August 17, 2022 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Waynesville Public Library
306 Historic 66 W Waynesville
MO 65583
Back to School In-Person Training Series for Parents @ Waynesville Public Library

Join us for this training series to help prepare you for the upcoming school year.

About this event

8/17/2022 Bully Prevention:What Parents Need to Know 9:30AM

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.

8/17/2022 Section 504 10:30AM

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.

8/17/22 Understanding the IEP Process 12:00 PM

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.

8/17/22 The Art of Effective Advocacy 1:15 PM to 2:30 PM

This training will focus on the skills of how to be an effective advocate, why you should advocate for your child, and how to know your options. Learn the importance of what documents to gather and keep as well as organizing your child’s records and files. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems