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Date(s): 5/2/2016 - 7/25/2016
Description: Learning Objectives: As a result of taking the series, a participant will be able to: Discuss the federal policy and historical overview of supported employment. Describe Discovery and the importance of getting to know the job seeker. Define the components of a customer profile to include situational assessments, vocational evaluations, and functional resumes. Illustrate an understanding of job development for career paths by developing a job search plan for a potential supported employment...
Date(s): 6/15/2016 - 6/17/2016, 8/3/2016 - 8/5/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Parents interested in developing leadership, communication, and relationships skills to improve life and supports for your child as well as other families in your area. This application is for parents and professionals interesting in attending PEATC's 2016 PACL BASIC Training. Meals, hotel accommodations, and mileage reimbursements are provided to all confirmed attendees, so apply early. PLEASE NOTE!! SEATING WILL BE LIMITED• You MUST receive a confirmation to attend...
Date(s): 6/30/2016, 7/7/2016, 8/16/2016, 8/30/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? SEAC chairs, advisors, and members interested in support and guidance on: SEAC Regulations, SEAC Roles and Responsibilities, Building your local SEAC, Organization tips for SEACs, and How to be an agent of change. We are looking forward to having you at the 2016 VDOE and PEATC sponsored Regional SEAC Basic Trainings! This training is open to SEAC chairs, advisors, and members. Participants will have the opportunity to network with other local SEAC members and receive support in...
Date(s): 7/6/2016 - 7/8/2016, 8/24/2016 - 8/25/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Padres interesados en el desarrollo de liderazgo, comunicación, relaciones y habilidades para mejorar la vida y apoyos para su hijo, así como otras familias en su área. Julio 6-8: Woodbridge Agosto 24-25: Williamsburg Padres como Líderes Colaboradores (PACL) Esta aplicación es para padres y profesionales interesados en asistir al entrenamiento de PACL este año. Para su comodidad todos sus materiales, alimentos, hospedaje y reembolso por...
Date(s): 7/13/2016, 8/1/2016, 8/2/2016, 8/23/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? SEAC members who have previously attended PEATC SEAC training. This SEAC Advanced training will be an opportunity to review By-laws, discuss recruitment strategies, review FOIA guidelines, and network with other SEACs. We are looking forward to having you at the 2016 VDOE and PEATC sponsored Regional SEAC Advanced Trainings! This training is open to SEAC members who have previously attended PEATC SEAC training. This SEAC Advanced training will be an opportunity to...
Date(s): 7/18/2016 8:30 AM - 7/18/2016 4:00 PM, 9/13/2016 8:30 AM - 9/13/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB, Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, and the Virginia Project for Children & Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness are planning a regional training series that will include two face-to-face trainings a few weeks apart with a webinar in between. The target audience includes early childhood special educators, early intervention educators, and related service providers working with children birth to 5.The content will include an overview of vision and...
Date(s): 7/19/2016 8:30 AM - 7/19/2016 4:00 PM, 9/14/2016 8:30 AM - 9/14/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB, Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, and the Virginia Project for Children & Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness are planning a regional training series that will include two face-to-face trainings a few weeks apart with a webinar in between. The target audience includes early childhood special educators, early intervention educators, and related service providers working with children birth to 5.The content will include an overview of vision and...
Date(s): 7/25/2016 - 7/28/2016
Description: The Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) program seeks to empower young people with developmental and other disabilities to further develop their leadership skills. Students, serving as Delegates from communities throughout Virginia, participate in a wide range of activities and learning experiences during this summer program set on a university campus. Click on any section below to expand more information, links and forms. YLF is a personal, leadership, and career development training program for...
Date(s): 7/25/2016 6:00 PM - 7/25/2016 9:00 PM, 8/1/2016 6:00 PM - 8/1/2016 9:00 PM, 8/8/2016 6:00 PM - 8/8/2016 9:00 PM, 8/15/2016 6:00 PM - 8/15/2016 9:00 PM
Description: An education program for parents who have children and youth with mental health needs; NAMI Basics provides information and strategies that support parents in their journeys of raising a child or youth with mental health needs.  To register, email the class facilitator, cherstinane@gmail.com.  In your email, please include the best phone number to reach you on so that the facilitator can call you regarding course registration.   Child care will be available during class,...
Date(s): 7/27/2016 9:00 AM - 7/28/2016 3:00 PM
Description: VTSS Advanced Tiers
Date(s): 7/28/2016 - 7/29/2016, 8/24/2016 - 8/25/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Parents who are new to the Special Education process interested in taking the next step towards collaborating as parent leaders. PEATC's Parent Institute is designed for parents who are new to the Special Education process. The institute will provide an introduction to "Advocacy 101" for parents, information about resources and opportunities in their local area, and an opportunity to be 'paired' with a parent mentor in the form of a PEATC PACL graduate in their region for...
Date(s): 8/2/2016
Description: Topic strands for the conference include mental health, assistive technology, student engagement and early childhood education.  This conference is designed for professionals in Superintendent's Regions 1 and 8. 
Date(s): 8/2/2016 9:00 AM - 8/3/2016 4:30 PM
Description: Street Law will bring a group of secondary teachers together for professional development designed to give teachers exciting, interactive strategies that will engage students in civics and government lessons. Topics will include: current public issues in civics and government (including voting rights and restrictions, political polarization, medical and recreational marijuana, and America’s role in the world) required government and civics content (including state and local...
Date(s): 8/3/2016 - 8/5/2016
Description: Who Should Apply? Fathers interested in developing effective advocacy skills through tactile training, leadership development, peer mentoring, and engagement. PLEASE NOTE!!!  SEATING WILL BE LIMITED!! • You will be notified about your application status NO LATER THAN July 22, 2016. • You MUST receive a confirmation to attend this event. • You must commit to participating in the entire training. • Contact PEATC at 800-869-6782 or partners@peatc.org (please do...
