I met with Mahuri Mulekar, Professor and Department Chair at the University of South Alabama, and some of her colleagues on October 5th at 9:00. I shared my number line to 10,000,000 and other math manipulatives. Based on their feedback, they were very complimentary about my teaching strategies. Thanks again for your time and willingness to hear new ideas!

During my fall break, I am going to Mobile, AL to visit family and share some math ideas! While I am there, I am going to meet with Mandy Sullivan, Principal at the Southwest Regional Center for the Deaf and Blind, on October 4th at 2:00. I am looking forward to meeting her and her teachers in a about three weeks!

I just received notification that my proposal to present at the 2017 Tennessee Math Association Conference was accepted! My session will be at the University of Tennessee- Martin campus on September 30th at 10:00- 11:00.

This will be my third different conference in Tennessee; I have done sessions at the 2016 Tennessee Unity Conference and 2016 Tennessee Council for Exceptional Children Conference. I am looking forward to helping more students in state. See you in a month!

I appreciate Anne McQuade, Director of the Deaf-Blind Access of the South, for posting my CEC article on their Facebook page. To view the article, click on the CEC Visual Impairment and Deafblind Education Quarterly link on my website.

Suwanda Coffey, Math Specialist at West Georgia RESA, has offered to share my manipulatives at her upcoming training on September 20th. Ms. Coffey is going to share manipulatives with the teachers in grades 3-5, instructional coaches, and administrators in her region. Thanks for your help Ms. Coffey!

I just received confirmation from Martha Veto, Georgia Sensory Assistance Project Coordinator, that my session is at 9:15-10:15 on October 20, 2017. I am looking forward to sharing my strategies in Macon, GA.

I emailed my CEC article and Easter Seals Indianapolis to Pam Chapin, Program Director of Junior Blind Kids of America. After reviewing the information I sent her, she offered to share my information with teachers, colleagues, and other who might be interested. I really appreciate her willingness to help, especially since the 2017-18 school year started for teachers on July 24th.

I just saw that my proposal to present at the 2017 Georgia Vision Educators Statewide Conference on Friday, October 20th was accepted!

I accepted the information to do 3- 20 minute table talk sessions at the 2018 Learning Disabilities Association Conference in Atlanta this February. See you there!

I received notification from Traci Lipple of the Planning Committee for Learning Disabilities of America. Ms. Lipple informed me that my proposal to present at LDA’s 2018 International Conference in Atlanta, GA on February 21, 2018 at 4:00-5:00. I have a few minor questions about the conference. Please follow my “Latest News’ for updated information.