SCSD Parent University Engagement Series: Session 1: Establishing and Maintaining Effective Partnerships with Your Child’s School

October 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Professional Development Center, Suite 1D
1005 W Fayette St
Syracuse, NY 13204
Andrea Bernard

Parent Engagement Series Provided for SCSD’s Parent University by SUPAC
Presented by Kristine O’Brien and Shana Lewis Parent Outreach Specialists at SUPAC

Session 1: Establishing and Maintaining Effective Partnerships with Your Child’s School

Good communication and partnerships with your child’s school team is an important component to creating a successful educational experience for students with disabilities. This training will cover essential elements of establishing and maintaining these relationships including: parent’s awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities as a member of the CSE team, the roles and responsibilities of the school professionals, utilization of effective communication strategies, and working together to resolve disagreements. SUPAC provides strategies, examples, and materials that will assist parents in their efforts to build relationships with school districts.

ABOUT THIS SERIES: All parents and family members can and should have meaningful participation in their children’s education, especially when the child receives special education supports and services. Effectively communicating and collaborating with the school team is essential to improved outcomes for students with disabilities. SCSD is pleased to host this six-part Family Engagement Series presented by SUPAC-Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center. Each session will provide strategies and information to build upon the next in helping families to navigate and participate in the Special Education Process for their children!

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