2019 State Conference

Together Toward Tomorrow

AZAD State Conference 2019

Tucson, Arizona
December 6 to 8, 2019

Conference Schedule

Friday, December 6

5:00 – 7:00 PM
Fundraiser Dinner
Tucson Community Outreach Center
1436 N. 11th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705

Saturday, December 7

Arizona Schools for the Deaf and Blind
1200 W. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745

7:30 – 9:00 AM
Registration/Day Camp
Gym Parking Lot
1200 W. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745

9:00 – 9:45 AM
Opening Ceremony
Big Gym

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Exhibits (all day)
Small Gym
Eegee’s sandwiches provided from 12:00 – 12:30 PM

ASDB Homecoming Games at Big Gym

  • 12:30PM: Boys Middle School
  • 2:00PM- Girl High School
  • 4:00PM- Boys High School
  • 5:30PM- 1984 Class Reunion & Homecoming Court

6-7PM – Closing Ceremony – Tacolicious @ Cafeteria (A Deaf-owned business)
7-8:30PM: Meeting & Election
8:30-9PM: Awards

Deaf Night Life (DNL)
Happy Hour at 4th Ave

Workshops

Workshops being held and their presenters:

  • James Wilson IV & Beca Bailey – “Parents Rights and Self Advocacy”
  • Delynn Sanders – “Understanding Addiction within Deaf Communities”
  • Dr. Kendra Benedict & Ms. Christina Vorreyer-Davis -“ASDB Early Learning & Deaf Mentor Program: Onward and Upward”
  • Beca Bailey, Astrid A. Goodstein, Betty McEntire–”Language and Literacy Readiness for Deaf & Hard- of- Hearing Children Entering Kindergarten in Arizona: Time for Action”
  • Neil Sprouse – “Grasping The
    World of Tomorrow: Transformative Leadership and Activism”

All presentations will be offered in American Sign Language (ASL). Spoken English interpretation will be provided. Spoken Spanish interpretation is available upon request. Please email Jennifer.Hensley@asdb.az.gov. For additional accommodations, please email stateconf@azadinc.org. All requests must be received by November 15, 2019.

Conference Pricings

Combo Ticket
$40 (AZAD Member)
$60 (Non-Member)
$25 (Student with ID)
$25 (ASDB/PDSD Discount)

Friday Night Tickets

$5 – Fundraiser Dinner

Day Camp

$5 – Per Kid Cost (Age 5+)

Membership

$24 – Regular
$12 – Senior Citizen