2019-20 Special Education Family Events

  • Special Education Parent Academy

    Mondays (5 sessions) Oct. 7 - Nov. 18, 2019

    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Saint Paul Public Schools Administration Building

    360 Colborne St., St. Paul, MN 55102

     

    Special Education Parent Academy assists parents in

    understanding the school and special education systems

    to be effective advocates for their child's education and

    make informed decisions. 

    • Connect with other families
    • Get answers to questions about special education
    • Understand options and services available

     

    Program Outline:

    Week 1: individual strengths & goals

                   home school, community conections

    Week 2: special education processes

                   evaluation & IEP basics

    Week 3: positive discipline & behavior supports

                   FBA & BIP basics

    Week 4: progress reporting for academic standards

                   accommodations & assistive technology

    Week 5: preparing for transition to post-secondary options

     

    Program Offerings:

    • 5 sessions (10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4)
    • Certificate and Graduation Ceremony (11/18)
    • Materials for each session
    • Light meal
    • Childcare

    Registration deadline: October 1, 2019

    To register: Fill out online link

    For questions: Call: 651-767-3437 or Email: jackie.kelly@spps.org