Events Calendar

Jan
31
Wed
Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and Behavior Interventions Plans (BIP): How to be a Partner with Your School District @ Liverpool Central School District Office, Board of Education Room
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This training covers topics such as:

  • What to do when your child is having behavior difficulties at school?
  • What is an FBA and BIP?
  • How to request an FBA and BIP for your child.
  • How to act as a partner with your child’s school and the Committee on Special Education (CSE) team during the FBA/BIP Process.
  • The steps the CSE team should take in developing and implementing a BIP.
  • The role of each CSE team member (teacher, parent, psychologist, administrator, etc.) in this process

A Special Series for Parents and Family Members
Hosted by Liverpool Central School District

The Liverpool Central School District Special Education Department is
partnering with Syracuse University Parent Advocacy Center (SUPAC),
the Mid-State Special Education Parent Center, to provide several workshops.
All parents and staff are invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you!

Feb
14
Wed
How to Involve and Encourage Student Participation in the IEP Process @ The County Inn & Suites
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
I am the "I" in IEP

I am the “I” in IEP

Student participation in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) planning process improves both in-school and post-school outcomes for students with disabilities. When parents, school staff, and those participating in the IEP planning process prepare students effectively to participate in their IEP meetings the students learn self-advocacy skills and take an active role in their own IEP development.

During this training parents will engage in strength based activities as well as take home many great tools and strategies to involve their child in the IEP Process.

This event is FREE, but registration is required.

To register on-line go to www.familyrn.org and click on the News & Events link and the Event Calendar.  To register by phone call Shelley at 607-437-0077.

Feb
28
Wed
Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities @ Liverpool Central School District Office, Board of Education Room
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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/guardians and students 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.


A Special Series for Parents and Family Members
Hosted by Liverpool Central School District

The Liverpool Central School District Special Education Department is
partnering with Syracuse University Parent Advocacy Center (SUPAC),
the Mid-State Special Education Parent Center, to provide several workshops.
All parents and staff are invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Mar
6
Tue
Getting Organized: Preparing for Your CSE Meetings @ Ray Middle School, Large Group Instruction Room
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Getting Organized: Preparing for Your CSE Meetings

This training is an expansion on “Creating a Special Education Notebook” that covers:

  • Tips on preparing for child’s Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting
  • Discuss the purpose of the CSE meeting
  • Roles and responsibilities of CSE members
  • Important documentation you should have
  • What kinds of questions to ask at a CSE meeting
  • How to collaborate with CSE team members

Every parent walks away with a notebook filled with resources that will help them navigate the special education process.

FAMILY CONNECTIONS: MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT IN THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS

A Special Series for Parents and Family Members Hosted by Baldwinsville Central Schools and Open to Parents of all School Districts

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. Baldwinsville Central Schools is pleased to host this four-part Family Engagement Series present 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!

Mar
8
Thu
SCSD Parent University Engagement Series: Session 4: A Walk Through the IEP Individualized Education Program @ Huntington Family Center
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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 4:  A Walk Through the IEP Individualized Education Program

The IEP is the cornerstone of the special education process. “Understanding the IEP” walks families through the New York State standard IEP form and helps them to understand the various components of the IEP, how it impacts their child’s education program, who writes the IEP, and what individualized means. “Understanding the IEP” will also provide families with tips and tools to participate in the IEP development process to help promote positive education outcomes.


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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