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1. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from Early Intervention to the Committee on Preschool Special Education for Families: To be conducted exclusively in Spanish- July 5, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents interested in learning about the transition process from early intervention services to preschool special education services. Please note, all are welcome!

Dates: 7/5/2022

Presented in Spanish
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The transition from early intervention to preschool special education services can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in early intervention and committee on preschool special education, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to preschool special education services.

2. SUMMER SERIES- ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from Early Intervention to the Committee on Preschool Special Education for Families (2-Part Workshop)- July 5 & 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents interested in learning about the transition process from early intervention services to preschool special education services. Please note, all are welcome!

Dates: 7/5/2022 to 7/13/2022

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The transition from early intervention to preschool special education services can be a time of excitement, but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This two part workshop is designed to provide participants with the information they need so they have a better understanding of the committee on preschool special education process.

Part 1: The first part of this workshop will provide information to help participants understand the transition process, be an active member of the transition team, understand the difference between services in early intervention and preschool special education, and understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to preschool special education services.

​Part 2: The second part of this workshop will focus on providing participants with an understanding of the evidence that supports preschoolers with disabilities being educated in a setting where age- appropriate peers without disabilities are found. Information will be provided regarding the continuum of services at the preschool level and how specially designed instruction and supplementary services can be provided withi

3. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from the Committee on Preschool Special Education to the Committee on Special Education for Families: To be conducted exclusively in Spanish- July 7, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Familias y cuidadores

Dates: 7/7/2022

Presented in Spanish
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The transition from preschool to kindergarten can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

4. SUMMER SERIES- ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from the Committee on Preschool Special Education to the Committee on Special Education for Families (2-Part Workshop)- July 7 & 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents, family members and caregivers of children transitioning from the Committee on Preschool Special Education to Kindergarten, although anyone interested in learning more about the process is welcomed!

Dates: 7/7/2022 to 7/13/2022

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The transition from preschool to kindergarten can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This two part workshop is designed to provide participants with the information they need so they have a better understanding of the committee on special education process.

Part 1: The first part of this workshop will provide information to help participants understand the transition process, be an active member of the transition team, understand the difference between services within the committee on preschool special education (CPSE) process and the committee on special education (CSE) process, and understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

Part 2: The second part of this workshop will focus on providing participants with an understanding of the evidence that supports students with disabilities being educated in a setting with nondisabled students. Information will be provided regarding the continuum of services at the school age level and how specially designed instruction and supplementary services can be provided within the settings across the continuum (i.e., related services, consultant teacher services, resource room programs, integrated co-teaching services, special classes, separate settings, etc.).

5. ONLINE: Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Chairpersons Training (6 Part Series) (July 11-15 & 22, 2022)

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: The target audience includes all special education administrators, building principals, Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons and other professionals in the field interested in promoting the recommendation and implementation of quality special education services for all students with disabilities.

Dates: 7/11/2022 to 7/22/2022

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This training was developed in collaboration with the New York State Education Department to provide CPSE and CSE chairpersons with a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process in their role as a chairperson. This 6 part training follows the CPSE/CSE process from referral through reevaluation. Through a combination of webinars and online activities, participants will gain an understanding of the chairperson's role as defined within law and regulation and learn to facilitate parent participation throughout the process. An additional training session focusing on the unique needs of a CPSE is provided separately. This is a 6-part training.

6. ONLINE: Positive Solutions For Families: 2 Part Series -July 12 & 14, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents, teachers and special education providers of preschool and early elementary age children.

