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Date(s): 6/14/2022 - 6/16/2022
Description: The Youth and Parent Summit is a three-day event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities. This year youth and families will learn about 3 key components of self-determination: Competence, Autonomy, and Relatedness. Youth will attend sessions that help them understand these...
Date(s): 6/23/2022 9:00 AM - 6/24/2022 3:00 PM
Description: An exciting opportunity for parents new to the world of Special Education. This means your child has been involved in special education for three (3) years or less. This training is designed to be the first step for parents in becoming collaborative leaders. Parent Institute connects new parents with resources and guidance in navigating special education in Virginia. Participants will be introduced to the special education process, discover new resources, and have opportunities to network.
Date(s): 7/16/2022 8:00 AM - 7/16/2022 4:00 PM
Description: Parents, caregivers, educators, and community leaders will join together to learn strategies that empower all stakeholders to work collaboratively to develop family and school partnerships that share the goal of improving student achievement. The Family Engagement Conference will be a day of connecting and learning. Our nationally recognized speakers will bring concrete innovative strategies and methods to help families and schools increase engagement while building synergy and robust support...
Date(s): 7/17/2022 - 7/19/2022
Description: We are no longer accepting applications for this event. Each July, the Virginia Department of Education welcomes African-American males with disabilities from across the Commonwealth to participate in a three-day summit. Through utilizing state leadership and mentors, young men ages 13-21 engage in activity-based learning. Participants unlock their potential to overcome barriers, become self-determined, and graduate high school to be college and career-ready. Concurrent parent...
Date(s): 7/20/2022 8:45 AM - 7/20/2022 3:00 PM, 7/21/2022 8:00 AM - 7/21/2022 3:00 PM, 7/22/2022 8:00 AM - 7/22/2022 1:00 PM
Description: An exciting opportunity for parents who are familiar with the world of Special Education. This means your child has been involved in special education for four (4) years or more. This research-based training will provide parents of children with disabilities with information and resources to become active leaders in policy development and evaluation. Upon completion of this interactive training, attendees will have the tools to work to improve educational outcomes for students receiving special...
Date(s): 8/6/2022 8:00 AM - 8/6/2022 2:30 PM
Description: PEATC is pleased to announce our 2022 Parent and Youth Empowerment (PYE) Summit on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia. This Summit is an exciting opportunity for youth with disabilities (ages 12-22) and their parents to gain valuable information from topic experts and exhibitors and to network and connect with other families. Youth and parents will leave the PYE Summit empowered by the experience and better able to advocate for their future. The goals of...
Date(s): 8/31/2022 8:00 AM - 8/31/2022 3:45 PM, 9/1/2022 8:00 AM - 9/1/2022 3:15 PM, 9/2/2022 8:00 AM - 9/2/2022 12:15 PM
Description: This training is limited to 2014-2021 PACL graduates. This 3-day training was developed as a follow up for PACL graduates and allows them to report on how they have been able to use our PACL training to effect change. By attending Advanced PACL participants will continue to improve their leadership skills and prepare to serve as mentors for parents who are new to special education. Parents will then have the opportunity to explore ways to continue the development of their leadership initiatives...