RTSC Online Orientation Training 04/18/2024

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

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Cumpliendo 3: Elementos Esenciales

Organización: Early Intervention Parent Leadership Program Explica las diferencias entre la intervención temprana y la educación especial, la conferencia de planificación de la transición, los procedimientos de educación especial, incluida la remisión, la evaluación, la reunión del Equipo, la determinación de elegibilidad, los servicios, las metas, la

Strengthening Partnerships: Training of Trainers

Federation for Children with Special Needs 529 Main Street, Suite 1M3, The Schraftt, Charlestown, MA, United States

2024 Training of Trainers Series Family Engagement is not a one person job. It is an equity-driven, coordinated program that builds relationships aimed at improving outcomes for children and youth. Join MASFEC for an in-depth exploration of the Massachusetts statewide framework for family engagement and learn how

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RTSC Online Orientation Training 04/20/2024

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

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Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Pentucket Regional School District Our new presentation addresses what a bully is; the school’s legal obligation to prevent and address bullying; some strategies and tools for dealing with bullying; and how to address bullying in the IEP. We welcome both parents and professionals to join us

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Salem 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

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Revere 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 of

Alternatives to Discipline and Suspension 4/29/24

Online Event

This training describes different types of disciplinary offenses, the school responsibilities for discipline, range of consequences for rule violations, the difference between suspensions, expulsions, and emergency removals, different categories of suspensions, procedures for out of school suspensions and expulsions, and legal protections for students on IEPs including

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Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Methuen 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 of

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Fitchburg 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 of

Transition Evaluation and Planning Training 05/01/24

Online Event

This presentation provides an understanding of the transition planning process, including why transition planning is important, services that could be included, who is eligible, student and parent/SESP roles in transition planning, and the role of student’s vision.  We will discuss how to prepare for a transition planning

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Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Concord/Concord Carlisle Regional School District 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