CESD invites you to this year's Dyslexia Conference!

Providing child-centered disability law training for public schools for over 20 years.

In Person

October 17 - 18, 2022 @ Kalahari Resorts Round Rock, Texas


October 24 - November 15, 2022

All registrations for the Conference must be completed online.

Why choose CESD?

The primary role of the Council of Educators is to provide public educators with quality training events on disability law issues. With over 20 years of experience, we know what works.

Practical Approach

CESD strives to identify and present the latest information and legal changes that are most important to public educators with a straightforward approach.

Hybrid Conference

We provide both an in-person and a virtual version of both conferences. This allows attendees to participate in our conferences from wherever they are.

Expert Speakers

The CESD Faculty is chosen from experts and skilled practitioners with a passion for what they do and a love for the students they serve.

Amazing Venue

Kalahari Resorts in Round Rock, Texas is the perfect environment for you to attend our conferences in the day in a comfortable environment and enjoy yourself at night.

Where will it be?

Whether in-person or virtually, our hybrid conferences allows all attendees to attend and participate from anywhere.

Kalahari Resorts 

Our new home is the Kalahari Resorts in Round Rock (just north of Austin). We think you will love the space, restaurant choices, and amenities which include the largest indoor waterpark in the United States, a bowling alley, massive arcade, and more.

We're also offering a great room rate!

Virtual Conference 

We provide a virtual version of both conferences that consists of a 21-day window during which you choose what, when and how long to watch.

All of our presenters will prepare a recorded version of their session and virtual attendees have access to all written materials in a PDF and two live Q&A’s.

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Meet Our Speakers

From university lecturers to attorneys and intervention specialist, at CESD you will find a variety of experts eager to teach you what they're passionate about.

Dr. Dawn Flannagan

Dr. Dawn Flannagan

Professor of Psychology & Director of School Psychology Training Programs

St. John's University

Andrea Ogonosky

Andrea Ogonosky

Educational Consultant/Author

Dave Richards

Dave Richards

Attorney & Managing Partner

Richards Lindsay & Martin, LLP

Jose Martín

Jose Martín


Richards Lindsay & Martin, LLP


Mikaela McCusker

Dyslexia Teacher


Traci Newman

Education Specialist - Dyslexia



Janeia Vorderkunz

Special Education Liaison



Gabriela Gardner

Interventionist Specialist

Alief ISD


Dena Crook

Senior Lecturer

Texas State University


Daniel Terrazas

Director of Special Programs

Marion ISD


Krystie Griffin

Intervention Coordinator

Lake Travis ISD

Will you be there?

We are really excited to have you join us for our Dyslexia Conference! Whether it be in-person or virtually, we hope you can make it.

There are limited spaces for the in-person event, so register today to make sure you can be there!

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