Events Calendar

Jan
29
Mon
**SESSION CLOSED** Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Understanding Social Emotional Development @ OCM BOCES, Main Campus in Liverpool, Owasco Room
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: this session is currently FULL.

 

Participants will learn:

  • Strategies to support parents’ facilitation of their children’s social emotional development
  • Social emotional developmental milestones for young children birth to five years
  • Evidence-based strategies for teaching emotional literacy activities to young children
  • How to successfully transition from Early Childhood programs to Kindergarten

There will be a one-hour lunch on your own.

Presented by:

  • Central Early Childhood Direction Center
  • Resource Center for Independent Living
  • Mid-State Early Childhood Direction Center
  • Central RSE-TASC
  • Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center

Please register by January 22, 2018 

Jan
30
Tue
Transitioning from Preschool to School-Age Services @ Liverpool Central School District Office, Board of Education Room
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Liverpool Chairperson Deborah McGowan

The transition from preschool to elementary school can be a time of excitement and anxiety. Having a better understanding of the process can make the transition easier. This workshop with help you:

  • Understand the transition process
  • Learn how to be an active member of the transition team
  • Understand the difference between CPSE and CSE
  • Understand the components of an IEP
  • Strategize ways to introduce new providers to your child
  • Prepare for your child’s new school and programming

Come with any question you have and we will help to answer them. Transition is a time of opportunity and growth, celebrate it!


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!

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
6
Tue
How to Involve and Encourage Student Participation in the IEP Process @ Advocates, Inc.
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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.

Hosted by the Down Syndrome Association of CNY

Feb
8
Thu
SCSD Parent University Engagement Series: Session 4: How to Involve and Encourage Student Participation in the IEP Process @ Huntington Family Center
Feb 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: How to Involve and Encourage Student Participation in the IEP Process

 

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 4prepare 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.


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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