Training for parents of students receiving special education
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[JAN. 15, 2007]
EFFINGHAM -- The Family Matters Parent Training
and Information Center is presenting a training on "Individualized
Education Program: Planning and Participation." This free
training will be offered Feb. 1 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the
Lincoln Park District Rec Center, 1400 Primm Road.
The training will focus on an overview of the six
principles of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, known
as IDEA, and how to prepare and use the parent agenda tool to
address "parental educational concerns" as part of the
Individualized Education Program.
This training is co-sponsored by Family Matters
Parent Training and Information Center, TriCounty Special Education,
and the Academic Development Institute.
Partial funding for the training is provided through
a Parent Training and Information Center grant from the U.S.
Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The
Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center is 79 percent
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Three continuing professional development units are
available for educators.
For more information or to register, please phone
Vickie Henley at 217-529-3009 or register online at
Jan. 18. Disability accommodations will be provided if requested by
Jan. 18. For late registrations, call Family Matters at
866-436-7842, ext. 107.
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