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Neuroscience and Education: The Connection

Date: May 31, 2018 to June 01, 2018

Time: 7:30AM to 3:30PM

Location: Currey Ingram Academy, 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN


Neuroscience and Education: The Connection
A summer symposium hosted by the Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and Peabody College at Vanderbilt

Thursday and Friday, May 31-June 1, 2018

Location: Currey Ingram Academy, 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN. Click here to view a map.

This is a one-stop symposium for educators and other professionals to hear about the latest brain research as it relates to education and to learn the latest evidence-based strategies for implementing this research in the classroom. Other topics covered will include, but are not limited to, ADHD, anxiety and depression, brain plasticity, reading, executive functioning, auditory processing disorder, autism and mindfulness.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Visit the Currey Ingram page for more information and to register.

Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Breakfast and lunch are included both days. Participants will receive a professional development certificate as well. If choosing the payment by check option, registration is not complete until a check is received. Please note, there are no discounts for partial or one-day registration. An email address for each person attending the symposium is required to complete the registration. One person can register multiple persons; email addresses are required. We will then contact each person to register for the sessions.

Early Bird registration is $200 per single registration; $175 per person for groups of three or more; $150 per person for groups of 10 or more; $100 for college and graduate students. Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Breakfast and lunch are included each day. Early Bird registration runs through Apr. 30.

Checks and purchase orders can be made out to Currey Ingram Academy, with "Neuroscience" in the memo line. These can be mailed to Currey Ingram Academy, 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027.

Please contact Karen Buckner if you need help or have questions regarding the symposium or registration.


2018 Plenary Lectures and Speakers:

Larry Rosen, Ph.D., will speak on “Technology on the Brain: Education in a High-Tech World.” Dr. Rosen is professor emeritus and past chair of the Psychology Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Ola Ozernov-Palchik, M.S., will speak on “Insights from Cognitive Neuroscienceinto the Development of the Reading Brain.” Ms. Ozernov-Palchik is a developmental cognitive neuroscience researcher studying reading development and dyslexia.

2018 Agenda:

Click on the "Register" button above to view the full agenda.

Continuing Education Credits:

This course is offered for 1.05 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level; professional area) if the participant attends the entire two-day symposium. ASHA CEUs and a Certificate of Attendance are provided upon request.


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vanderbilt University Medical Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this educational activity for 10.5 CE credits toward the continuing education for psychologists.

Institutional Sponsors:

  • Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy
  • Currey Ingram Academy
  • Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
  • Vanderbilt Brain Institute
  • Vanderbilt Peabody College

For more information, contact Karen Buckner at karen.buckner@curreyingram.org or call (615) 507-3180, ext. 218.

ASHA

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).