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

 
Arlington
Classroom
February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Arlington, Smokey Point DCYF Office 3906 172nd Street NE STE 200 Arlington WA 98223-7736, Conference Room Map

Trainer will be at the main door to let participants into the building.

Please feel free to bring a meal and/or refreshments.  Trainer will bring snacks.

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.

Sign-up for training notices in your area!  http://allianceforchildwelfare.org/project/caregivers-sign-training-notices-your-area

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.

Kent
Classroom
January 14, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Kent Library 212 2nd Avenue North Kent WA 98032, Small Meeting Room Map

Please feel free to bring a meal and/or refreshments. Trainer will bring snacks.

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.

Sign-up for training notices in your area!  http://allianceforchildwelfare.org/project/caregivers-sign-training-notices-your-area

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.

Shelton
Classroom
February 21, 2019 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Shelton DCYF Office 2505 Olympic Hwy N STE 440 Shelton WA 98584, Large Conference Room 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.

Sign-up for training notices in your area!  http://allianceforchildwelfare.org/project/caregivers-sign-training-notices-your-area

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.

Spokane
Classroom
January 17, 2019 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Spokane DCYF Office 1313 N Atlantic St STE 2000 Spokane WA 99201, SW Conference Room 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.

Sign-up for training notices in your area!  http://allianceforchildwelfare.org/project/caregivers-sign-training-notices-your-area

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.

Sunnyside
Classroom
January 15, 2019 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Trainers:
Educational Advocate Treehouse
Location:
Sunnyside DCYF Office 2010 Yakima Valley Highway STE K-15 Sunnyside WA 98944-0999, DCYF Conference Room 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.

Sign-up for training notices in your area!  http://allianceforchildwelfare.org/project/caregivers-sign-training-notices-your-area

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.