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Fall Conference 2014 - 44th Annual - Get to the Core of It!

  • 29 Sep 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • 01 Oct 2014
  • Savannah Riverfront Marriott, Savannah GA


  • Must be an active member to have this option. The $50 a day rate is very reasonable for what is being offered!
  • Discounted $30 a day rate for student/ retired members.

GASP Fall Conference 2014
"Get to the Core of It : 
          Curriculum, Legal Issues & Practice"

September 29 to October 1, 2014

Fall Conference Welcome Letter!

KeyNote Speaker:    Dr. Julie Alonzo

 A Senior Research Associate and Co-Director of Behavioral Research and Teaching at the University of Oregon, Julie Alonzo earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Learning Assessment / Systems Performance in 2007. She earned her B.A. in English from Carleton College in 1990, her National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification in Adolescent and Young Adulthood English Language Arts in 2002, and worked as a high school teacher for 12 years prior to beginning her doctoral studies. Two of those years, she also served as a high school administrator part time. In 2002, she was named a Stafford Student Scholar representing the University of Oregon as a member of The National Institute on Leadership, Disability and Students Placed at Risk. Julie's primary research interests include Response to Intervention, teacher professional development, Curriculum Based Measurement, and the meaningful inclusion of students with diverse learning needs. She is one of the lead authors and developers of the easyCBM benchmarking and progress monitoring assessment system, and has served as principal investigator on numerous federal grants through the Institute for Education Sciences.

Some Conference Topics Include:
  ~ WISC-V
  ~ WJ-IV
  ~ Common Core
  ~ Universal Design for Learning
  ~ Ethics
  ~ Legal Issues   ~ Mental Health
  ~ More....

 Handouts - in members access area

Social Events:
  ~ Fun Run
  ~ Tours and Crawls/Walks
  ~ President's Reception
  ~ Silent Auction
  ~ Exploring Savannah
     (Restaurant & Sites Information)


Registration: All attendees will use online registration. Please review the workshop choices first, and then, during your registration online, you'll be asked to select any of your confirmed choices to help us with logistics!! Thanks!

Registration & Payment - You will need to register
your information online first.
  You can pay online (deadline passed- mail in registration no longer accepted). 

Don't delay! ONLINE LATE RATES BEGIN Sep 19th!!


Tentative Conference Itinerary:
     Conference Agenda


Topics and Speaker Information:


Fall Conference Chair:- Cathy McKenzie


Conference Registrar - Gail Exum de Gonzalez



Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31401 USA
Phone: 1-912-233-7722
Fax: 1-912-233-3765

  ~ GASP special rate of $132 per night!!
  ~ Complimentary internet access (fee waived at check out)
  ~ Magnolia Spa discounts
  ~ Beautiful amenities/ location

Hotel Registration Link - ensure date range is correct
(to book at discounted rate)

Marriott's Magnolia Spa- Facials, Massage, Body Treatments, Waxing
~15% off facials, massages, nails & waxing for GASP!!
~All guests may use their dry sauna and steam room
spa brochure


Sponsors/ Vendors Welcome! Sponsor/ Exhibitor Table Request Form
Complete  & Send to Registrar

Fall Conference Chair:- Cathy McKenzie


Conference Refund Request- Any cancellation received by August 29th will receive a full refund*. Cancellations received between August 30th and September 8th, will get a refund* of 50% of amount paid. No refunds will be issued after September 8th, 2013. *All cancellations will be subject to a $20 processing fee.

Refund requests must be sent in writing via e-mail or regular mail to the conference registrar. If request is made by USPS mail, please allow sufficient time for mailing of your request to meet deadlines listed above.

Conference Registrar - Gail Exum de Gonzalez,
                                  911 East 42nd Street
                                  Tifton, GA 31794



<<GASP is not responsible for problems beyond our control such as weather conditions, campus conditions, prepaid parking, etc. No refunds will be given in these situations. The final decision on refunds rests with the GASP President and Treasurer.>>


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