Developmental Trauma Training 05/29/24

Online Event

This training will offer a systematic approach to looking at Developmental Childhood Trauma as it impacts our students in the child welfare system. This interactive training will study trauma’s effects on the academic and social/emotional learning of a student and the impact on their IEP. This training

Free

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: North Reading Public Schools This presentation was developed to help families gain a deeper understanding of the current IEP document. We will talk about why it is important, how it is developed and the different sections of the document. Further discussion will focus on what types

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Seekonk Public Schools This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when

Mock IEP Meeting 2.0 for SESP’s, Schools and Service Providers

Online

Are you an: RTSC Special Education Surrogate Parent? Join us for a FREE Mock IEP Meeting, brought to you by Recruitment, Training and Support Center (RTSC) program of the Federation for Children with Special Needs. This will be a mock IEP meeting to help you to navigate

RTSC Online Orientation Training 06/3/24

Online Event

Become a Special Education Decision-Maker for a Child in State Custody Volunteers, known as Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), serve as appointed educational special decision-makers for students in  the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). SESP volunteers have the legal authority of a parent or

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Greenfield Public Schools This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when

Panel “Aging out”: Turning 18 While Experiencing State Custody.

Inspired by the 3/29/2024 Boston Globe article, “Cut lose at 18 and still Struggling into Adulthood,” featuring +18 youth Kevin "Prince" Works and written by Shira Schoenberg, RTSC will host a Panel  of representatives who will speak to the programs and policies that support youth between the