Saturday, April 6 • 8:30 AM–6 PM (check in 7:45 AM)
Portland Airport Holiday Inn


Keynote Speaker LeDerick Horne: "Student Pride & Education Reform that Embraces Intersectionality & Equity"

Diagnosed with a learning disability in the third grade and placed in segregated classrooms, LeDerick Horne defies any and all labels. He’s a dynamic spoken-word poet. A tireless advocate for all people with disabilities. An inspiring motivational speaker. A bridge-builder between learners and leaders across the U.S. and around the world. An African-American husband and father who serves as a role model for all races, genders, and generations.

Special Guest Presenters

Stephanie Smith Lee: Senior Policy Advisor for NDSC
Ritu Chopra: Executive Director of The Paraprofessional Resource and Research (PAR2A) Center at the School of Human Development and Education, University of Colorado. 
Debra Hart: Director of the Education and Transition Team for the Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts

& many more local, regional, and national experts.

Conference Schedule

7:45 – 8:30 AM Check-in: Pick up registration packets in the main conference lobby
8:30 – 8:45 AM Welcome address from Premier Sponsor Portland Public Schools: Guadalupe Guerrero, Superintendant
8:45 – 9:45 AM Morning keynote address presented by LeDerick Horne
9:45 – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 – 11:10 AM Session 1
11:10 – 11:20 AM Break
11:20 AM – 12:30 PM Session 2
12:45 – 1:30 PM Lunch, mingling, sponsor & partner thanks
1:30 – 1:40 PM Break
1:40 – 2:50 PM Session 3
2:50 – 3:00 PM Break
3:00 – 4:10 PM Session 4
4:15 – 5:30 PM Closing keynote: Steven Holland: President; Angela Jarvis-Holland: Executive Director, NW Disability Support; “We All Belong: End Segregation Now!” presentation from ABI’s Social Justice Youth Program/Youth Track; evaluations, raffle
5:30 - 6:00 PM End of day celebration with music, cake, cash bar

K Plan Family Training

If you have skills training built into your K Plan, the All Born (In) Conference registration fee can possibly be covered through K Plan under ‘family training’. Call your case manager for more information.

NW Disability Support is an approved vendor for the All Born (in) Conference with Washington, Clackamas, Lane, and Multnomah Counties. If you are in an Oregon county outside that area, just let us know and we will send a vendor packet to you.

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