2023 Felician Autism Collaboration in Teaching (FACT) Conference
RUTHERFORD, NJ – Felician University is proud to announce the third bi-annual Felician Autism Collaboration in Teaching (FACT) Conference on March 24, 2023. The all-day conference includes three keynote speakers – Paul Aronsohn, New Jersey Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities; Dr. Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi, Founder and CEO of ULEZI, LLC, an international organization committed to serving, supporting and empowering individuals through education, information, and advocacy, and Dr. Peter Gerhardt, the Executive Director of EPIC Programs.
“Drawing attendees from New Jersey and across the nation, the FACT Conference is no longer a hidden gem among autism conferences in New Jersey,” explained Dr. Katharine Croce, Behavioral Analyst and Assistant Professor in the School of Education. “At Felician we have an amazing group of dedicated, and passionate faculty who created an informative and interactive conference that engages the most talented and approachable speakers in the field, who share their cutting-edge strategies and evoke in-depth discussions with our attendees.”
Teachers, students, professionals, and service providers will hear presentations from leading ASD experts on the most current evidence-based strategies, practical interventions, and effective, data-proven educational methods for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Registration is available for both in-person and virtual attendance.
The FACT Conference is presented by Felician University’s School of Education and the International Center for Autism and disabilities Research in Education (I-CAdRE) and is co-chaired by Dr. John Burke, Executive Director of I-CAdRE, and Dr. Katharine Croce and Dr. Theoni Mantzoros, Assistant Professors.
The Felician University School of Education ABA program is one of the fastest-growing in the nation and one of the few in which each ABA supervising instructor is a Board Certified Behavior Analysis Doctor (BCBA-D). Felician University’s I-CAdRE takes pride in being a leading organization for the advancement of knowledge by conducting innovative neurobehavioral research, offering interprofessional training opportunities, providing comprehensive research-based assessment and intervention services, and forming local and international community partnerships.
Register for FACT at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/felician-university-fact-conference-registration-449490035797
About Felician University
Felician University inspires and engages more than 2,100 undergraduate, graduate, and adult education students through programs in the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Business & Information Sciences, Nursing, and Education. Over the past five years, Felician University has ranked 3rd among private institutions in New Jersey for best value according to payscale.com and #1 Safest College Campus in New Jersey according to niche.com. The Master of Science in Nursing program is ranked one of the best online graduate nursing programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Felician University was designated as a Military Friendly School (Gold Status) for the ninth year recognizing its strong support for Veteran students. The university is recognized for its diversity as an HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) and MSI (Minority Serving Institution), having underrepresented students comprise more than half of the student population. With campuses in Rutherford and Lodi, New Jersey, the Franciscan values of social justice, compassion, and respect for human dignity serve as an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow’s leaders. For more information, please visit https://felician.edu.