Three SECD faculty to present at Council for Exceptional Children Convention

Three faculty from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will lead sessions at the 2018 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo Wednesday-Saturday, February 7-10, in Tampa, Florida.

Research assistant professor Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo and research professor Alex Trout will present two sessions together, while assistant professor Jessica Namkung will lead a poster session at the convention. The schedule for the sessions led by Nebraska faculty is below.

Friday, Feb. 9
9:45-10:30 a.m. - poster session
Jessica Namkung
"Growth Patterns in Informal Versus Formal Mathematics Knowledge Among Children With and Without Mathematics Learning Difficulties"

Friday, Feb. 9
2:45-3:45 p.m.
Alex Trout & Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo
"Promoting Health Literacy in Secondary Students with High Incidence Disabilities through Web-Based Learning"

Saturday, Feb. 10
9:15-10:15 a.m.
Jacqueline Huscroft-D'Angelo & Alex Trout
"Understanding Empowerment in Families At Risk: Implications and Strategies for School-Based Settings"

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. The CEC Convention & Expo is the largest special education professional development event for all educators. To learn more about CEC, visit