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DESE Virtual Focus Group

Online Event

DESE Virtual Focus Groups - Assessment, Education Environments (5-21), Preschool Enviornments (3-5), Preschool Outcomes, State Systemic Improvement Plan Help DESE set targets for next year - DESE Indicator Focus Groups Each session will take place 5:00pm - 6:30pm - All groups will privide interpretation in ASL, Spanish,

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: East Longmeadow 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

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Cambridge Public Schools This presentation was developed to help families gain a deeper understanding of the 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 services

Basic Rights: Transition Planning

Host: Mendon-Upton Regional School District This presentation addresses the planning involved when a student is of transition age. The importance of planning, the roles of both parent/guardian and student and the student’s post-secondary vision. We will discuss how to prepare for the transition planning meeting, the age

Educational Options: Tiếng Việt

Zoom

Tiếng Việt and English: Thứ Ba, Ngày 13 Tháng 12 từ 6-8 giờ tối In Vietnamese and English: Tuesday, December 13 from 6-8pm Bạn có câu hỏi về trường học, và các lựa chọn giáo dục của bạn không? Tham dự một buổi thuyết trình Dự án

RTSC Online Orientation Training

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

Opções Educacionais, do Princípio ao Fim

Zoom

Em Português: Quarta-feira, 14 de Dezembro, das 18 às 20 horas Tem perguntas sobre escolas, e as suas opções educativas? Participe da conosco da apresentação sobre o Projeto Localizador de Escolas e tenha a oportunidade de fazer suas perguntas sobre escolas e opções: Opções para a primeira

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Medford 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

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Longmeadow Public Schools 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 for

SESP Zoom Support Meeting

Zoom

SESP  Zoom Meeting All SESPs are welcome. This will be an open zoom meeting format with RTSC support staff facilitating conversations around general questions that are common among Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs). For questions, contact us at rtsc@fcsn.org.  

FREE

Educational Options, from Start to Finish

Zoom

Do you have questions about school, and your educational options? Join the School Finder Project for a presentation and opportunity to ask questions about: Options for early childhood, K-8, high school and beyond Public school districts, inter-district school choice, charter schools, vocational-technical schools, METCO, Commonwealth Virtual Schools,

Trauma for Caregivers

Online Event

Developmental Childhood Trauma Training for Caregivers Are you raising a child with a history of trauma? Are you looking for a better understanding of the “why” of their challenges? The Recruitment, Training, and Support Center for Special Education Surrogate Parents is offering their Developmental Childhood Trauma Training

Free

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