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Upcoming Events


June 16, 2018

Protecting Your Kid’s Rights! Advocacy Essentials in Special Education: SEEK of CT – Special Education Equity for Kids of Connecticut

Woodbridge, CT

Special education rights are under attack in Connecticut. Now more than ever parents and students need to understand their rights under special education law and the barriers they may face. Join leading Connecticut professionals (lawyers, advocates and evaluators) for a full-day conference on trending special education issues and must know-advocacy skills. Connecticut conference attendees will receive 1 year PARENT MEMBERSHIP to SEEK of CT, a leading statewide organization of parents and professionals that is dedicated to improving educational outcomes of children with disabilities.

Contact Attorney Andrew Feinstein if you have questions or require accommodations for this conference at 860-969-0700 or afeinstein@edlawct.com.



June 26 & 27, 2018

Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium: Enhancing Student Voice

Storrs, CT

Registration ‒ Participation is limited so register EARLY using the link below.
https://18-20-135.eventbrite.com

The Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium Planning Committee is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Symposium focused on helping school districts improve their secondary transition practices. The symposium will include sessions just for students, as well as families and professionals.

We are excited to announce that Bryan Klimkiewicz, CT Special Education Bureau Chief will be providing our Keynote presentation on Tuesday June 26th.

Topics include, but are not limited to:
• Transition Legal Issues
• Person-Centered Planning
• Assistive Technology
• Self-Advocacy/Self-Determination
• Employment Options
• Transition for Individuals with ASD
• How to Enhance Student Voice
• IEP Review Clinic (please bring copy of IEP)

Who Should Attend?
Parents/Families/Caregivers along with their Middle and/or High School Students with
Disabilities, Transition Specialists, Special Education Teachers, Vocational/Career Teachers, and
School Administrators.

COST: Professionals: $65 (This covers both days!)
Family Member & Student: Free Registration!! Please enter the code Freefam18
Please Note: Carpooling is recommended due to cost for parking ($10-$12.00 per day)

June 26, 2018 8:30am – 3:30pm & June 27, 2018 8:30am – 3:30pm
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
For more information, please contact:

Linda Adorno at adorno@ctserc.org (Registration Info),
Missy Wrigley at wrigley@ctserc.org or Dr. Nicholas Gelbar at gelbar@uchc.edu (Content Info)

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