10th Annual Partnership Conference for Educational Renewal has ended
Please read below for important information in planning your conference experience!
  • We are attempting to drastically reduce paper so bring an electronic device to access the Conference website and your schedule. No print copies of the schedule will be available.
 PARKING – see http://www.winthrop.edu/uploadedFiles/virtualtour/maps/ParkingMap.pdf
  • Parking will be in the Founders Lot – Letter D on the map linked above. The opening session will be held at Richardson Ballroom in the DiGiorgio Campus Center, and all conference sessions will be held in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (#16) and Owens Hall (#18)
  • Parking passes are NOT required.
  • Feedback links for individual sessions are provided on the Conference website by clicking “Feedback Survey” in the session details.
  • A link to an overall Conference evaluation will be emailed to participants after the Conference. Once you complete the evaluation, you will receive a code with directions to receive your certificate via email.
Many thanks to the 2019 Conference Planning Committee!  

Minnie Mize

Winthrop University
Assistant Professor
Dr. Mize is an Assistant Professor in Education Core and Special Education in the Richard W. Riley College of Education at Winthrop University. Her main areas of research focus on technology-assisted reading interventions for students with learning disabilities and difficulties as well as self-efficacy of teacher candidates in an inclusive classroom setting. She previously worked in the inclusive classroom setting in a public elementary school as a full-time teacher for five years and also worked as a Clinical Faculty for three years before coming to Winthrop. Dr. Mize has over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals in recent years and enjoys bringing her knowledge of the latest educational research into her classroom. As a researcher, she has conducted several research studies for students with learning disabilities and difficulties as well as students with autism spectrum disorders to help them improve their knowledge and skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. She has served as a co-chair of Leadership Development Committee of Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) and a Consulting Editor for Learning Disability Quarterly (LDQ). Dr. Mize holds a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.Ed. and B.Ed. from Seoul National University of Education in Seoul, South Korea. In her free time, Dr. Mize loves cooking, writing, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their fur baby, Timmy.