Arizona’s 2022 IDEA Conference, Rise Up: Reimagining and Transforming Educational Practices, will be held in person from September 7–9, 2022 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix. This cross-stakeholder event includes special education administrative staff, youth and young adults with disabilities, family members and caregivers, state agency staff, educators, service providers, and community members who share a commitment to student success.
The event will feature over 75 professional learning opportunities, including IDEA legal issues, instructional practices, national trends and hot topics, special education compliance, secondary transition, social/emotional learning, and, new this year, a strand for Early Childhood Special Education. See the National Presenters page for additional information.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022: Evening registration will be offered from 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Conference Agenda
Registration and Breakfast Buffet
Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker, Dr. Christopher Emdin