PinkGrape Consulting periodically hosts online or conferences and events designed to spark new thinking about leadership and offer opportunities to network and engage with other thought-leaders. Stay tuned for our updated event schedule.
Webinar: History and Philosophy of Art Integration in Education, Division of Art Education, Department of Art, Music and Dance Education, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. June 11th, 2013, Presenter: Dr. Emmanuel T. Vincent
Webinar: “The Emergent Charter School Model for Ninth Grade Mildly Disabled Students: Extending to Africa,” United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Monrovia, Liberia. July 12th, 2013, Presenter: Dr. Emmanuel T. Vincent
2013 Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Presentation title Art Therapy and Special Education: Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)/Assistive Technology Techniques for Students across the Autism Spectrum. August 7-8, 2013, Presenters: Dr. Emmanuel T. Vincent & Dr. Simone Alter Muri Ohio’s 7th Annual Special Education Leadership Conference: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) – High and Low Incidence Disabilities. October 2, 2013. Presenter: Dr. Emmanuel T. Vincent
Pinkgrape Consulting’s professional paper proposal titled “Therapeutic Art and Special Education: Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)/Assistive Technology Techniques for Students Across the Autism Spectrum” by Dr. Simone Alter Muri and Dr. Emmanuel T. Vincent was accepted for the second publication of Exemplary Programs and Approaches in Arts and Special Education by the Office of VSA/accessibility education Division at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC. The papers represent a range of topics that will enhance the knowledge base of arts and special education.
“What You Are Looking for in a New Teacher” PGC was pleased to present to emerging educators at Valdosta State University, in Valdosta GA. (EDUC 2120 students). Discussion topic titled, “What You Are Looking for in a New Teacher” focused on valuing of diverse students who come from different socio-economic, racial, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. The Q/A session centered on teaching the first year, behavior management, mentoring, collaborating with Administration as well as specifics on community and parents involvement. PGC would like to thank Professor Festus E. Obiakor, Ph.D. in the department of Early Childhood and Special Education @ Dewar College of Education and Human Services at Valdosta State University for his assistance in facilitating this event.