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/.

Feb
21
Tue
CLOSED TRAINING for Hillside Foster Parent Group
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This training is for this group only and is CLOSED to the public. To see descriptions of our most popular trainings, visit: http://supac.org/training/previous-trainings/; to schedule a training in your area, visit: http://supac.org/training/schedule-training-supac/.

If you have questions or want more information please contact SUPAC at 315-443-4336, call toll free at 877-824-9555, or email us at SUPAC@syr.edu.

Feb
28
Tue
Understanding Diploma & Credential Options for Students with Disabilities @ Oneida High School
Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Understanding Diploma & Credential Options for Students with Disabilities @ Oneida High School | Oneida | New York | United States

Presented by
Kristine O’Brien, Parent Outreach Specialist Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center (SUPAC)
Mid-State Region Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center
and
Carol Watros
Central RSE-TASC

Thinking about what you want to do after high school is exciting. Preparation for that journey is key while you are still in school. Parents, students and guardians need to learn the requirements for graduation. A high school diploma is achieved through mastering state academic standards, passing required tests and courses and earning credits. In this training, we will explain the different requirements for the Regents and Local Diploma. We will also discuss how students can use their strengths to achieve a diploma through multiple pathways. We will explore the importance of career readiness skills and the credentials available. This training is sure to help you navigate which options are the best for your child.

Mar
1
Wed
CLOSED TRAINING for SPICE at Parkhill School
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

This training is for this group only and is CLOSED to the public. To see descriptions of our most popular trainings, visit: http://supac.org/training/previous-trainings/; to schedule a training in your area, visit: http://supac.org/training/schedule-training-supac/.

If you have questions or want more information please contact SUPAC at 315-443-4336, call toll free at 877-824-9555, or email us at SUPAC@syr.edu.

Mar
2
Thu
CLOSED TRAINING for Exceptional Family Resources
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

This training is for this group only and is CLOSED to the public. To see descriptions of our most popular trainings, visit: http://supac.org/training/previous-trainings/; to schedule a training in your area, visit: http://supac.org/training/schedule-training-supac/.

If you have questions or want more information please contact SUPAC at 315-443-4336, call toll free at 877-824-9555, or email us at SUPAC@syr.edu.

Mar
7
Tue
WISCs, WIATs, and Woodcocks…Oh My! Understanding Your Child’s Individual Evaluation Results @ Country Inn & Suites
Mar 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
WISCs, WIATs, and Woodcocks…Oh My! Understanding Your Child’s Individual Evaluation Results @ Country Inn & Suites | Ithaca | New York | United States

This presentation will review the various tests and techniques used in the psychological portion of a student’s evaluation and how to understand the scores and implications of the results.

By the end of this presentation participants should be able to:

  • Identify the most common types of assessment in a psychological evaluation and understand some of the most frequently used tests.
  • Understand how the tests in the same category differ.
  • Identify the different types of scores available on each test and what they mean.
  • Know many of the right questions to ask about a child’s evaluation and how to be a knowledgeable stakeholder in the IEP eligibility and development process

About Our Speaker:

Jim Lucenti has a School Psychology specialist degree from SUNY Buffalo and a certificate of advanced study from SUNY Binghamton. He is a former School Psychologist, Behavioral Specialist, Director of Special Education and Building Principal. He believes in the positive impact School Psychology can have on education and how the use of assessment data can assist families and educators in the development of educational supports and/or services necessary for students to succeed. Jim is committed to helping school districts, educators and parents come together to meet the diverse learning needs of students.

This event is free, but registration is required. Registration deadline is March 1, 2017.

To register by email please send your name and phone number to register@familyrn.org

Please put “Evaluations” on the subject line of your email and indicate if you are the parent of an individual with OPWDD eligibility. For questions or to register by phone, please call 607-437-0077.

 



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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