This is a two-day event: 1/17/17 & 2/23/17
Day 1 Registration: 8:15 am Presentation: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lunch is on your own. Participants should plan to bring a lunch or there are options nearby where you can purchase lunch.
Target Audience: Special Education Administrators, Staff, Parents and anyone who seeks to facilitate meetings.
Presenters: Laraine Domenico, M.A., Coordinator & Justine Ellis, Program Specialist
Facilitated IEPs are an important part of Alternative Dispute Resolution. This valuable two-day training will provide opportunities to practice facilitation and recording skills, broaden your problem-solving techniques, enhance your confidence with challenging group situations, demonstrate how to leverage diverse opinions and styles and positively impact your organization.
This training includes homework as part of the requirement. There is a separate 'Part 2' third day of training offered on 3/7/17; please see that listing for details and cost.
Participants have shared that by attending this training local disputes have decreased as a result of staff using the tools and skills they have acquired.
Other comments have included that by modeling techniques taught at the training the benefits have extended to those far beyond the participants in attendance.
“I really enjoyed the workshop in its entirety; practical; sense of humor; realistic and focused on realistic implementation by the group/audience. I need to “look” for opportunities to use this process and all the strategies.” --Comment from a General Education Administrator
*There is a nominal online processing fee applied to payments made by credit card. You may register directly through www.ccselpa.org and pay by check or purchase order to avoid this cost.
In order to receive the CCSELPA registration rate, you must work for, with or within one of the Contra Costa SELPA member LEAs: Acalanes, Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Contra Costa County Office of Education, John Swett, Knightsen, Lafayette, Liberty, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.
Workshops may reach capacity early or be cancelled due to a lack of registration. Please register early to guarantee your spot.
If the workshop is cancelled by Contra Costa SELPA, enrollees will be notified in advance and will obtain a full refund. Seventy-two hour cancellation notice by the partcipant is required to receive a refund of event fees, unless otherwise noted; substitutions are welcome, please call in advance.
The Contra Costa SELPA believes in offering professional development activities that are of the highest quality; however, if you should have a complaint regarding any workshop that you have participated in, please contact the Contra Costa SELPA at 925-827-0949 x10.
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Contra Costa SELPA
Brian Inglesby, Ed.D.
Contra Costa Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) includes the following sixteen Local Education Agencies (LEA) in Contra Costa County:
Acalanes, Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Canyon, Contra Costa County Office of Education, John Swett, Knightsen, Lafayette, Liberty, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.
The members join together to adopt a Local Plan in accordance with California Education Code to assure access to special education and services for all individuals with exceptional needs residing in the geographic area served by these LEAs.
Visit our website at www.ccselpa.org.