Spring 2019 Conference

The purpose of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) conference is to promote the improvement of rehabilitation services available to people with disabilities through quality education and research.

Conference Dates & Location

Tuesday, April 16 – Thursday, April 18, 2019 in San Diego, CA.

Conference Theme & Tracks

Theme – “Honoring our Rich History – Leading the Future”


  1. Advocating for the Profession and/or for Individuals with Disabilities.
  2. Educating Graduate Students in Rehabilitation Counseling: Best Practices and Outcomes (New Track Added 10/29/18).
  3. Educating Undergraduates in Rehabilitation: Best Practices and Outcomes.
  4. Emerging Strategies, Models & Interventions used in Collaboration with Individuals with Disabilities to improve Quality of life and/or Employment Outcomes.
  5. Integrating Multicultural Competency and Social Advocacy into the Rehabilitation Counseling Curriculum.
  6. Promising, Developing, and Existing Relationships and International Rehabilitation.
  7. Understanding the Impact of Disability on the Individual.
  8. Understanding Societal Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

Call for Proposals – Closed

Deadline date to submit proposal was MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2018 by 10:00PM PT. No extensions provided after this date.

Conference Agenda

A draft agenda will be announced by the end of December 2018.

Invited Speaker

To be announced by December 2018.

Conference Registration

To be announced by December 2018.

Conference Hotel Reservation

Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina -1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.

Hotel reservations will be announced by December 2018.

Airport Information

San Diego International Airport – 3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Sponsorship Opportunities

To be announced by December 2018.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be available Tuesday, April 16 – Thursday, April 18, 2019 for the following: Pre-Conference Workshops, General, Concurrent, Seminar and Scientific Poster Presentations conducted during the conference. CEU’s for ethics and general credits will be available to all CRC holders. The CRCC forms will be available onsite at the registration desk and will include more detailed information needed to obtain CEU’s.