Nov. 4, 2011
Norman Kunc, PEAC, Conference, Philadelphia
-- PEAC have gathered two of the best keynote speakers on this subject. Keith Jones and Norman Kunc.
Keith Jones is the President and CEO of SoulTouchin’
Experiences, as well as an African American community activist and entrepreneur with cerebral palsy. As a strong advocate for independent quality living in the community, Mr. Jones has participated actively
in various issues that face people with disabilities. These areas include: Inclusion, housing, education, and voting access. He has been has been featured in 2 critically acclaimed documentaries:
“Including Samuel Dan Habib” and “Labeled Disabled Maggie Doben”. For more information about Keith Jones please visit: http://www.dasoultoucha.com
Norman Kunc born with cerebral palsy, attended a segregated school for children with physical disabilities;
then, at the age of 13, he was integrated into a regular school. From there, he went on to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and a Master of Science degree in Family Therapy. Initially, Norman’s advocacy focused on the educational rights of students with disabilities. More recently, he has directed his attention to how schools and communities can build a sense of belonging.
For more information about Norman Kunc please visit: http://www.normemma.com
This conference is organized by PEAC, Pennsylvania’
s Education for All Coalition. PEAC believes that children of all backgrounds and abilities should be successfully educated together in their neighborhood schools within the general education curriculum. PEAC trains parents and educators in implementing inclusive education in schools and supports schools and communities in making inclusive education a reality. PEAC implements this mission with dedication and has built many valuable relationships in Pennsylvania in order to further this mission.
Over the past 11 years, PEAC has been incredibly successful at adhering strongly to its mission, growing its network of parent consultants, and building partnerships with schools and universities. In addition, it has formed positive and strong relationships with all of its constituents:
parents and children, families, educators, and government officials.
The conference is taking place at Hyatt Regency Philadelphia
Penn’s Landing, 201 South Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106
Registration begins at 12:00 noon on Sunday, November 6th. Breakout Sessions begin at 1:00pm. The conference ends Tuesday, November 8th at 1:30 PM, finishing with a topical roundtable luncheon led by leaders in the field.
For more information contact Diane Perry, President PEAC at: email@example.com