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Media Advisory: MSDE's Special Education/Early Intervention Services Division Holding Professional Learning Institute

More Than 300 Local, State, And National Leaders & Families Converge On Ocean City

For Immediate Release                                                        Contact: William Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (November 11, 2014)

Maryland education leaders and their partners are heading to Ocean City this week for the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services 2014 Professional Learning Institute (PLI).

This year’s PLI theme is “The Power of What’s Working: Spotlight on Results.” The 2014 PLI spotlights the efforts and work of State and local special education and early intervention programs to produce results for children and students and their families.

The PLI’s content applies data to informed decision-making to support the implementation of evidence-based and promising practices, as part of the DSE/EIS Strategic Plan to narrow success gaps for all students including students with disabilities. More than 300 local, State, and national leaders and families will participate during the three day Institute.

WHO:             Maryland Educators, Leaders, Families and Stakeholders

WHAT:           2014 MSDE DSE/EIS Professional Learning Institute

WHEN:           Wednesday, November 12 through Friday, November 14

WHERE:        Princess Royale Hotel Conference Center
                       9100 Coastal Highway
                       Ocean City, MD 21842
                       (410) 524-7777

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