UCS Conference

Special Olympics Colorado is proud to announce that we will be hosting the Second Annual Unified Champion Schools Conference for Educators, Paraprofessionals, Athletic Directors & School/District Administration.
This conference is dedicated to providing you with the tools and resources to enhance your current unified programs and start new unified programs across Colorado.

Conference Features

  • Potential to earn CDE hours
  • Breakout Sessions with UCS experts
  • Dedicated Regional Breakout Sessions
  • Networking and Social Events
  • Sport Specific Coaches Training
  • Unified Leadership Partner Training
  • Resource Fair
  • Student Panel
  • Lunch Provided

Conference FAQ's

  • Dress code: Sport Casual. Show off your school logo/organization logo. Bonus points given for Unified School gear! Note: Sport specific trainings require sneakers / P.E. shoes
  • Registration closes 7/3/24

Official Conference Hotel

EMBASSY SUITES LOVELAND

5705 Clydesdale Pkwy,

Loveland, CO 80538

970.593.6200

Click the map to get customized directions.

Commuter Registration (Hotel Room Not Provided)
$50.00

Conference Registration Includes: – Access to all sessions – Access to all sport specific Coach trainings – Access to Resource Fair – Access to Social Hour on July 17 – Potential to earn CDE hours (certificate provided by Special Olympics Colorado as needed) – Lunch on July 17 & July 18 – Opportunity to win TBD Giveaways This registration option is for those that do not need overnight accommodations

 

Double Occupancy Registration (Shared Hotel Room)
$100.00

Conference Registration Includes: – Hotel Room for Wednesday, July 17 (lodging confirmation will be sent over two weeks in advance. No booking is needed on your end) – Lodging is provided at double occupancy (with the option to request your own roommate) – Access to all sessions – Access to all sport specific Coach trainings – Access to Resource Fair – Access to Social Hour on July 17 – Potential to earn CDE hours (certificate provided by Special Olympics Colorado as needed) – Lunch on July 17 & July 18 – Breakfast is provided on July 18 – Opportunity to win TBD Giveaways This registration option is for those that are requesting shared overnight accommodations and live 50+ miles away from the venue.

 

Single Occupancy Admission (Need a Hotel Room)
$175.00

Conference Registration Includes: – Hotel Room for Wednesday, July 17 (lodging confirmation will be sent over two weeks in advance. No booking is needed on your end) – Lodging is provided at single occupancy – Access to all sessions – Access to all sport specific Coach trainings – Access to Resource Fair – Access to Social Hour on July 17 – Potential to earn CDE hours (certificate provided by Special Olympics Colorado as needed) – Lunch on July 17 & July 18 – Breakfast is provided on July 18 – Opportunity to win TBD Giveaways This registration option is for those that are requesting overnight accommodations and live 50+ miles away from the venue.

2024 Tentative Schedule and Presentations

Photo of USC members

2024 Special Olympics Colorado 
Unified Champion Schools Conference:

“Live Unified. Play Unified. Teach Unified.”

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Embassy Suites – Loveland

This conference is dedicated to providing educators, para-professionals, school/district administration, and UCS coaches the tools and resources to enhance their current Unified Programs and start new Unified Programs in schools across the state of Colorado. 

The Resource Fair is also open to educators, families and coaches from Special Olympics Colorado Programs. Expected attendance: 400-500 people. 

IMPORTANT DETAILS: July 17th

– Check-in/Set Up: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

– Resource Fair: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

– Exhibitors will be provided 1 table and up to 2 chairs 

– Lunch will be provided to all attendees

– All exhibitors must register to attend (see link below)

Interested in becoming an exhibitor?

REGISTER BY CLICKING BELOW

Participating Exhibitors in our 2024 Resource Fair: 

Here’s the list of organizations alphabetized:

– Adams County Foster Care
– Delight Station
– PASCO
– PEAK Parent Center
– Unique Services of Northern Colorado
– Wonder Years
Chaka Sutton
Chaka Sutton

Chief Outreach Officer and Senior Vice President of Sports
(720) 359-3102
Email:  css@specialolympicsco.org

Rick Brady

Senior Director of Unified Champion Schools
(720) 359 3103
Email: rbrady@specialolympicsco.org

Michelle Andricopoulos

Unified Champion Schools Coordinator
(720) 359-3324
Email: mandricopoulos@specialolympicsco.org

Freda Davenport

Elementary Unified Champion Schools Manager
(720) 359-3114
Email: fmd@specialolympicsco.org

Sam Parker

Southeastern Unified Champion Schools Coordinator
(720) 784-3804
Email: sparker@specialolympicsco.org

Maricela Shukie

Urban Schools Manager
(720) 359-3118
Email: mshukie@specialolympicsco.org

About
Special Olympics Colorado is proud to announce that we will be hosting the Second Annual Unified Champion Schools Conference for Educators, Paraprofessionals, Athletic Directors & School/District Administration.
This conference is dedicated to providing you with the tools and resources to enhance your current unified programs and start new unified programs across Colorado.

