FHSU faculty and students present at Kansas Council for Exceptional Children conference

Four Fort Hays State University faculty and two graduate students from the Department of Special Education/English for Speakers of Other Languages presented sessions at the 42nd annual conference of the Kansas Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children in Manhattan on Oct. 14 to 15.

Kerry Hammeke, St. Francis graduate student, presented "ESL and Special Education Testing" on non-biased assessment and the writing of accessible test items.

Robert Scott and Dr. Linda Hyatt, assistant professors of special education, co-presented "Factoring Language Into the Early Childhood Special Education Process."

Dr. Ronald Fahey, associate professor of special education, and Christy Spotanski, Hutchinson graduate student, presented "Innovative Instruction Using Handheld Computers."

Dr. Fahey and Joy Fuqua, assistant professor of special education, presented "Measurement of Behavioral Change Using a Numerically Based Rubric" using data from a pilot project.

The KCEC was co-sponsored by the Kansas Association of School Social Workers and the Kansas Association of Special Education Administrators.

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