Date(s): 8/3/2016 9:00 AM - 8/4/2016 3:00 PM
Description: VTSS - Academic Tier 1 Forum
Date(s): 8/8/2016 - 9/8/2016
Description: The Virginia Project for Children and Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness (VDBP) will host a special session of modules to help teams of at least one classroom teacher and one paraprofessional or teacher's aide to complete 20 hours of training using modules 1-3. Teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing, teachers of students with visual impairments, related service providers, etc. are also encouraged to apply. The “host” will be available to answer questions, support understanding of...
Date(s): 8/8/2016 9:00 AM - 8/8/2016 4:00 PM, 8/9/2016 9:00 AM - 8/9/2016 4:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is partnering with the Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment through George Mason University (VI Consortium), and the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) to provide additional training in Unified English Braille (UEB) for Virginia special educators.  George Mason University will host the 2016 UEB Summer Training Institute on August 8 & 9 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  The training will be broadcast...
Date(s): 8/8/2016 10:00 AM - 8/8/2016 5:00 PM, 8/9/2016 9:00 AM - 8/9/2016 5:00 PM, 8/10/2016 9:00 AM - 8/10/2016 3:00 PM
Description: This is a national-caliber conference with expert advocates and trainers from across the nation focused on making A Life Like Yours possible for Virginians with I/DD of all ages. We have all of the "must know" information about the new I/DD Waiver program. We are also excited to announce that we will have new tracks this year dedicated to early childhood and inclusive education! Convention sessions highlight how schools, employers, and communities are enriched when they include all citizens....
Date(s): 8/9/2016 - 8/11/2016
Description: This training is limited to 2014 and 2015 PACL graduates interesting in attending PEATC's 2016 PACL ADVANCED Training. Participants will interact as teams, made up of a PACL graduate and a professional from their school system. As a result of this training, teams will have to develop a plan for the year for their school or school system. PEATC will support them in planning and evaluating their plan. Past examples include parent-teacher tea, anti-bullying event,...
Date(s): 8/16/2016 8:00 AM - 8/16/2016 3:30 PM, 9/19/2016 8:00 AM - 9/19/2016 3:30 PM
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB, Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, and the Virginia Project for Children & Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness are planning a regional training series that will include two face-to-face trainings a few weeks apart with a webinar in between. The target audience includes early childhood special educators, early intervention educators, and related service providers working with children birth to 5.The content will include an overview of vision and...
Date(s): 8/17/2016 8:00 AM - 8/17/2016 4:00 PM, 8/22/2016 8:00 AM - 8/22/2016 4:00 PM
Description: As part of the Virginia Department of Education's ongoing effort to ensure that appropriate accommodations are provided to Limited English Proficient (LEP) students taking the Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments, training on the provision of accommodations to LEP students will be offered in four locations in August 2016.     Participants in this training will gain a thorough understanding of: Accommodations available to LEP students for SOL assessments; The role of the LEP...
Date(s): 8/18/2016 8:30 AM - 8/18/2016 4:00 PM, 9/20/2016 8:30 AM - 9/20/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB, Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, and the Virginia Project for Children & Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness are planning a regional training series that will include two face-to-face trainings a few weeks apart with a webinar in between. The target audience includes early childhood special educators, early intervention educators, and related service providers working with children birth to 5.The content will include an overview of vision and...
Date(s): 8/24/2016 6:30 PM - 8/24/2016 8:00 PM
Description: Back to school time can be rough for children, youth and parents/caregivers alike! Let us help you get off on the right foot with our free Back to School Basics webinar. Dr. Kelly Henderson, Executive Director of Formed Families Forward, will share some thoughts on positioning your family for a great school year. We will cover some special education basics and offer suggestions for how and when to share sensitive information with school staff. There will be time for asking questions and sharing...
Date(s): 9/10/2016 9:30 AM - 9/10/2016 12:30 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with the Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) and the Center for Family Involvement (CFI), is holding a family fair in the Central Virginia region for parents of students with disabilities. Why you should attend: Come hear keynote speaker Garrett Brumfield from “Overcome Yours.” Garrett, who has cerebral palsy, will share a message of hope, change, and acceptance through sharing his story and the stories of...
Date(s): 9/18/2016 - 9/24/2016
Description: ReelAbilities Film Festival brings together the community to promote awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. ReelAbilities Film Festival showcases films, conversations and artistic programs to explore, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience.
Date(s): 9/23/2016 - 9/25/2016
Description: Are you interested in supporting other parents who have children and youth with mental health needs?  One way to do that is to become a NAMI Basics Teacher! Apply today to become a NAMI Basics Teacher! NAMI Basics - A six weeks education program for parents who have children and youth with mental health needs; NAMI Basics provides information and strategies that support parents in their journeys of raising a child or youth with mental health needs.  If interested, contact your local...
Date(s): 11/9/2016 3:00 PM - 11/9/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Students with autism spectrum disorders face many challenges as they embark on their transition paths to employment. Educators, parents and families and other practitioners as well as students may have many questions about the transition process to employment. This webcast will provide tips from experts in Ohio, Drs. Shawn Henry and Chris Filler, regarding the secondary transition process, focusing on youth with ASD. Tips for families as their children and youth with ASD make the transition...
Date(s): 11/16/2016 3:00 PM - 11/16/2016 4:00 PM
Description: The purpose of this webcast is to provide insights from a young adult who lives with autism spectrum disorders. Justin will share his experiences and suggestions to navigate a community college setting. He will describe how he identified supports on campus, learned time management skills and how to meet his sensory needs in this new environment. Justin will describe how he accessed and used accommodations in a postsecondary setting as well as provide tips for students, families, educators and...