The link to Meaningful Connections
We are excited about the 2022 Hybrid Paraeducator Conference on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Registration opens on September 8, 2022. Please look for more information soon.
Online (Qty 10 Participants) pre-recorded videos of the 2021 Nebraska Paraeducator Conference.
Purchase of this ticket allows 10 staff members in a building to watch the pre-recorded videos. An additional ticket must be purchased for any additional staff members (in increments of 10).
Accommodations: A block of rooms have been reserved with a special conference rate. Please make reservations as soon as possible to secure the group rate.
Hotel Name: LaQuinta Inn & Suites
Street Address: 108 3rd Ave, Kearney NE 68845
Phone: (308) 237-4400
Special Rate: $115.95
*You must call the hotel directly to book and receive the conference room rate. The hotels cannot be responsible for reservations made through any third party. Please note, the website IS via a 3rd party. Rates quoted herein are per room, per night, and do not include applicable
Heather Robbins has been working in schools since 1985, holding a B.A. and an M.A. in education. She has worked with students at all levels, first teaching in a residential treatment center followed by serving as a teacher and then Behavior Support Specialist on the Navajo Reservation. While working for the Bureau of Indian Education, Heather became an early adopter of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) practices and began working for Dr. Jeffrey Sprague at the Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior (IVDB), University of Oregon, guiding multiple schools to full implementation. Her present area of interest is effective professional development in social, emotional, and behavioral learning at the school-wide, classroom, and individual student levels. Heather currently consults with districts/ schools in several states continuing her efforts in positive behavior support, youth violence prevention, and school safety. Heather’s other passions include reading, fishing, and playing with her dogs.