IECA Spring Conference in Connecticut

Wednesday, May 13,  8:30-11:30 a.m.
Fee: IECA Member Consultants $75 ● All Others $95

Ready or Not: Assessing College Readiness and Support Options

Wondering how to support LD/ND students who aren’t quite college-ready? Join IECA members and experts from transition, support, and disability programs to discuss case studies and understand readiness factors, program options, and best practices.
For All: Applied

Where’s the Money? Exploring Affordability Options

The landscape of college admissions has changed dramatically. This workshop introduces critical elements of college affordability planning and how money is used by colleges through admissions offers to compose incoming classes.
For IECs: Applied

Tools to Reduce Teen Stress and Anxiety

The high school years are fraught with anxiety for students and their parents. IECs are very often confronted with anxiety-related issues such as sub-par test and academic performance, difficulties focusing and staying on task, and the overall stress, pressure and anxiety of getting into the “right” college or university. This session will provide an in-depth, interactive examination of how to reduce teen anxiety and improve performance. It will also include an evidence-based model of nine tools to help students be more calm, confident, and focused throughout the college application process.
For All: Applied

Adapting to the New Realities of Therapeutic Consulting

How can we improve our practice from communications with programs and families to policies and procedures to dealing with difficult parents? Making changes to your practice will give you confidence and decrease your risks. Participants will share what they do to keep from feeling overwhelmed, help maintain your sanity, and rekindle the passion of why you went into the business of therapeutic consulting.
For IECs: Foundational

Foundational: For those with limited experience, seeking core knowledge
Applied: For established professionals seeking additional knowledge