National Association of Private Special Education Centers

2017 NAPSEC Annual Leadership Conference

Loews Coronado Bay, Coronado, California

January 15-18, 2017

National Association of Private Special Education Centers is holding its 2017 Annual Leadership Conference January 15–18 at the Loews Coronado Bay, Coronado, CA.

We are looking for professionals to present sessions related to topics that would be informative and applicable to our audience of executive directors and administrators of private special education programs (approximately 120-130 attendees). General and concurrent sessions are scheduled for 1.5 hours.

The National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC) is a non-profit association established in 1971, whose mission is to represent private special education centers and their leaders. NAPSEC represents over 250 facilities nationally, and 400 at the state level through its Council of Affiliated State Associations (CASA), that provide special education programs and services for both publicly and privately placed individuals with disabilities. Visit our web site for more information about our organization,

You must complete the Speaker Application Form to be considered. There is one form for GENERAL Session Speakers and one form for CONCURRENT Session Speakers.

You must send in a separate form for each presentation you would like for us to consider.

Return it to the NAPSEC office no later than April 29th.
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Only electronic applications will be accepted.

Contact: Sherry L. Kolbe

Topics for 2017 Conference

Please submit presentations on the following topics…all presentations should be geared to Private Special Education Program Leaders – Directors and Administrators – in order to be appropriate for submission.




Technology – how it impacts special education
What are newest products that will impact special education classrooms and students, include information on future technology products – what is coming and how will it impact us?

Click on the form link below to submit an application.

GENERAL Session Presenter Form

CONCURRENT Session Presenter Form – NAPSEC will reimburse the travel expenses (coach flight, cab/car rental, parking) for concurrent session presenters who are NOT NAPSEC member program representatives. NAPSEC will pay for one nights stay at the hotel, the night before the presentation, for ALL concurrent session presenters.

All speakers will be notified by email of the Committee’s selection of presenters by end of July 2016.