Month: February 2017

Dr. Allison Lombardi and Dr. Adam Lalor coauthor a book chapter in Disability as Diversity in Higher Education


Dr. Allison Lombardi and Dr. Adam Lalor, a recent Special Education PhD graduate in the Neag School of Education, coauthor a book chapter “Faculty and Administrator Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Disability” in Disability as Diversity in Higher Education.

Congratulations, Dr. Lombardi and Dr. Lalor!  We appreciate your contributions.

Please also see recent books/book chapters authored by CBER researchers.

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Save the Date – CBER’s Graduate Research Symposium on Friday, May 12, 2017

CBER 10 year

Current Opportunities and Challenges in the Field of Education


U.S. Senator Chris Murphy


Catherine Holahan Education Counsel

Time: Friday, May 12, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: UConn Storrs campus Gentry Building, Room 144

The event is free to attend. Lunch is included.

More information will follow in March.

If you have any questions, please email program assistant Nancy Gianetti.

The 29th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute (PTI) – Registration is now open!


The 29th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute (PTI) will be held on May 30 – June 2, 2017 in Boston Park Plaza HotelBoston, Mass.  Registration is now open (early bird discount until April 28).

Sponsored by the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability at University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education, PTI is an intensive training opportunity for professionals working with students with disabilities in higher education. Now in its 29th year, PTI is held in conveniently located cities in the Northeast each June and draws over 300 participants per year from across the United States and Canada.

Participants have the opportunity to work with and learn from experts in the field through sessions on various key topics. All session formats provide adequate time for attendee/presenter interaction, while the strand formats also provide follow-up activities throughout the week. Students with disabilities, as well as peer mentors, are also invited to attend.

For more information, please click here.

Registration is Open: 6th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum

6th Annual
Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum
May 18 – 19, 2017

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
625 North Road
Groton, CT 06340 

Develop your professional network in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Enhance your capacity to work smarter and more effectively in implementing the PBIS framework. Join us for this exciting regional opportunity for PBIS leaders and implementers in the Northeast.

Featured Keynotes:

  • Anthony Biglan, Ph.D., Oregon Research Institute
  • Diane Myers, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Click here for additional registration and conference information.