The Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center Announces the Election of Two New Members of Our Board of Directors
Our first new board member, Margarita Vargas-Torres, 37, has worked at the Fair Haven Community Health Center as the Cancer Screening Coordinator and Referrals Manager for the past 17 years. Our second new board member is David Goldblum is the principal of Pathways Academy of Technology and Design, a magnet high school in East Hartford that is part of the Hartford Public Schools. Learn more about our new members>>
This eight-session intensive series is designed to help parents and professionals gain the skills and knowledge necessary for them to be effective members at the Planning and Placement Team meeting (PPT) as well as prepare them for a variety roles at the school, district, regional or state level. Learn more about Next Steps>>
The Bureau of Special Education (BSE) in partnership with the State Education Resource Center (SERC), has developed a series of Special Education Professional Learning Modules with three central themes running throughout the series including Independent Education Program (IEP) development, culturally-responsive family-school partnerships and state and federal special education programs. Learn more about the modules>>
U.S. Department of Education Announces Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Final Regulations on Accountability
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) issued final regulations to implement provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regarding school accountability, data reporting, and state plans. Read the new regulations>>
Autism Speaks has announced that this year, 685 iPad Airs will be awarded to financially disadvantaged people with autism. The application is now open! Apply today!>>
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- March 25, 2017Prepare for Your Child’s Planning and Placement Team (PPT) Meeting(Danbury, CT)
- March 30, 2017The Inspiring Story of a Rebel Dyslexic Space Explorer(Southport, CT)
- March 30, 2017Transition Expo 2017(Meriden, CT)
- March 30, 2017REACH: Train the Trainer Series: Talking With your Child About Their Disability(Webinar)
- April 6, 2017Sit For Autism: A Training for Short Term Care Providers of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders(Danielson, CT)
- April 28, 2017Connecticut Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference(West Haven, CT)
- May 13, 2017Building a Great Life: 2nd Annual Youth Summit(Bloomfield, CT)
- June 2-4, 2017Camp Erin(Meriden, CT)