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Annual Dinner: Wolcott School: From Concept to Commencement

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Gusto Ristorante Italiano, 1834 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL


  • Speakers and Advisory Board Members

Registration deadline: April 25, 2016

Please note that your membership must be up to date in order to receive the membership rate.

Registration re-opened! Deadline extended!!

Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education


Annual Dinner

Tuesday May 3, 2016

Wolcott School:  From Concept to Commencement

presented by Dr. Miriam Pike, Principal

Gusto Ristorante Italiano 

1834 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL

Dr. Miriam Pike is the Founding Head of School for Wolcott School, the first high school in the Chicagoland area for students with learning disabilities.  She will share the development of the school from its conception through the first graduation class.

6:00 PM  Appetizers and Punch

6:30 PM  Dinner (Choice of Entree and Dessert)

8:00 Speaker

Dr. Pike previously held the position of Special Education Department Chair at Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois, where she worked with staff members, students, and families for over 30 years.  She holds a bachelor's degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Northern Illinois University, a master's degree in Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University, and a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Northwestern University.  Her dissertation is entitled 'Achievement Goals and Academic Success for Secondary Students With and Without Learning Disabilities.'  In her precious free time, she enjoys classical music, dance, and spending time with her family.

For more information and to register online go to May 2016 Dinner

*Your membership must be up to date in order to receive the membership rate.

DISCLAIMER:  PLD/SE is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.

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