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Events

SESP Weekly Check-in

Online Event

SESP Weekly Zoom Meeting All SESPs are welcome. Register Here! 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 Bridget Koetsch at bkoetsch@fcsn.org or (617) 399-8369.

Free

RTSC Online Orientation Training

Online Event

Register Here! 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

Free

RTSC Online Orientation Training

Online Event

Register Here! 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

Free

Trauma Training for SESPs

Online Event

Register Here! 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.

Free

SESP Weekly Check-in

Online Event

Weekly Zoom Meeting All SESPs are welcome. Register Here! 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 Bridget Koetsch at bkoetsch@fcsn.org or (617) 399-8369.

Free

RTSC Monthly Webinar: Back to School, Mental Health and Behavioral Needs

Online Event

This Webinar is part of a joint presentation series by Massachusetts Advocates for Children and the Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN). About the Presenters Liza Hirsch, Esq. is a Senior Attorney at Massachusetts Advocates for Children who represents families in school discipline and special education matters.

Free

Networking Series: SMART IEP Goals

Online Event

Are you a Special Education Surrogate Parent, PCTI trained Parent Consultant, or SEPAC Officer? If so, register for an upcoming Networking Series Meeting. This fall, we will continue our series where we dive deeper into each aspect of the IEP. The next meeting will focus on SMART IEP goals. This series

Free

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

Transition Planning Training

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

Free

SESP Weekly Check-in

Online Event

SESP Weekly 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 Mary-Beth Landy at mlandy@fcsn.org or (617)-399-8341.

Free

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

Free

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