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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 us at rtsc@fcsn.org.

Free

Educación Profesional y Técnica Lo que las familias necesitan saber

Online Event

Conozca sus opciones Los programas de educación secundaria en Educación Profesional y Técnica proporcionan una base sólida para la universidad y se ha demostrado que conducen a mayores oportunidades. Sin embargo, ¡no todas las familias y estudiantes son conscientes de sus opciones! • Conozca la gama de

Free

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Atlantis Charter School 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: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Central Berkshire Regional School District 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

Pre-Employment Transition Services

Online Event

How can Pre-ETS help YOU get ready for the world of work? (This event will be simultaneously interpreted in Spanish) FCSN invites you to a free virtual presentation about Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) Learn how Pre-ETS can help you get ready

Free

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Groton Dunstable 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

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

RTSC Monthly Webinar: Supporting LGBTQ Youth

Online Event

An Act Relative to Gender Identity, which became effective in 2012, protects students from discrimination based on gender identity, as well as sexual orientation. This session will review the laws, policies, resources, and best practices for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, and questioning students. By

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

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 us at rtsc@fcsn.org.

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Belchertown SEPAC 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 you

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Hudson 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


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