The State of the Art Conference (SOTA) provides provides opportunities for colleges, universities, researchers, program staff, parents and self-advocates to learn about the current state of research and practice in the field of inclusive postsecondary/higher education, and to network with each other. Conference speakers include faculty and staff from postsecondary education initiatives, parents, self-advocates, and other experts—sharing effective practices and leading group discussions. The 2022 conference is themed around A Decade of Progress at State of the Art: Exploring the next frontier of Inclusive Higher Education.
Registration scholarships are available for students and family members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application.
Interested in becoming a sponsor State of the Art or Student Leadership Conference? Contact conference manager Karly Grifasi at email@example.com.
The 2022 State of the Art Conference will be at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center in Syracuse, NY. A discounted hotel room group rate is available for attendees.
Items listed under each themes are suggestion for proposals and possible topics of conference sessions, but are not meant to be a complete list.
Program Development and Evaluation
Policy and Systems Change
Research and Evaluation
Transition to College