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Parents as Collaborative Leaders: Improving Outcomes for Children with Disabilities

Parents as Collaborative Leaders: Improving Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
Parents as Collaborative Leaders: Improving Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
Parents as Collaborative Leaders: Improving Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
A partnership program to support parents of children with disabilities in becoming active leaders in their community
It's not too late to be a part of the 2014 Spring and Summer PACL Trainings. These FREE 3-day trainings are all inclusive. This means your room accommodations, meals, training materials and travel reimbursement are covered.The “Parents as Collaborative Leaders” training can serve as a road map with trainers from PEATC as your guides. This experience will combine current literature, personal stories, networking with others and skill development activities to support and guide you in your role as a parent, volunteer, local board member or any of the roles you play.Join us for 3 vibrant days to explore and learn:• Valuable ways for communicating with professionals involved with your family and those you serve• Strategies for finding and using state and local resources for your family and those you serve• Effective ways to impact outcomes for your family and others • Skills from other families who are navigating on a similar path• Strategies for engaging families in meaningful dialogues regarding special education* Ways to leverage this new information in order to help create budding leaders in your communityBy the end of the training you will have fine tuned your leadership skills to develop meaningful collaborative partnerships in your community by leading groups of parents in facilitated discussions around Special Education. Please fill out the application at the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/peatcpacltraining. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis bi-monthly until the class is full (limit 10 participants per region). Early applications are recommended. Selected participates will receive a confirmation letter with more details about the training, including the exact training location.TRAINING DATESRegion III: May 28th - May 30th 2014 Location: Tide's Inn 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, Virginia 22480Region IV: June 11th- June 13th 2014 Location: Holiday Inn 111 Hospitality Drive, Front Royal, Virginia 22630Region II: June 25th- June 27th 2014 Region VIII: July 9th-July 11th 2014 Region V: July 23rd- July 25th 2014 Region VII: August 13th- August 15th 2014Region VI: August 18th- August 20th 2014Region I: September 10th – 12th 2014Need help finding your region? Go to: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/directories/schools/school_info_by_regions.shtmlPlease contact PEATC at partners@peatc.org or 800-869-6782 if you have additional questions. http://www.peatc.org/newsmanager/news_article.cgi?news_id=572&no_popup=0

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