Serving families in the Mid-State Region of New York

Promoting meaningful parent involvement in the education of children with disabilities in the Mid-State Region of New York State

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Upcoming Trainings

PLEASE NOTE: A TIMELY REMINDER THAT DURING THE WINTER SEASON SUPAC TRAININGS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. ALL PEOPLE WHO REGISTERED WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL, THIS WEBSITE, OR CONTACT SUPAC FOR ANY UPDATES.

You can register for our trainings online!

To see all upcoming trainings, go to our Events Calendar.

Please contact SUPAC with any questions or concerns or to schedule a training in your region, visit http://supac.org/training/schedule-training-supac/.

Aug
31
Wed
WEBINAR! A Positive Start to the School Year: The What Works Portfolio
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WEBINAR!  A Positive Start to the School Year: The What Works Portfolio

WEBINAR: A Positive Start to the School Year: The What Works Portfolio

The “What Works Portfolio” is a collection of strategies and ideas that help to introduce your child and communicate their strengths and needs to the new school team. We will also provide proactive tips to help make your child’s start to the new school year a success!

Registration is required.  You will receive a link to access the webinar on August 30, 2016

 

Sep
22
Thu
Do You Have an Idea about IDEA: Special Education Laws and Regulations? @ Herkimer ARC
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Do You Have an Idea about IDEA: Special Education Laws and Regulations?

This training introduces you to Federal and State laws and regulations that protect the rights of parent and students with disabilities. Learn how to navigate through resources that will assist you in understanding special education laws and regulations.

Oct
17
Mon
Transition Planning : Getting Started @ Kelberman Center
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Post-Secondary Transition is planning and preparing for one’s future after high school while still in school. In this workshop you will learn about the transition process for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).  You will also learn the answers to the following questions and more:

  • What does Post-Secondary Transition mean?
  • When should planning begin for transition from school to the adult world?
  • Who is involved in the transition process?
  • What does transition planning look like in the IEP?

This training is open to all families that want to learn about transition planning for students with IEPs and is highly recommended for families of students in Middle School and High School.

 

 

 

 

Oct
27
Thu
Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities: New Updates @ Herkimer ARC
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for  Students with Disabilities: New UpdatesIllustration of a cap and gown

 

Have you heard about the new graduation options for children with disabilities? This training will provide families with important information to help them become an active participant in the transition planning process. It will also help parents discover the essential, but often overlooked skills children need for life after high school.

Participants will:

  • Understand the current graduation options in NY State
  • Understand basic requirements for quality transition planning
  • Understand the importance of Career Development Occupational Studies integration


To see all upcoming trainings, go to our Events Calendar

Resources

Resources

SUPAC offers a variety of excellent resources to help parents understand and advocate for their children and family members with disabilities. Here you will find access to many downloadable resource handouts.

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SUPAC, the Mid-State Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center, is funded through a contract with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Special Education and seeks to empower parents to become meaningfully involved in their children’s education through school, family, and community partnerships. SUPAC is a project of the Center on Human Policy and is located on the Syracuse University campus.

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The Mid-State Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center | 805 S. Crouse Avenue, Room 110, Syracuse, NY 13244-2280
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