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Aug
11
Thu
Art of Effective Advocacy (In Person Training) @ West Central Community Action
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Art of Effective Advocacy (In Person Training) @ West Central Community Action

Art of Effective Advocacy, learn how to communicate with your child’s school effectively.

About this event

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.

Aug
15
Mon
Section 504 and Students with Disabilities (In Person Training) @ Free Methodist Church
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Section 504 and Students with Disabilities (In Person Training) @ Free Methodist Church

Section 504 refers to a specific part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities…

About this event

Join us for a training to learn about the background of Section 504, the evaluation process, 504 plans and services and the procedural safeguards in place to protect individuals with disabilities.

Back to School Bootcamp Webinar Series @ Virtual
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm
Back to School Bootcamp Webinar Series @ Virtual

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

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8/1/22 Special Education Law – A Brief Overview 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Every Child Succeeds Act.

8/8/22 Understanding the Evaluation Process 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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.

8/15/22 Understanding the IEP Process 6:00 PM to 7:30 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.

8/22/22 Dispute Resolution Process 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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. It will address inform parents of their other options when disagreements arise and cover the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

8/29/22 The Art of Effective Advocacy 6:00 PM to 7:30 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

Aug
17
Wed
Back to School In-Person Training Series for Parents @ Waynesville Public Library
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
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.

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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

Steps to Success-Parental Rights @ virtual
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Steps to Success-Parental Rights @ virtual

Understanding Parental Rights as a First Steps family

About this event

Join us for a training designed to explain the Parental Rights document that all First Steps families receive and help families understand what they and their child’s rights are under Part C of IDEA.

Aug
20
Sat
Understanding the Evaluation Process (In Person Training) @ Mid-Continent Public Library - South Independence Branch
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Understanding the Evaluation Process (In Person Training) @ Mid-Continent Public Library - South Independence Branch

The evaluation process is the first step in determining if a child needs special education services…

About this event

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.

Understanding the IEP Process (In Person Training) @ Mid-Continent Public Library - South Independence Branch
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Understanding the IEP Process (In Person Training) @ Mid-Continent Public Library - South Independence Branch

Come learn all about the IEP components and process.

About this event

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.

Aug
22
Mon
Transitions: ECSE to Elementary School @ Virtual
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Transitions: ECSE to Elementary School @ Virtual

Making the transition from early childhood into elementary school

About this event

Join us for a training that discusses tips for the transition from early childhood into elementary school as well as information surrounding IEPs components

Back to School Bootcamp Webinar Series @ Virtual
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Back to School Bootcamp Webinar Series @ Virtual

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

About this event

8/1/22 Special Education Law – A Brief Overview 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Every Child Succeeds Act.

8/8/22 Understanding the Evaluation Process 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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.

8/15/22 Understanding the IEP Process 6:00 PM to 7:30 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.

8/22/22 Dispute Resolution Process 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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. It will address inform parents of their other options when disagreements arise and cover the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

8/29/22 The Art of Effective Advocacy 6:00 PM to 7:30 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

Aug
27
Sat
Transitions: ECSE to Elementary School (In Person Training) @ Red Bridge Mid Continent Public Library
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Transitions: ECSE to Elementary School (In Person Training) @ Red Bridge Mid Continent Public Library

Making the transition from early childhood into elementary school

About this event

Join us for a training that discusses tips for the transition from early childhood into elementary school as well as information surrounding IEPs components