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Date(s): 6/2/2023 9:00 AM - 6/2/2023 3:30 PM
Description: This in-person summit will be presented in Spanish. The summit will bring families and professionals together to provide a better understanding of special education and available resources to help support the needs of Latino-Hispanic families.
Date(s): 6/8/2023 6:00 PM - 6/8/2023 7:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore the nature of their friendships and consider students with disabilities developing positive relationships with other students. The presentation will also describe the importance of creating opportunities for these students to belong to their school and their community to gain a sense of acceptance. Attendees will be provided strategies for parents as well as educators to use in facilitating friendships for all children, especially children with...
Date(s): 6/13/2023 - 6/15/2023
Description: More Information - 2023 I'm Determined Youth & Family Summit 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. Date: June 13-15, 2023 (Tuesday evening-Thursday afternoon) Location: Festival Conference...
Date(s): 6/27/2023 9:00 AM - 6/27/2023 3:00 PM, 6/28/2023 8:00 AM - 6/28/2023 12:00 PM
Description: Register for the Parent Institute - Parent Institute is for parents who are NEW to the special education process in Virginia. 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. This is a free 2-day IN PERSON event....
Date(s): 6/30/2023 - 7/2/2023
Description: Together, we are UNstoppable, UNlimited, UNconventional, UNafraid, UNexpected, UNbreakable and UNderstanding. Connect with Deafblind Young Adults Connect with Families Collaborate to plan transition to life after high school Create an action plan
Date(s): 7/29/2023 8:00 AM - 7/29/2023 4:00 PM
Description: Attention Active-Duty Service Members and their families…it’s time to get SQUARED AWAY! Join PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, for this interactive, full-day training to explore ways to navigate the special education process and Virginia’s services for your Exceptional Family Member. This FREE training empowers participants to effectively advocate for their children while learning ways to collaborate with the school and community where they...
Date(s): 7/31/2023 12:00 PM - 8/2/2023 12:00 PM
Description: Creating Change Together speaks to the work The Arc of Virginia has been doing -- and the work in front of all of us as we face multiple and significant changes. There is a cost to this conference ranges from $150-$375, but there are scholarships available.
Date(s): 8/5/2023 8:00 AM - 8/5/2023 3:30 PM
Description: PEATC and the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) are pleased to present our 2023 Family Engagement Summit, which is happening in-person on August 5th, 2023. The Family Engagement Summit is a one-day event focused on enhancing the engagement of families and caregivers of children receiving special education services. The Summit will bring together speakers who will share best practices and innovative approaches that support the overall growth and development of children, including those with...
Date(s): 8/8/2023 8:45 AM - 8/8/2023 3:00 PM, 8/9/2023 8:00 AM - 8/9/2023 3:00 PM, 8/10/2023 8:00 AM - 8/10/2023 12:00 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...