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Parent to Parent of NYS Special Education Information Center The Weekend Family Empowerment Advocacy Series is BACK

March 1 @ 12:00 am

Parents, grandparents, family members and guardians come join us for our FREE-  In-Depth Training series to learn how to advocate for your child’s rights with in the special education system. Learn how to be an effective  advocate! 

This series prepares participants to better advocate within the education system for their children and be a resource for other families of students with special needs. Participants are selected through an application process.

There are no fees; however, participants are expected to attend all virtual training sessions and meet the requirements listed in the application.  Accepted applicants are expected to be willing to educate families residing in their county.

Graduates of the program may be asked to assist up to three families over the course of the year.  Examples of assistance include: talking to another parent, grandparent or guardian about education advocacy, assisting with problem solving, trouble shooting about their child’s education, or helping a parent, grandparent or guardian learn about the special education process. It is not an expectation that graduates attend CSE meetings.

Applications are due no later then today March 1, 2024.

Zoom Virtual Training

March 14th-  6pm-8pm

March 16th –  8:30am–12.30pm

March 21st– 6:00pm– 8:00pm

March 23rd-  8:30am– 12:30pm

April 13th –   8:30am – 12.30pm

April 20th –   8:30am-12.30pm

 

 

 

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