Each month RTSC secures recognized leaders in their respective fields to present on various special education and related topics geared toward supporting the at-risk population of students throughout the state and beyond. Register to attend one or more of the webinars below for an opportunity to engage with our presenters during the Q&A session which follows the presentation.
Not available to participate during the live broadcast? All of our webinars are recorded and archived on our website. Visit the Webinar Recordings page to access our archived webinars which are produced with closed caption, presenter bios, and resource links.
Presenter: Sheilah M. Gauch, Principal of Dearborn Academy
This workshop intends to dislplay what the research says about family engagement; the benefits of family engagement; show the indicators of strong home-school partnerships
Learn about Family-School Partnership Fundamentals; describe how to assess your school using the Fundamentals Rubric Understand the Dual Capacity Framework Understand factors motivating family engagement.
Sheilah M. Gauch is the Principal of Dearborn Academy, a therapeutic day school that services students with social/emotional and learning needs. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and educator with over 20 years experience working with students with complicated mental health needs.
Sheilah has two of her own children who have IEPs and who, because of their own school based challenges, required out of district school placement. She is currently the Chair of the SEPAC in her community