How You Can Become an Effective Educational Advocate for Your Child (The Family Guide to Working with Schools)

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In this course, caregivers learn how to be an effective educational advocate by learning how to navigate through the world of Special Education. This workshop covers the basics regarding the processes around special education issues and Individual Education Programs (IEPs). Topics include requests for evaluation, evaluation for services, eligibility determination, special education program, behavior and discipline, and dispute resolution.

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Dates and Locations

June 15, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceEducational Advocate Treehouse
Ellensburg DCFS Office 100 E Jackson STE 301 Ellensburg WA 98926, 2nd Floor Conference Room Map

Please feel free to bring a meal and/or refreshments.

Please do not bring children to this training as no child care is available.

If you require an interpreter, please contact me 3-4 weeks in advance so arrangements may be made.

Questions?  Please contact Patty Orona at or 509-834-8535.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email
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