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

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Description

In this 2 1/2 hour training, caregivers become effective educational advocates by learning how to navigate education systems, including steps to take to address a youth's suspected disabilities and the basics of establishing/maintaining positive school relationships.

Perhaps more than any other population, youth in foster care are in desperate need of high-quality public education.  Unfortunately, most youth in foster care experience barriers that interfere with their ability to access that education.  Youth in foster care often have unmet learning needs before coming into care and once in care they may experience frequent moves prompting school changes continuing to create barriers to accessing appropriate school services.

Length (hours)

2.5

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Caregivers

Dates and Locations

 
Burlington
Classroom
January 11, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Burlington, Secret Harbor 225 N. Walnut Street Burlington WA 98233, Conference Room Map

Conference Room Bldg. is located on the SW corner of the Secret Harbor property, set back off of the street.  Please enter through the door located at the NE corner of the building.  Signs will be posted.

Refreshments will be available.

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 Shelly Myers at mysh300@uw.edu  or 206 221-0308.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

Richland
Classroom
January 18, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Richland DCFS Office 1661 Fowler Street Richland WA 99352, Columbia Room, A&B 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.  Refreshments will be provided.

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

Questions?  Please contact Shelly Myers at mysh300@uw.edu  or 206 221-0308.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

Seattle
Classroom
February 22, 2018 - 9:30am - 12:00pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Seattle, Alliance Training Center 4045 Delridge Way SW STE 200 Seattle WA 98106 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 Shelly Myers at mysh300@uw.edu  or 206 221-0308.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.