First Wednesdays: Special Education Eligibility Process

Children and Family Services Building, Training Room 1 601 E. 5th Street, Charlotte, NC

This workshop is designed for those whose student who does not yet receive special education. The workshop will provide an overview of special education, and will walk you through the eligibility process.

First Wednesdays: Section 504 Plans

Children and Family Services Building, Training Room 1 601 E. 5th Street, Charlotte, NC

This workshop will help you understand who is protected under Section 504, how to request a Section 504 Plan, the differences between an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and a Section 504 Plan, and the available grievance procedures.

First Wednesdays: Preparing for the IEP Annual Review Meeting

Children and Family Services Building, Training Room 1 601 E. 5th Street, Charlotte, NC

For students receiving special education services, an Annual Review of your student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) is required each year. This workshop will help you feel more confident in advocating for your student during this important meeting. As we discuss the most significant components of the IEP document, follow along with your student’s most recent IEP.

First Wednesdays: Eliminating Bullying for Children with Disabilities

Children and Family Services Building, Training Room 1 601 E. 5th Street, Charlotte, NC

Too many students experience bullying at school, and often families feel powerless when they learn that their student is being bullied. Students with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their non-disabled peers, and it can have a profound impact on their ability to learn. This workshop will explore the obligations of schools to take immediate action when they learn that bullying is occurring to a student with a disability, and steps you can take to protect your students.