Hill Country Summer Institute 2024 - A Virtual Conference Event
Online, Live Broadcast
12.00 CPE Credits  
Hill Country Summer Institute 2024 - A Virtual Conference Event

REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS:  Please follow this link for information regarding the conference.


The Hill Country Summer Institute (HCSI) 2024 is a two-day virtual conference that addresses critical issues important to Educational Diagnosticians, School Psychologists, and Counseling as a Related Service Providers.  

Topics will include (exact titles may change):

  1. Legal Update for Evaluation Staff 2024 - Jim Walsh, Attorney
  2. TBI-Child Find, Identification, and Evaluation: A Comprehensive Approach for School-Based Evaluators - Dr. Melissa McCart, Ed.D. and Melaney Grenz, M.S., CCC-SLP, Center for Brain Injury and Research, University of Oregon 
  3. Collaborative Evaluation as A Framework for Meaningful Evaluation of Students with Visual Impairment - Marnee Loftin, M.A., LSSP, LPA
  4. The Wounds You Can't See:  Childhood Disorders and What We Can Do - Dr. Michael Gomez, Ph.D.
  5. Keep Calm and Count On: Public School Responsibilities to Parentally Placed Private School Students under the IDEA - Paula Maddox Roalson, Attorney at Law
  6. The ABCs of Developmental Assessments - Ashley Arnold, M.A., LSSP, NCSP
  7. The Neuropsychology of Stress and Trauma: How to Develop a "Trauma Informed" Evaluation - Dr. Steven Feifer, D.Ed., ABPdN
  8. Culturally Responsive and Strengths-based Assessment: Considerations for School-Based Evaluators - Dr. Anisa Goforth, Ph.D., ABPP, University of Montana
  9. An Overview of the Texas AU Supplement and In-Home Training/Parent Training Assessment - Michael Tucker, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA 
  10. Counseling and Therapeutic Interventions for Students with an Intellectual Disability - Dr. Jay Trenhaile, Ed.D., NCSP, LP, South Dakota State University


For more about our Speakers and Sessions please see our website.

Each session is 3.0 hours and all sessions will be recorded.  Recorded sessions are for bonus content only and do not garner any further Region 13 CEs.  Recorded sessions are available until 8/12/24.

Participants must attend at least one session during the live-broadcast (earn 3.0 CEs) to gain access to all of the recorded sessions.

Region 13 E-Campus CEs: Maximum of 12.0 hours

NASP CPDs: Maximum of 12.0 hours





Educational Diagnosticians, School Psychologists and Counseling as a Related Service Providers
Multiple Presenters
Assessment, Special Education
4 - Professional Practices and Responsibilities, T-TESS 1.3 - Planning: Knowledge of Students
Online, Live Broadcast

CPE Credits: 12.00  
Registration Closes: 6/10/2024 1:40 pm
Mon. 6/10/2024 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Mon. 6/10/2024 - 1:00pm to 4:15pm
Tue. 6/11/2024 - 9:00am to 12:15pm
Tue. 6/11/2024 - 1:00pm to 4:15pm
Starts: 6/7/2024 8:00 am
Ends: 8/12/2024 5:00 pm