FCSN // Trainings



Parent Training and Information Center

Provides a variety of workshops in local communities on educational rights and issues, advocacy and collaboration. As well as a comprehensive advocacy training program for those who wish to assist parents with special education issues.

Family TIES of Massachusetts

Provides workshops that help parents work with their own strengths and successes, providing concrete written materials to expand their skills.

Massachusetts Family Voices Family-to-Family Health Information Center

Provides a workshop to help parents better understand and navigate the MassHealth system providing an explanation of eligibility, premiums and and access to medically necessary services.

Recruitment Training and Support Center for Special Education Surrogate Parents

Recruit volunteers to be Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), and provide orientation training and ongoing support to all SESPs.  SESPs volunteer to make education decisions for students whose parents are unable to do so.