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Tri-State Webinar Series

This is a collaborative project between the Colorado Department of Education, Kansas TASN Autism and Tertiary Behaviors Supports Group, and the Nebraska Autism Supports Network. To receive credit and a training certificate for the webinar class, please follow the directions in the certificate section on each webinar page. 

Professional Development Portal

The archived Tri-State Webinars have been moved to CDE's Professional Development Portal.

Autism Library of
On-Demand Resources


2019-2020 Webinars

Fall 2019 

September 11, 2019
Presented by Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
September 18, 2019


September 25, 2019
Presented by Ashley Meyer M.Ed. BCBA, and Meggin Funk CCC-SLP
October 2, 2019
Presented by Ashley Meyer M.Ed. BCBA, and Meggin Funk CCC-SLP


October 23, 2019
Presented by Lindy McDaniel, M.S. Ed.


December 4, 2019

Presented by Teri McGill M.Ed., BCBA, Beth Klootwyk, Ed.S., and Amber Wicherski M.Ed

Spring 2020

January 15, 2020
Presented by Ashley Meyer M.Ed. BCBA, and Meggin Funk CCC-SLP
January 22, 2020
Communication: A vital tool to build student success - Part 2
Presented by Ashley Meyer M.Ed. BCBA, and Meggin Funk CCC-SLP
January 29, 2020
ASD Identification within Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Presented by Bryn Harris, Ph.D., Associate Professor , University of Colorado Denver


February 5, 2020

Post-Secondary Education and ASD
Presented by Marc Ellison, Ed. D.


February 19, 2020
Presented by Jodi LeGray & Kelly Tousley
February 26 , 2019
Presented by Lisa Combs, M.A.
March 4, 2020

March 11, 2020
April 22, 2020
Evidence Based Practices During Daily Routines Ages 0-3
Presented by Teri McGill M.Ed., BCBA
May 13, 2020
Presented by Susan Hepburn, Ph.D. Colorado State University

2020-2021 Webinars

Fall 2020

August 27, 2020

Providing Intensive Teaching Services in a Virtual Environment
Presented by Mary Ellen Hodge

September 2, 2020

Reopening Schools for ALL Students: Planning and Designing for Effective Instruction
Presented by Sean Smith, Ph.D.

September 24, 2020

Trauma Informed Practices: Understanding Why Students Do What They Do
Presenter: Linda Aldridge, Ph.D.

October 1, 2020

How do you Support Executive Functioning During Online Learning?
Presenter: Laura Anthony, PhD

November 4, 2020 

Social Engagement & The Steps to Being Social
Presenters: Marci Laurel, MA, CCC-SLP & Kathleen Mo Taylor, OTR/L

November 11, 2020

Strategies to Support Better Student Behavior
Presenters: Ashley Bauer, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA & Meggin Funk, M.S.Ed, CCC-SLP, BCBA

December 2, 2020

Mental Health & Autism Spectrum Disorders: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Students
Presenters: Teri McGill M.Ed., BCBA/ Annette Wragge M.Ed., BCBA

Spring 2021

January 27, 2021

Masking and Mental Health
Presenter: Jacquelyn Fede, Ph.D.

February 10, 2021 

Changing Mindsets to Prepare Students with Disabilities for Integrated Employment and Success in Adult Life
Presenter: Beth Clavenna-Deane, Ph.D.

February 17, 2021

Digitizing Learning for Students with Autism
Presenter: Sean J. Smith, Ph.D.

March 3, 2021 

Practical Strategies for Obtaining Critical Mass
Presenter: Kerry Mataya, M.S. Ed.

March 17, 2021

Early Identification of Autism in Girls
Presenter: Susan Hepburn, Ph.D.

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