Dates: 7/12/2022 to 7/14/2022

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Positive Solutions for Families is a two session, evidence-based, parent training series for families of early childhood age children, or professionals working with those families. Each session will provide information on how to promote children's social and emotional skills, understand their challenging behaviors, and use positive approaches to help children learn appropriate behavior at home, school or in community settings. Parents and professionals will gain general information on key strategies that may be used with all children at the early childhood stage of development including: > The importance of building positive relationships with children
> The importance of play on building those positive relationships
> Understanding how to make expectations clear for children
> Learning how to teach problem-solving skills
> Identifying the meaning of challenging behavior
> Identifying supports for use with children during daily routines

7. ONLINE: How Parents and Families Can Effectively Engage in Work-based Learning Experiences (WBLEs)- July 14, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Families, students, teachers, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers, or case managers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 7/14/2022

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Many educational organizations (EOs) are seeking to implement or improve Work Based Learning (WBL) programs and experiences to meet the requirements of the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and improve post-school outcomes. This workshop will assist parents and families in recognizing quality compliant WBL programs to meet the needs of their students. Further, it will provide suggestions and practical strategies for effective, meaningful engagement in WBLEs to assist with increasing positive post-school employment outcomes.

8. ONLINE: Monday's with the Family and Community Engagement Center- Virtual Community Cafe for Families - July 18, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and caregivers of early childhood and school-age children who have a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 7/18/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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Join us for an informal meeting for parents of children/students with disabilities! Are you looking for information or have questions? Are you interested to learn more about topics around special education? Are you looking to connect with other parents of children with disabilities? Are you looking for a resource or referral? Training opportunities? Have questions about your child's IEP? Then these meetings are for you!

9. SUMMER SERIES- ONLINE: Would you like to better understand how to read your child's IEP? Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process for Parents of School-Age Students with a Disability (2-Part Series)- July 19 & 21, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents, guardians, caregivers and students. This workshop is also beneficial for Special education administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, guidance/school counselors, agency/community service providers or case managers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 7/19/2022 to 7/21/2022

THIS IS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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The purpose of this workshop is to gain a foundational understanding of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) development process. We will go through every line on the IEP and explain what it means and how you can contribute.

Participants will:
- Understand the Committee on Special Education (CSE) process and a parent or guardian's role with the development of the IEP.
- Identify the different components of the IEP.
- Discuss how to develop relationships and practices that build home-school collaboration and support your student with a disability.
- Participate in the transition planning process for students beginning the year they turn 15.

10. ONLINE: Transition For Families: To be conducted exclusively in Spanish- July 20, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators and family members who have a student with a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 7/20/2022

Being presented in Spanish
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The goals of this training are to ensure that guardians, family members and students can work with their CSE to collaboratively:
1. Assess their child's strengths, interests, and needs;
2. Establish measurable post-secondary goals and annual goals; and
3. Identify appropriate transition services and coordinated activities.

11. ONLINE: Integrating Trauma Sensitivity into a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Framework- July 26 & August 2, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators utilizing or previously trained in PBIS. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 7/26/2022 to 8/2/2022

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This workshop describes the ways in which a public health crisis, school crisis, and/or types of civic unrest may be significant sources of stress and/or trauma for the students whom we support. Additionally, it explains the biological, cognitive, emotional and behavioral effects of trauma on student development and the ways they in turn affect a student's academic and behavioral functioning in the classroom. The workshop addresses how to use the data, systems, and practices components of a multi-tiered systems approach to behavior to provide differentiated evidence-based supports. The package allows Educational Organizations to explore and determine if their school-wide Tier 1 practices reflect a trauma-sensitive approach to responding to student behavior.

12. ONLINE: Student Directed Individualized Education Program (IEPs) for Families - August 10, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents/Family members with school-aged children and any other appropriate related professionals. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 8/10/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

The purpose of this workshop is to promote and encourage student and family involvement in the IEP development process and Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings. Tools, resources, and research-based content are embedded throughout the workshop to give grounding to the concepts that enhance student participation and parent involvement in student-directed IEPs. Participants will learn how to identify ways to meaningfully engage and promote their child's participation in IEP development and CSE meetings​. They will also learn how to identify, discuss, build, and encourage their child's self-determination skills​. Participants will receive materials and resources to promote student-directed IEPs.

13. ONLINE: Monday's with the Family and Community Engagement Center- Virtual Community Cafe for Families- August 15, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and caregivers of early childhood and school-age children who have a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 8/15/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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Join us for an informal meeting for parents of children/students with disabilities! Are you looking for information or have questions? Are you interested to learn more about topics around special education? Are you looking to connect with other parents of children with disabilities? Are you looking for a resource or referral? Training opportunities? Have questions about your child's IEP? Then these meetings are for you!

14. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - September 1, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 9/1/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

15. ONLINE: Introduction to Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education. 2 Sessions- Sept 8 & 9, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: District Leadership and Administration, Pupil Support Personnel, School Leadership, Directors of Special Education, Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers (anyone serving students with disabilities).

Dates: 9/8/2022 to 9/9/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

This interactive workshop is intended to introduce participants to foundational elements of cultural responsiveness to support improvement in areas of tier-one instruction and behavior support, family engagement, and centering student voices. This workshop is intended for administrators, educators, and all school personnel and aligns with the Office of Special Education's priority areas of Disproportionality, Family Engagement, Performance, and Transition as it introduces participants to foundational elements of the New York State Education Department Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework and facilitates connections between Cultural Responsiveness and meeting the needs of students with disabilities, while also providing an opportunity for critical reflection on the extent to which culturally responsive practices are present within our Educational Organization(s).

16. ONLINE: Monday's with the Family and Community Engagement Center- Virtual Community Cafe for Families - September 12, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and caregivers of early childhood and school-age children who have a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 9/12/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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Join us for an informal meeting for parents of children/students with disabilities! Are you looking for information or have questions? Are you interested to learn more about topics around special education? Are you looking to connect with other parents of children with disabilities? Are you looking for a resource or referral? Training opportunities? Have questions about your child's IEP? Then these meetings are for you!

17. ONLINE: Nassau County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - September 13th, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 9/13/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

18. ONLINE: Training of the Parent Member of the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) (2-Part Workshop )- September 14 & 15, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Family members who are interested in becoming or who are already a CSPE and/or CSE Parent Member. This training is also great for individuals looking to learn more about the special education process. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 9/14/2022 to 9/15/2022

THIS IS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Part 1: This workshop will give you the training needed to become an approved parent member of the CPSE/CSE. The parent member is a required member of the CPSE/CSE when requested at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting by the parent/guardian.

- Learn how to become an effective parent member on the CPSE/CSE.
- Learn about the special education process.
- Understand basic regulations.
- Learn how Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) are developed.
- Gain tools and strategies needed to participate successfully in CPSE/CSE meetings.

A certificate of attendance will be provided for you to share with your school district as proof of completion.

Part 2: Will provide an opportunity to dive deeper into the role of the parent member followed by a Q and A session.

19. ONLINE: Transition Assessment to Inform the Development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 3-Part Series- September 19, 21, 23, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 9/19/2022 to 9/23/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This 3-part workshop was developed to promote the use of age-appropriate transition assessment information to help guide individualized education program (IEP) development. Participants will identify what transition is and why it's important, learn basic career development theory, Identify New York state (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment, and Identify assessments with ample validity and reliability evidence.

Participants will explore assessments in a variety of areas (Education & Training, Self-Awareness & Career Awareness, Employment, Independent Living, Assessments that generalize across areas, Assessments for students who want to attend college, and assessments for students who want to immediately enter the work-force). Two case studies will be utilized to demonstrate how transition assessment results can be incorporated into transition-focused IEPs.

20. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - September 20, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 9/20/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

21. ONLINE: Suffolk County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - September 21, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 9/21/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

22. ONLINE: Transition in the IEP - September 21, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Special education directors and CSE Chairpersons with their building level teams including school counselors, principals, and special education teachers at both the middle and high school levels. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2023 and August 2024 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 9/21/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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The goals of this training are to ensure participants will:
1.Understand transition services and the practice of implementation as delineated in New York State (NYS) Education Law and Regulations;
2.Capture and implement these practices into a clearly articulated process;
3.Develop practices that support appropriately developed individualized education programs (IEPs); and
4.Increase the successful transition of youth with disabilities in NYS.

