Date: October 14-15, 2019
Location: Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Originally from Edmonton, and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Shelley Moore is a highly sought after teacher, researcher, speaker and storyteller and has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the United States. Her research and work has been featured at national and international conferences and are constructed based on theory and effective practices of inclusion, special education, curriculum and teacher professional development. Her first book, "One Without the Other" was released in July 2016 to follow up her TEDx talk hosted in Langley in January 2016. Shelley completed an undergraduate degree in Special Education at the University of Alberta, her masters at Simon Fraser University and is currently a SSHRC funded PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia.
Survivor, believer, figher - Tasha Schuh is an inspiration and hope for all who face life's greatest challenges. Tasha's life changed dramatcially when she was 16 years old; she was in a theater accident that left her paralyzed from the chest down. Today she has accomplished more than she could have every dreamed. She has been the winner of numerous awards including the National Rehabilitation Champion Award and the Hometown Hero Award. In addition to authoring the books, My Last Step Backward and My Next Step Forward. Tasha travels and shares her story of resilience and triumph over tragedy at schools, conferences and organizations. "I have such a wonderful life that I wouldn't trade it with anyone." Tasha resides with her husband, Doug, in Ellsworth, Wisconsin.