Home   |   Directory   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join Us
2017 Webinar Series 3: Strengthening Your Advocacy for Socially and Racially Diverse Populations
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
 

This is a (4) four session series of webinars training providing valuable information needed to achieve success at the IEP table. Add tools to your tool box and sharpen your skills by attending this valuable training. Registrants are welcome to participate in the entire series for a discounted price or individual webinars. Yearly Subscriptions are also available, and need to be purchase via a separate registration process.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/8/2017 to 6/27/2018
When: 4 Session Series - Dates are Below
02:00:00
Where: Webinar Virtual Classroom
United States
Contact: COPAA Training Committee


Online registration is closed.
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

2017 Webinar Series 3: Strengthening Your Advocacy for Socially and Racially Diverse Populations

This is a (4) four session series of webinars training providing valuable information for under served populations. This series is not to be missed and includes sessions that focus on topics for ESL,rural and low income, migrations and implicit bias. Registrants are welcome to participate in the entire series for a discounted price or individual webinars. Yearly Subscriptions are also available, and need to be purchase via a separate registration process.

Cost Savings with Annual Subscriptions!For the best value we recommend purchasing a yearly subscription (which includes access to ALL live series and ALL archived sessions). The subscription period is for a full year from date of purchase. Purchase Now

Not a member? Join COPAA and receive discounts on all trainings and become part of an unparalleled peer-to-peer network dedicated to protecting the civil rights of students with disabilities and their parents. Or you may join as a Guest Member (non fee, no discounts, limited access) in order to register for this training. Join now

* All webinars are recorded and playback instructions are provided

2017 Webinar Series 3: Strengthening Your Advocacy for Socially and Racially Diverse Populations

Click Here to Register For the Entire or Individual Sessions 

 

3.1 What Does Parental Participation Really Mean?  A Guide for Parents at CSE Meetings

Date/Time: Tuesday, 9/13/16, 2:00-3:15 ET

Presenters: Kerry McGrath, Esq. and Katherine Aquino-Melendez, Esq.

Description: As a parent of a special needs child, you have probably attended numerous Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings. You may have had questions, about the significance of your role at these meetings. How much does my opinion matter? What is the CSE required to consider at these meetings? At this session you will learn what it means when you hear “parents are mandatory members of the CSE,” and how you can be your child’s advocate at the next CSE meeting. 

3.2 Special Challenges of Representing Clients in Rural and Low Income Areas

Date/Time: Thursday, 8/10/17, 2:00-3:15 ET

Presenters: Josh Kershenbaum, Esq, and Maria Vetter

Description: Working with families who live in rural and low-income poses special challenges for lawyers and advocates.  This session outlines challenges associated with practicing special education law in those areas,such as transportation issues, communication barriers, and a lack of available resources. Creative solutions for overcoming those problems are discussed.                          

3.3 What Special Education Attorneys and Advocates Need to Know about Immigration Consequences of School Based Behaviors

Click Here to Register for this Individual Webinar

Date/Time:Thursday, 8/17/17, 2:00-3:15 ET

Presenter: Constance Wannamaker, Esq. and Julia Longoria

Description:Throughout the country court-involved youth face potential immigration consequences for behavior directly or indirectly related to their disability.  DRTx attorneys present potential problems that may arise for children here in the U.S. both with and without status, and discuss ways to avoid negative immigration consequences that may arise from disability related behaviors.   


3.4 
Battling Implicit Bias to Advocate for African American Students with Disabilities

Click Here to Register for this Individual Webinar

Date/Time: Wednesday, 8/23/17, 2:00-3:15 ET

Presenters: Dustin Rynders, Esq, and Dr. Alfreddie Felder

Description: Learn about emerging research on the role of implicit racial bias in special education and how advocates and attorneys can combat such bias in their existing practice. Attendees are also introduced to the practices of cultural humility, research on the African American learner, and creative legal approaches to addressing implicit bias. 

Click Here for 2017 Webinar Speaker Bios



RELATED PRODUCTS
Sign-in to view related products »
Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal