OSEP Director to Speak at eLuma’s Special Education Conference

Lehi, UT, November 25, 2020 — (EINPresswire.com) — eLuma Online Therapy is excited to announce that Laurie VanderPloeg, the Director for the Office of Special Education Programs at the US Department of Education, will be joining as a speaker at eLuma’s 1st Annual eLumaNation Virtual Summit on December 4, 2020.
In her presentation, VanderPloeg will provide critical updates from the OSEP offices that should offer insight and clarity to educators trying to navigate through unprecedented challenges and difficult times.

About eLumaNation

eLuma’s founder and CEO Jeremy Glauser said, “we are passionate about making special education better and want to facilitate conversations that enable solutions. It’s been a tough year for everyone, but we want to finish it in the most positive way. With eLumaNation, we wanted to bring some of the brightest and most inspiring leaders together to shine light on some of the most troubling issues. Anyone who participates in this year’s event should walk away with a lot of valuable knowledge and some much-needed hope.”

“Having someone of Laurie VanderPloeg’s rank and credibility join us is exciting and tells us that we’re on the right track to staging an impactful event,” Glauser added.

The eLumaNation Virtual Summit was created to focus on many of special education’s most important issues and this year will focus on a wide range of topics including COVID-19, virtual learning, teacher shortages, social-emotional learning, trauma-informed care, FAPE, and much more. In addition to the OSEP Director, the conference will feature several noteworthy speakers including:
  • Special education legal expert – Perry Zirkel
  • Federal Education Policy Consultant  – Dr. Jane West
  • Executive Director of CASE – Phyllis Wolfram
  • International Journal of Telerehabilitation Editor – Ellen Cohn
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist – Dr. Eric Rossen
  • 2020 Teacher of the Year – Dr. Kelly Grillo
  • Superintendent of Schools – Dr. Sheldon Berman
The eLumaNation Virtual Summit is December 3-4, 2020.
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Aerial Lee

Aerial Lee

Aerial Lee is a Marketing Specialist at eLuma Online Therapy. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Digital Marketing from Utah Valley University. She loves working at eLuma and is passionate about its mission in changing lives for the better.