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Upcoming Events


January 10, 2015

Regional School Choice Fair

Enfield, CT

On Saturday, January 10, 2015, the Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) will be hosting a fair for Connecticut families interested in Choice School programs. The fair will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Public Safety Academy located at 1617 King Street in Enfield, Connecticut.

This fair will feature RSCO programming available for students in grades 6-12 for the 2015-2016 lottery season.

The snow date for the fair is Sunday, January 11th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information or questions about programming, options please contact the Regional School Choice Office at 860-713-6990.

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January 13, 2015

LPRAC Public Policy Forum on ELL/Bilingual Education

Hartford, CT

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, the Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission (LPRAC) will be hosting a free presentation entitled “LPRAC Public Policy Forum on ELL/Bilingual Education.” The presentation will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Capitol Building in Room 310 located at 210 Capitol Avenue in Hartford, Connecticut.

Presenter Ann Anderberg, Assistant Professor of Education and specialist in bilingual and bicultural education will discuss ELL/bilingual education and how to improve outcomes for Connecticut’s non-English speaking children.

For more information or to register, please visit the event website or contact Orlando Rodriguez at orlando.rodriguez@cga.ct.gov.

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January 14, 2015

Developing the Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Fairfield, CT

On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, Fairfield SEPTA will host a free workshop for parents and educators presented by Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center entitled, “Developing the Individualized Education Program (IEP).” The workshop will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at McKinley School located at 60 Thompson Street in Fairfield, Connecticut.

This training focuses on how parents can be actively and effectively involved in the development of the Individualized Education Program. Participants will learn the key components of an IEP and will become familiar with the Connecticut IEP forms. The workshop will offer guidance about developing measurable goals and tips for monitoring a student’s progress.

Registration is required. Visit www.cpacinc.org/workshop-registration or contact CPAC at 1-800-445-2722 or cpac@cpacinc.org for more information or to register.

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January 27, 2015

Developing the Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Glastonbury, CT

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Glastonbury SEPTA will host a free workshop for parents and educators presented by Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center entitled, “Developing the Individualized Education Program (IEP).” The workshop will take place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Glastonbury High School Library located at 33 Hubbard Street in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

This training focuses on how parents can be actively and effectively involved in the development of the Individualized Education Program. Participants will learn the key components of an IEP and will become familiar with the Connecticut IEP forms. The workshop will offer guidance about developing measurable goals and tips for monitoring a student’s progress.

Registration is required. Visit www.cpacinc.org/workshop-registration or contact CPAC at 1-800-445-2722 or cpac@cpacinc.org for more information or to register.

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January 27, 2015

Building Independence in Adolescents and Young Adults with High Functioning Autism

South Windsor, CT

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, the ASRC Northern Parent Networking Group and SWAN Parenting Program will sponsor a free presentation entitled “Building Independence in Adolescents and Young Adults with High Functioning Autism.” The presentation will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the South Windsor Public Library located at 1550 Sullivan Avenue in South Windsor, Connecticut.

Presenter James W. Loomis Ph. D., a child and family psychologist and the Director of Adult Services at the Center for Children with Special Needs will be discussing the challenges to independence confronting individuals with Autism along with strategies and programming to build greater success and autonomy as an adult.

Registration is required and space is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, January 23rd. For more information or to register, please contact South Windsor and Neighbors (SWAN) at their group website.

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February 2, 2015

Job Shadow Day

Stratford , CT

On Monday, February 2, 2015, Sikorsky Aircraft BeyondIsAbility Team and Professional Development Network will host a “Job Shadow Day” for students with disabilities. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sikorsky Aircraft Facility located at 6900 Main Street in Stratford, Connecticut.

Participants must present a identification (student ID, driver’s license, passport, etc.) and foreign national students must present a passport in advance for security clearance. Students will also be required to provide their own transportation. Space is limited and the deadline for registration is January 19th.

For more information or to register, please contact Marc Dumont at 203-386-5765 or mdupont@sikorsky.com.

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February 7, 2015

Regional School Choice Fair

West Hartford, CT

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Greater Hartford Regional Choice School Office (RSCO) will host a fair for Connecticut families interested in Choice School programs. The fair will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Conrad High School located at 110 Beechwood Road in West Hartford, Connecticut.

The fair will feature RSCO programming available for students in grades PK-12 for the 2015-2016 lottery season.

For more information or questions about programming options, please contact the Regional School Choice Office at 860-713-6990.

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February 18, 2015

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: What You Need to Know

Willington, CT

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, Willington Success SEPTO will host a free workshop for parents and educators presented by Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center entitled, “Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: What You Need to Know.” The workshop will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Willington Public Library located at 7 Ruby Road in Willington, Connecticut.

Families will be introduced to a new way of thinking about their children’s behaviors and about the need to advocate for behavioral supports. The workshop will provide an overview of functional behavioral assessments and positive behavior interventions.

Registration is required. Visit www.cpacinc.org/workshop-registration or contact CPAC at 1-800-445-2722 or cpac@cpacinc.org for more information or to register.

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