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.
Registration scholarships are available for students and family members. Contact email@example.com to request an application.
Interested in becoming a sponsor State of the Art or Student Leadership Conference? Contact conference manager Karly Grifasi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2022 State of the Art Conference will be at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center in Syracuse, NY. The discounted room block is currently full, you may be able to search the hotel website for a room at the regular rate.
Program Development and Evaluation
Policy and Systems Change
Research and Evaluation
Transition to College
Know someone who is making an impact in the field of inclusive higher education? Nominate them for a leadership award! Nominations are currently closed.
Beth Myers, Lawrence B. Taishoff Assistant Professor of Inclusive Education; Director, Taishoff Center
Margaret “Margo” Izzo, Nisonger Center UCEDD, Professor Emeritus, Special Education & Psychology, The Ohio State University