The Syracuse University Parent Advocacy Center (SUPAC) will again be providing a series of trainings for parents as part of the SCSD Parent University Lunch and Learn forum. The sessions will be held on Tuesdays throughout the school year, from noon to 1:30 pm at the Say Yes offices, 109 Otisco St. Lunch will be provided.
Parent University classes are free and open to parents, grandparents and caregivers of Syracuse City School District students and non-public schools within the district.
Lunch and Learn Training dates and topics for 2013-2014:
Tuesday, 10/22/13 Getting Organized: Creating a Special Education Notebook
Tuesday, 11/19/13 Understanding the IEP
Tuesday, 12/17/13 Preparing for Your CSE Meeting
Tuesday,1/14/14 Exiting Options for Students with Disabilities
Tuesday, 2/11/14 FBA/BIP: Behavior Issues and Solutions in Special Education
Tuesday, 3/11/14 Parents’ Rights and Responsibilities within the Special Education System
Tuesday, 4/15/14 Can My Child Have Extra Time on Tests? Special Education Accommodations, Modifications, and Adaptations
Tuesday, 5/6/14 Promoting Learning Over the Summer: Ideas for Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade Students
Tuesday, 6/10/14 Summer Activities to Prepare for Life After High School: Ideas for Ninth Through Twelfth Grade Special Education Students
To register for classes online go to the Parent University website: www.scsdparentuniversity.com. To register on paper, fill out a registration form and submit it to the main office at your child’s school to have the form forwarded to the Parent University office or parents can also mail registration forms directly to 1025 Erie Blvd. West, Syracuse, NY 13204) or fax them to 435-6276. Telephone registrations can also be taken at the Parent University office by calling 435-6275.
Syracuse University Parent Advocacy Center (SUPAC) Mid-State Region Special Education Parent Center SU Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies School of Education 805 S. Crouse Avenue, Room 110 Hoople Building Syracuse, NY 13244-2280 315-443-4336 ● 877-824-9555 (toll free) Fax: 315-443-4338 supac [at] syr [dot] edu ● www.supac.org
ABOUT SUPAC Syracuse University Parent Advocacy Center, the Mid-State Region Special Education Parent Center, is funded through a contract with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Special Education and seeks to empower parents of children with disabilities to become meaningfully involved in their children’s education. SUPAC provides parents with resources, trainings, and strategies to enhance their skills and level of confidence to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with schools and other stakeholders. For more information, visit SUPAC on the web at http://www.supac.org and on Facebook athttp://www.facebook.com/SUParentAdvocacyCenter. SUPAC is a project of the SU Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies located on the Syracuse University campus.