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START Upcoming Events

START Project Lunchtime Webinars -

Thursday September 14th, 2017 12 noon to 1 pm
Strategies for Success: What Parents Need to Know About Quality Inclusion for ALL Children
Join us for a lunchtime webinar for parents and caregivers that focuses on 
best practices in supporting the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education programs to improve student outcomes.

Friday September 29th, 2017 12 noon to 1 pm
The NEW Special Education Parent Advisory Groups in New Jersey l Guide to Developing and Conducting an Effective SEPAG
This webinar will provide an overview of the newly released Special Education Parent Advisory Group l  Guide to Developing and Conducting an Effective SEPAG.  Participants will learn the process used in developing the guide and become familiar with it's use for parents and educators.

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START Project Trainings to Address Disproportionality

The START Project is presenting regional trainings to address the impact of the overidentification of specific racial and ethnic groups for special education.

Topics include: Multiple Intelligences, Positive Behavior Supports & Discipline
Families will learn strategies that will help them to advocate for their children and to support them in their least restrictive environment. ​Parents and educators of children who are already receiving special education services and parents and educators of children who are having difficulty in school in the process of being determined to be eligible for special education services will benefit from this training.  Please register if you plan to attend.
 

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To register by phone: 973-642-8100 ext. 123 
For more information: call 973-642-8100 ext 123 or email start@spannj.org

 

Parent Leadership Roundtables are an opportunity to exchange ideas around what works to enhance and sustain family engagement in schools to improve outcomes for children with disabilities.  Strategies to start,  run, and sustain effective local special education parent advisory groups will be discussed.  Network with other parent leaders and educators in your county. Join us to hear what's been happening in your county and leave with fresh ideas for your group!  Please register if you plan to attend. 

Click here for locations and to register.

To register by phone: 973-642-8100 ext. 123 
For more information: call 973-642-8100 ext 123 or email start@spannj.org