Riverside Insights to Host Evalu8 2023 Professional Development Conference

Riverside Insights®, a leading developer of research-based assessments and analytics, today announced its second annual Evalu8 2023 conference, a weeklong virtual event for clinical practitioners to learn assessment best practices from prominent education leaders around the country and earn continuing education (CE) credits.

Taking place August 7-11, Evalu8 2023 will feature timely sessions including:

  • Andrea Banks, M.Ed. – Implicit Bias: I’m Not Biased
  • Gary E. Schaffer – School Psychology Practices During COVID-19: A Synthesis of International Findings
  • Geremy Grant, Ph.D. – What do I Say?: A Primer to Conducting Culturally Responsive Interviews
  • Pedro Olvera, Ph.D. – Understanding Language Proficiency and Dominance: Importance and Assessment Tools
  • Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. – Using the Battelle Developmental Inventory 3 in the Assessment of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Andrew Shanock, Ph.D. – Using the Simple View of Reading to Foster SP and SLP Collaboration in the Identification of and Intervention for Children with Dyslexia
  • Beth Varner, M.Ed. – Multi-Language Test Development: A Deep-Dive into the Norming Process
  • Tammy Stephens, Ph.D. – Decreasing Overrepresentation by Improving the SLD Evaluation Process: Considering All the Data
  • Kevin S. McGrew, Ph.D. – The Report of Cognitive Ability Testing’s Death in Education is Premature: The Application of Network Theories and Models to Better Understand Intelligence and the WJ IV

“Educators need a convenient, cost-effective way to stay current on important topics and advance their professional development so they can continue making a positive impact with their students,” said Dr. Sarah Holman, director, Riverside Insights. “Evalu8 brings together leading experts in the field to address the most compelling topics, such as addressing the needs of English language learners and special education over referrals. And as a virtual conference offering CE credits, provided at no cost to participants, Riverside is making it easy for educators to enhance their knowledge and apply it in their practice.”

All attendees will receive one APA and NASP approved CE Unit per one-hour session completed (up to two per day).

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