Conference Features

  • Potential to earn CDE hours
  • Breakout Sessions with UCS experts
  • Dedicated Regional Breakout Sessions
  • Networking and Social Events
  • Sport Specific Coaches Training
  • Unified Leadership Partner Training
  • Resource Fair
  • Student Panel
  • Lunch Provided

Conference FAQ's

  • Dress code: Sport Casual. Show off your school logo/organization logo. Bonus points given for Unified School gear! Note: Sport specific trainings require sneakers / P.E. shoes
  • Registration closes 7/3/24
Logistics and Lodging

Official Conference Hotel

EMBASSY SUITES LOVELAND

5705 Clydesdale Pkwy,

Loveland, CO 80538

970.593.6200

Click the map to get customized directions.

Attendee Registration

Commuter Registration (Hotel Room Not Provided)
$50.00

Conference Registration Includes: – Access to all sessions – Access to all sport specific Coach trainings – Access to Resource Fair – Access to Social Hour on July 17 – Potential to earn CDE hours (certificate provided by Special Olympics Colorado as needed) – Lunch on July 17 & July 18 – Opportunity to win TBD Giveaways This registration option is for those that do not need overnight accommodations

 

Double Occupancy Registration (Shared Hotel Room)
$100.00

Conference Registration Includes: – Hotel Room for Wednesday, July 17 (lodging confirmation will be sent over two weeks in advance. No booking is needed on your end) – Lodging is provided at double occupancy (with the option to request your own roommate) – Access to all sessions – Access to all sport specific Coach trainings – Access to Resource Fair – Access to Social Hour on July 17 – Potential to earn CDE hours (certificate provided by Special Olympics Colorado as needed) – Lunch on July 17 & July 18 – Breakfast is provided on July 18 – Opportunity to win TBD Giveaways This registration option is for those that are requesting shared overnight accommodations and live 50+ miles away from the venue.

 

Single Occupancy Admission (Need a Hotel Room)
$175.00

Conference Registration Includes: – Hotel Room for Wednesday, July 17 (lodging confirmation will be sent over two weeks in advance. No booking is needed on your end) – Lodging is provided at single occupancy – Access to all sessions – Access to all sport specific Coach trainings – Access to Resource Fair – Access to Social Hour on July 17 – Potential to earn CDE hours (certificate provided by Special Olympics Colorado as needed) – Lunch on July 17 & July 18 – Breakfast is provided on July 18 – Opportunity to win TBD Giveaways This registration option is for those that are requesting overnight accommodations and live 50+ miles away from the venue.

Conference Schedule and Presentations

2024 Tentative Schedule and Presentations

Photo of USC members
Resource Fair

2024 Special Olympics Colorado 
Unified Champion Schools Conference:

“Live Unified. Play Unified. Teach Unified.”

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Embassy Suites – Loveland

This conference is dedicated to providing educators, para-professionals, school/district administration, and UCS coaches the tools and resources to enhance their current Unified Programs and start new Unified Programs in schools across the state of Colorado. 

The Resource Fair is also open to educators, families and coaches from Special Olympics Colorado Programs. Expected attendance: 400-500 people. 

IMPORTANT DETAILS: July 17th

– Check-in/Set Up: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

– Resource Fair: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

– Exhibitors will be provided 1 table and up to 2 chairs 

– Lunch will be provided to all attendees

– All exhibitors must register to attend (see link below)

Interested in becoming an exhibitor?

REGISTER BY CLICKING BELOW

Participating Exhibitors in our 2024 Resource Fair: 

Here’s the list of organizations alphabetized:

– Adams County Foster Care
– Delight Station
– PASCO
– PEAK Parent Center
– Unique Services of Northern Colorado
– Wonder Years
Your UCS Team
Chaka Sutton
Chaka Sutton

Chief Outreach Officer and Senior Vice President of Sports
(720) 359-3102
Email:  css@specialolympicsco.org

Rick Brady

Senior Director of Unified Champion Schools
(720) 359 3103
Email: rbrady@specialolympicsco.org

Michelle Andricopoulos

Unified Champion Schools Coordinator
(720) 359-3324
Email: mandricopoulos@specialolympicsco.org

Freda Davenport

Elementary Unified Champion Schools Manager
(720) 359-3114
Email: fmd@specialolympicsco.org

Sam Parker

Southeastern Unified Champion Schools Coordinator
(720) 784-3804
Email: sparker@specialolympicsco.org

Maricela Shukie

Urban Schools Manager
(720) 359-3118
Email: mshukie@specialolympicsco.org