23. ONLINE: New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA): Essential Information for Families of Students with Disabilities. September 21, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Families, students, teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers, professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers, or case managers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 9/21/2022

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The purpose of this workshop is to educate families of students with disabilities on the essential information of NYSAA including, what NYSAA is, what the test entails, and how it will affect a student's postsecondary planning.

Families will:
- Review the state assessment options.
- Identify the purpose and structure of NYSAA.
- Become familiar with the process for determining whether a student is eligible for NYSAA.
- Explore student exit options and how a NYSAA designation impacts students postsecondary planning.

24. ONLINE: Fundamentals of Explicit Instruction - September 22, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are welcome, and we especially invite educators, paraprofessionals, teacher aides and assistants, content specialists, school psychologists, and building administrators. Caregivers and other participants are welcome to join in consideration of building home-school connections.

Dates: 9/22/2022

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Explicit instruction helps us support and meaningfully engage ALL students. It has quite an impact on diverse groups of students across all grade levels, in general and special education classrooms, who are learning both academic and non-academic concepts. For all students, including students with disabilities and English Learners, it provides an approach that integrates listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and can be used in pre teaching and reteaching content and skills. For students with disabilities, it is also an important component of Specially Designed Instruction.

We will spend time addressing the following topics (and more!):
- breaking down concepts and skills to logically sequence lessons and craft clear objectives
- providing students with necessary schema and background knowledge, on which to build new understandings
- planning for guided and supported practice through modeling, demonstrating, thinking aloud, active engagement, scaffolding, and fading supports
- being responsive to student needs through formative assessment and providing informative and actionable feedback
- building independence and generalization within lessons and through periodic review, practice, and application

25. ONLINE: Creating the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 2-Part Series - September 29 & October 6, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, psychologists, related service providers, CPSE CSE chairpersons, and administrators. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome

Dates: 9/29/2022 to 10/6/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop provides professional learning on creating a quality IEP. Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum.

26. Introduction to the Behavior Pathway/Using the Competing Behavior Pathway to Identify Interventions (3-Part Series)- September 29, October 6, 13 (Hangout- Q & A), 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are welcome - District and School level teams, teachers, paraprofessionals, teachers aides and assistants, and parents.

Dates: 9/29/2022 to 10/13/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Participants will have the opportunity to learn each of the components of the Behavior Pathway in order to guide thinking that leads to the understanding of the function of behavior. In addition, participants will become familiar with the Competing Behavior Pathway in order to identify behavioral interventions to promote desired behavior.

27. ONLINE: Best Practice in Explicit Vocabulary Instruction - September 29, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are welcome, and we especially invite educators, paraprofessionals, teacher aides and assistants, content specialists, school psychologists, intervention team members, and administrators. Caregivers and other participants are welcome to join in consideration of building home-school connections.

Dates: 9/29/2022

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Explicit vocabulary instruction (EVI) helps us support and meaningfully engage ALL learners. In particular..

-EVI has a substantial impact for diverse groups of students across all grade levels and settings.
-EVI is appropriate for teaching both academic and non-academic concepts.
-EVI is embedded into Tier 1 instruction in both general and special education classrooms.
-EVI provides an approach that integrates listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
-EVI is also an important component of Specially Designed Instruction for students with disabilities.

We will explore principles, steps, and strategies of EVI and word selection, including tiered vocabulary.

28. ONLINE: How to Support Your Child's Vocabulary Development - September 29, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are welcome! Currently, we offer simultaneous workshops in English, Spanish, and Haitian-Creole. We also offer subtitles. Please advise if you would like to request these or other languages. post-cci@liu.edu

Dates: 9/29/2022

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Please join us to learn how to foster vocabulary development at home. This workshop is intended for caregivers of preschool and school-age children (with and without disabilities) who will learn the importance of vocabulary instruction and ways to incorporate explicit instruction and vocabulary instruction at home. Other participants are welcome to join in consideration of building home-school connections.

29. ONLINE: Transition For Families: To be conducted exclusively in Spanish - September 29, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators and family members who have a student with a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 9/29/2022

Being presented in Spanish
THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Please check your SPAM folder as the invitation can get caught.

