Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

August 2019

Steps to Success: Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop is designed to support families of young children who are new to the process of working with caregivers and providers on how to communicate effectively regarding your child.

Find out more »

Art of Effective Advocacy

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
Polk County Library, 1690 West Broadway
Bolivar, MO 65613 United States
+ Google Map

If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

Find out more »

Student Led IEP Meetings

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
+ Google Map

Engaging students to participate in their IEP meetings has been shown to develop student’s skills in self advocacy and self determination. This training will provide students with a better understanding of what an IEP is and why it is important as well as how to participate in and present information at their own IEP meetings.

Find out more »

Special Education Law

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Polk County Library, 1690 West Broadway
Bolivar, MO 65613 United States
+ Google Map

In order to be effective when advocating for your child’s education, you need to understand the laws that can impact their educational experience. This training will provide an overview of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Find out more »

Understanding the IEP Process (with special focus on Dyslexia)

August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
ReachUp Outreach, 1201 Truman Blvd
Caruthersville, MO 63830 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: IDEA Part C to Part B (Transition from First Steps to Early Childhood Education)

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
On My Own, 428 E. Highland Avenue
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop is designed to help parents of young children make a smooth transition from IFSP (Part C of IDEA) services to IEP (Part B of IDEA) services. Learn when the transition process should begin, what the difference in services will be, as well as the difference in qualification criteria.

Find out more »

Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Compass Health, 227 Metro Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109 United States
+ Google Map

The term “Section 504” refers to a specific part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by any program or activity that receives federal funding. This includes all public schools and any private schools that receive federal funds. Learn about the legal background of Section 504, the evaluation process, 504 plans and services and the procedural safeguards in place to protect individuals with disabilities.

Find out more »

Understanding the IEP Process

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Trails West Branch Library, 11401 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64052 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Art of Effective Advocacy

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
BW Robinson School, 300 Lanning Lane
Rolla, MO 65401 United States
+ Google Map

If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

Find out more »

Art of Effective Advocacy

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
BW Robinson School, 300 Lanning Lane
Rolla, MO 65401 United States
+ Google Map

If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Kennett Library, 209 N. Main Street
Kennett, MO 63587 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop is designed to support families of young children who are new to the process of working with caregivers and providers on how to communicate effectively regarding your child.

Find out more »

Understanding the IEP Process

August 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Family Advocacy Solutions, 600 Dairy, Suite J
Monnett, MO 65708 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: IDEA Part C to Part B (Transition from First Steps to Early Childhood Education)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop is designed to help parents of young children make a smooth transition from IFSP (Part C of IDEA) services to IEP (Part B of IDEA) services. Learn when the transition process should begin, what the difference in services will be, as well as the difference in qualification criteria.

Find out more »

Student Led IEP Meetings

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ILRC, 1760 Southridge Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109 United States
+ Google Map

Engaging students to participate in their IEP meetings has been shown to develop student’s skills in self advocacy and self determination. This training will provide students with a better understanding of what an IEP is and why it is important as well as how to participate in and present information at their own IEP meetings.

Find out more »

Special Education Law

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Kansas City Public Library | Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th Street
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
+ Google Map

In order to be effective when advocating for your child’s education, you need to understand the laws that can impact their educational experience. This training will provide an overview of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Find out more »

Special Education Law

August 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
Joplin Public Library, 1901 East 20th
Joplin, MO 64084 United States
+ Google Map

In order to be effective when advocating for your child’s education, you need to understand the laws that can impact their educational experience. This training will provide an overview of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Find out more »

Art of Effective Advocacy

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Joplin Public Library, 1901 East 20th
Joplin, MO 64084 United States
+ Google Map

If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

Find out more »

September 2019

Understanding the Evaluation Process

September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
The Independent Living Center, 2639 East 34th Street
Joplin, MO 64084 United States
+ Google Map

The evaluation process is the first step in determining if a child needs special education services, a Section 504 Plan or another educational intervention. Parents need to understand the reasons to have a child evaluated, the steps in the evaluation process and the options that can be pursued if there is a disagreement about evaluation.

Find out more »

Special Education: What I Need to Know and IEP Clinic

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Missouri Families 4 Families Parent Group, 3705 Route C
Jefferson City, MO 65109 United States
+ Google Map

This free training helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability. Bring your child's IEP and MPACT staff will review the document with you after the training.  

Find out more »

Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Pulaski County Special Services, 105 Ichord
Waynesville, MO 65583 United States
+ Google Map

The term “Section 504” refers to a specific part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by any program or activity that receives federal funding. This includes all public schools and any private schools that receive federal funds. Learn about the legal background of Section 504, the evaluation process, 504 plans and services and the procedural safeguards in place to protect individuals with disabilities.

Find out more »

Disagreement Resolution Process

September 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Naylor Library, 105 Kelsey
Naylor, MO 63953 United States
+ Google Map

Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Find out more »

Understanding the IEP Process

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Pulaski County Special Services, 105 Ichord
Waynesville, MO 65583 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Special Education: What I Need to Know

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Trails West Branch Library, 11401 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64052 United States
+ Google Map

This free training helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability.

Find out more »

Dispute Resolution Process and Autism Awareness Q&A

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Kansas City Public Library | North East Branch Library, 6000 Wilson Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64123 United States
+ Google Map

Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
On My Own, 428 E. Highland Avenue
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop is designed to support families of young children who are new to the process of working with caregivers and providers on how to communicate effectively regarding your child.

Find out more »

Art of Effective Advocacy

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Kansas City Public Library | Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th Street
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
+ Google Map

Art of Effective Advocacy If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: Family Record Keeping

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Kennett Library, 209 N. Main Street
Kennett, MO 63587 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: IDEA Part C to Part B (Transition from First Steps to Early Childhood Education)

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop is designed to help parents of young children make a smooth transition from IFSP (Part C of IDEA) services to IEP (Part B of IDEA) services. Learn when the transition process should begin, what the difference in services will be, as well as the difference in qualification criteria.

Find out more »

Steps to Success: Parental Rights in First Steps

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

Bullying Prevention | What Parents Can Do

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Red Bridge Elementary, 10781 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

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.

 

 

Pin It on Pinterest