Federation Intake Form

Have a special education or health question? Fill out a FCSN Intake Form. Name of Caller (Parent/Guardian/Other) First Last Email* Phone (to reach you between 10am and 3pm)*If you are unavailable during our daytime Call Center hours, please indicate on the Intake Form that you would likeRead more

FCSN Networking Series

Are you a Special Education Surrogate Parent, PCTI trained Parent Consultant, or SEPAC Officer? If so, register for an upcoming Networking Series for All.       Google Drive Resources for Networking Series: We will collect resources discussed during our networking sessions, as well as provide resources prior to each session

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How to Schedule and Host a FCSN/PTIC Workshop

How to Schedule and Host a FCSN/PTIC Workshop
Here are some helpful tips on how to schedule and host one of our workshops. PLAN AHEAD! You need time to advertise and allow people to “Save the Date”. Is there a neighboring SEPAC who wants to co-host? ARRANGE LOGISTICS Check your school district calendar to avoidRead more

PCTI Fees and Scholarship Info

PCTI Fees and Scholarship Info

Registration Fees Parents: $275 Professionals: $295 A fee of $100 will be charged to those who withdraw from the program less than two weeks before the first class. No refunds will be given to those who withdraw on or after the first day of class. For registration

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PCTI Registration

PCTI Registration

<h3><strong>Update: February 10, 2021</strong></h3> We have reached capacity for our upcoming Winter 2021 PCTI session. Please click on the following link if you would like to be added to the waitlist.&nbsp; <ul> <li>Winter 2021 Waitlist <em><strong><a href=”https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd3M0h7twWTus1RqfTb_HI7LGpcUgz2CmgBa_sbsAHMAA3–Q/viewform?usp=sf_link”>link</a>.</strong></em>&nbsp;</li> </ul> <h3><strong>Details about Winter 2021 PCTI</strong></h3> <em>Session Dates :</em>&nbsp; Wednesdays,

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PCTI/Information Center Internships

PCTI/Information Center Internships

<a href=”https://fcsn.org/ptic/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/sites/12/2015/08/internship.jpg”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-755 size-full” src=”https://fcsn.org/ptic/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/sites/12/2015/08/internship.jpg” alt=”Mature student in class” width=”600″ height=”337″></a> Optional internships are available to those who complete the PCTI and wish to further develop their skills. The Information Center Internship&nbsp;includes training on the following topics: <ul> <li>Interview skills</li> <li>Issue identification</li> <li>Documentation of calls</li> <li>Dealing

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Workshops

Workshops
Informing, Educating, Empowering Families At the Federation for Children with Special Needs, we strive to inform families of their legal rights, educate families about systems and strategies, and empower families to be their child’s best advocate. The Federation for Children with Special Needs presents workshops throughout theRead more

PCTI Format and Structure

PCTI Format and Structure

PCTIs are generally held once weekly for 8-weeks which previously included an optional ninth day for individuals wishing to complete the Federation’s Information Center internship (postponed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic). To ensure the health and safety of participants and presenters, our 2021 PCTIs will take

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Accessing the Information Center

Accessing the Information Center

The Information Center is a free service for military-connected and civilian parents and professionals with questions about special education. It is staffed from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with trained volunteers and information specialists knowledgeable about federal / state special education laws and procedures

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