The goals of this training are to ensure that guardians, family members and students can work with their CSE to collaboratively:
1. Assess their child's strengths, interests, and needs;
2. Establish measurable post-secondary goals and annual goals; and
3. Identify appropriate transition services and coordinated activities.

30. Online: Learning Communities for Transition (Nassau) - October, 4 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are Welcome! Educators, agency personnel and any other stakeholder committed to improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

Dates: 10/4/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS PRIOR TO CLASS.

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Our goal is to bring together a variety of stakeholders who are united by their passion for improving post-school outcomes for students with disabilities and determined to learn how to purposefully plan together to increase the likelihood of positive outcomes.

31. ONLINE: Promoting Self-Determination for Transitioning Students - October 5, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/5/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This training provides an overview of the principles of self-determination and their applications including:
1. The eight components of self-determination
2. Assessments to determine levels and needs of self-determination
3. Activities designed to promote self-determination
4. Transition into adulthood

32. Online: Learning Communities for Transition (Suffolk) - October, 6 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are Welcome! Educators, agency personnel and any other stakeholder committed to improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

Dates: 10/6/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS PRIOR TO CLASS.

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Our goal is to bring together a variety of stakeholders who are united by their passion for improving post-school outcomes for students with disabilities and determined to learn how to purposefully plan together to increase the likelihood of positive outcomes.

33. ONLINE: Nassau County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - October 11, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 10/11/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

34. ONLINE: Suffolk County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - October 12, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 10/12/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Please check your SPAM folder as the invitation can get caught.

Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

35. ONLINE: Transition Assessment to Inform the Development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 3-Part Series- October 12, 14, 18, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/12/2022 to 10/18/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This 3-part workshop was developed to promote the use of age-appropriate transition assessment information to help guide individualized education program (IEP) development. Participants will identify what transition is and why it's important, learn basic career development theory, Identify New York state (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment, and Identify assessments with ample validity and reliability evidence.

Participants will explore assessments in a variety of areas (Education & Training, Self-Awareness & Career Awareness, Employment, Independent Living, Assessments that generalize across areas, Assessments for students who want to attend college, and assessments for students who want to immediately enter the work-force). Two case studies will be utilized to demonstrate how transition assessment results can be incorporated into transition-focused IEPs.

36. ONLINE:Positive Solutions for Families Series (6-Part Series)- October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and teachers of preschool and early elementary age children. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/12/2022 to 11/16/2022

THIS IS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Identify the importance of building positive relationships with children.

Positive Solutions for Families is an evidence-based parent training series for families of early childhood age children and professionals working with those families. Each session will provide information on how to promote children's social and emotional skills, understand their challenging behaviors, and use positive approaches to help children learn appropriate behavior at home, school, or in community settings. Parents and professionals will gain general information on key strategies that may be used with all children at the early childhood stage of development.
Day 1: Making the Connection - Positive Solutions for Families Series: Identify the importance of building positive relationships with children.
Day 2: Keeping it Positive - Positive Solutions For Families Series: Learn how to incorporate play into building relationships and using positive comments/encouragement to impact children's behavior.
Day 3: Behavior has Meaning - Positive Solutions for Families Series: Understanding why challenging behaviors occur in young children.
Day 4: The Power of Routines - Positive Solutions for Families Series: Identify supports for use with children during daily routines.
Day 5: Teach Me What to Do - Positive Solutions for Families Series: Learn specific strategies that can be used to promote positive adult-child behavior at home and in the community.
Day 6: Responding with Purpose and Putting it All Together with a Plan - Positive Solutions for Families Series: Understand how to make expectations clear for children and how to develop effective plans for managing behavior.

37. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - October 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 10/13/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

38. ONLINE:Specially Designed Instruction for Administrators - October 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: We especially invite administrators but all stakeholders are always welcome

Dates: 10/13/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Specially designed instruction (SDI) is the adaptation of the content, methodology, and/or delivery of instruction based on the needs of an individual student to ensure access to general education curriculum. This workshop is the fifth in a series of workshops on the development and use of SDI for students with disabilities. This workshop is intended to further develop administrators' knowledge of SDI and how SDI should be designed and developed based on individual students' need to address their learning barriers. Administrators will be able to define SDI, recognize how to differentiate SDI from general education, identify what SDI looks like in the classroom setting, and gain necessary skills for supervision of implementation of SDI.

