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Improving Student Outcomes: Inclusion Works!
Parents as Partners in Promoting
Special Education Monitoring Process:
An Overview for Parents (Webinar)
The Special Education Monitoring Process: An Overview for Parents
Join us at lunchtime on Wednesday, January, 16 2013 from 12pm – 1 pm for a webinar presented by the New Jersey Department of Education Office of Special Education and hosted by the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) for an overview of the Special Education Monitoring Process. Audience: Parents and Caregivers of Students with Disabilities.
Overview: Under the requirements of IDEA 2004, the New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education (NJOSE) conducts monitoring in school districts and charter schools in order to improve educational results and functional outcomes for students with disabilities and ensure compliance with program requirements. Topics covered in this webinar include:
Collaboration and Parental Rights
In special education, collaboration between families and educators is essential. This training offers parents, caregivers and educators an opportunity to learn about their rights in the special education process and how to be an effective partner in the education of children.
Topics will include:
• an understanding of the parent’s role as part of a collaborative team;
• effective communication strategies;
• steps to creating agreement;
• understanding procedural safeguards; and
• strategies for organizing information and preparing for IEP meetings.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Parents, Caregivers and Educators of Students with Disabilities
Spanish translation available upon request.
Find the location and date of the session you wish to attend at the Learning Resource Center in your region. Directions and additional information are provided at the registration site. Light snacks will be provided.
Sponsored by the NJ Department of Education, Office of Special Education (NJDOE/OSE)
and the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN).