Registration is Closed! 2023 Opening Doors - Unlocking Potential (ODUP): Evolution in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

This is a completed event.


ODUP 2023 is an in-person event bringing together professionals and parents from across the Commonwealth of Virginia to engage in dialogue, discussion, and learning methods to strengthen academic outcomes for children who are deaf and hard of hearing in order to increase the knowledge and skills of those who can have a positive impact on a student's educational process. The registration deadline is June 6, 2023. Registrations received after this deadline will incur an additional $10 fee. Credit card payments can be made online upon registering. Refunds are not available.

Participant Registration Fees through 6/6/2023
  • VA Public School/ State Operated Program Professional $200.00

  • Private Agency/ Out of State Professional                        $225.00

  • Paraprofessional/ University Student/ Parent                    $100.00

Marriot Richmond, Short Pump Hotel: A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Richmond Short Pump for participants needing overnight lodging. To reserve a single/double room at the government rate of $94 per person/per night + tax ($106.50), please click here or contact the hotel and mention "Opening Doors - Unlocking Potential". NOTE: The reservation deadline is 5:00 PM on Tuesday, June 4, 2023. Lodging availability cannot be guaranteed after this date.


6/22/2023 9:00 AM ET - 6/22/2023 5:00 PM ET,
6/23/2023 7:30 AM ET - 6/23/2023 4:15 PM ET


Marriott Richmond, Short Pump
4240 Dominion Blvd.
Glen Allen, VA 23060


Tracey Yurechko
LaNeka Brown


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