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Thursday Breakout Session: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
You’ve Got a Friend -- Stopping the Summer Loss with Virtual Implementations
Sheila Bush & Ann Barber, Professional Development Managers, Scientific Learning
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Thursday Breakout Session: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Choosing the Best RTI practices... Improving READING AND ACADEMIC RESULTS through Fast ForWord!
Jennie Berkley, Milford, OH
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Thursday Breakout Session: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Data-Driven Student Support
Tom Chapin, Professional Development Manager, Scientific Learning
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Friday Breakout Session: 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Fast ForWord and Students with Autism - How Does it Work?
Dr. Martha Burns, Director of Neuroscience Education, Scientific Learning and Joint Appointment Professor, Northwestern University
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Friday Breakout Session: 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Your Questions Answered
Scientific Learning Team