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March 2019

Bullying Prevention: What Parents Can Do

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, Inc., 6327 US Highway 63
West Plains, MO 65775 United States
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This training contains an overview of the dynamics of bullying, including what bullying is, what the types of bullying are, who is bullied, and why children are bullied. Other topics include steps to intervene in bullying behavior, how to encourage students who witness bullying to take action, the role of the school, and laws and policies.

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April 2019

Understanding the IEP Process and IEP Clinic

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Independent Living Center, 2639 E. 34th Street
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Your child’s IEP is the cornerstone of their education. This workshop offers an in-depth look at the evaluation process, qualifying for an IEP, the many components that must be addressed in the IEP document, as well as how progress will be monitored. As a result of this training, parents will gain a better understanding of their role as an equal participant in the IEP Process. After the workshop, MPACT staff will be available to review student IEP's.  Please bring a…

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Steps to Success: First Steps Parental Rights

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
On my Own, 428 E. Highland Ave.
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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This workshop explains the Parental Rights document that all First Steps families receive and helps families understand what they and their child’s rights are under Part C of IDEA.

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Steps to Success: Family Record Keeping

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
On my Own, 428 E. Highland Ave.
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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This workshop is designed to help families understand the importance of keeping and organizing their child’s records. We will discuss what types of records and documentation are important to keep and why.

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Understanding the IEP Process and IEP Clinic

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Your child’s IEP is the cornerstone of their education. This workshop offers an in-depth look at the evaluation process, qualifying for an IEP, the many components that must be addressed in the IEP document, as well as how progress will be monitored. As a result of this training, parents will gain a better understanding of their role as an equal participant in the IEP Process. After the workshop, MPACT staff will be available to review student IEP's.  Please bring a…

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Understanding the IEP Process and IEP Clinic

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT
The Library Center at Springfield Public Library, 4653 S. Campbell
Springfield, MO 64810 United States
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Your child’s IEP is the cornerstone of their education. This workshop offers an in-depth look at the evaluation process, qualifying for an IEP, the many components that must be addressed in the IEP document, as well as how progress will be monitored. As a result of this training, parents will gain a better understanding of their role as an equal participant in the IEP Process. After the workshop, MPACT staff will be available to review student IEP's.  Please bring a…

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May 2019

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Seminar in Columbia, MO

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm CDT
Mizzou University- Stotler Lounge, S102 Memorial Union, 518 Hitt Street
Columbia, MO 65211 United States
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MPACT hosts Pete Wright, Esq. of Wrightslaw  Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Seminar Acquire collaborative strategies Navigate complexities of IEPs and 504 Plans Special education law, rights and responsibilities  Tests and measurements to measure progress and regression SMART Individualized Education Plans (IEP) Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific.…

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Important Details

In-person trainings are offered throughout the state of Missouri. Parents living outside the state are permitted to attend but are encouraged to attend trainings in their home state. States have different laws and procedures regarding how children with disabilities receive special education and related services.

MPACT offers parents and professionals a variety of online and in-person trainings. All trainings are FREE of charge. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a training for your area or organization.

Please register for any of the workshops you would like to attend so we can send you electronic copies of the materials and notify you of any changes in the schedule.

If there is inclement weather and the school district located in the area where the training is being held cancels school, the MPACT training will also be cancelled. Participants who have registered online will be notified via email.

 

 

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