39. ONLINE: Family Guide to Transition Planning - Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School- October 13 & 20, 2022 (Overview of the Family Guide) & November 29 & December 1, 2022 (Hangouts)

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP.

Dates: 10/13/2022 to 12/1/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This two hour workshop is being offered in either one or two parts and will utilize the Family Guide to Transition Planning-Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School to assist families in understanding the transition planning process specifically from high school to life after high school. When families are knowledgeable about the transition process and invited to participate by Educational Organizations (EOs), students with disabilities experience improved post-school outcomes in the areas of employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. The first session will provide an overview of the Guide. Please join one or more of the informational hangouts to participate in indepth discussions of the topics from the overview session(s).

40. ONLINE: Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Chairpersons Training (6 Part Series)- October 17-21, & October 27 [CPSE Extension Day], 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: The target audience includes all special education administrators, building principals, Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons and other professionals in the field interested in promoting the recommendation and implementation of quality special education services for all students with disabilities.

Dates: 10/17/2022 to 10/28/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS (Please check your SPAM folders as this invite can get caught).

This training was developed in collaboration with the New York State Education Department to provide CPSE and CSE chairpersons with a best practices approach to the CPSE/CSE process in their role as a chairperson. This 6 part training follows the CPSE/CSE process from referral through reevaluation. Through a combination of webinars and online activities, participants will gain an understanding of the chairperson's role as defined within law and regulation and learn to facilitate parent participation throughout the process. An additional training session focusing on the unique needs of a CPSE is provided separately. This is a 6-part training.

41. ONLINE: Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Learning Standards: Career Awareness & Development for ALL Students K-12 (2-Part Series) - October 17 & 19, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: This workshop is appropriate for a wide range of participants, including, K-12 teachers, administrators, transition coordinators, and all related service providers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/17/2022 to 10/19/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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This 2- part workshop will focus on how the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) learning standards can be taught in grades K-12 in order to assist all students (with and without disabilities) in developing increased self and career awareness to apply throughout school and postsecondary settings. Instruction in the CDOS learning standards allows students to develop career decision making skills and more effectively participate in planning for post-secondary life. Instruction in these standards will also better enable students to meet the CDOS Commencement Credential requirements (an approved Pathway to Graduation in NYS). This 2-part workshop will review all 3 CDOS Learning Standards: Career Development, Integrated Learning and Universal Foundation Skills/Career Majors. Methods and strategies for infusing instruction of the CDOS standards into curriculum lessons will be reviewed.

42. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - October 17, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 10/17/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

43. ONLINE: Monday's with the Family and Community Engagement Center- Virtual Community Cafe for Families- October 17, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and caregivers of early childhood and school-age children who have a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/17/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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Join us for an informal meeting for parents of children/students with disabilities! Are you looking for information or have questions? Are you interested to learn more about topics around special education? Are you looking to connect with other parents of children with disabilities? Are you looking for a resource or referral? Training opportunities? Have questions about your child's IEP? Then these meetings are for you!

44. ONLINE: Dimensions of Equity in Education (3-Part Series)- October 18, 19, 20, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations( EOs)

Dates: 10/18/2022 to 10/20/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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This interactive workshop explores the concepts of equity, culture, and socio-cultural awareness and outlines the New York State Education Department Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework (CRSE) Framework. This workshop is intended for administrators, educators, and all district personnel and stakeholders and aligns with Office of Special Education priority areas of Disproportionality, Family Engagement, Performance, and Least Restrictive Environment as it unpacks the Dimensions of Equity Tool and provides an opportunity to review a case study of Socio-Cultural Awareness to understand the role culture plays in the educational process and systems, fostering discussion around equity with different groups of stakeholders.

45. ONLINE: Transition in the IEP - October 18, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Special education directors and CSE Chairpersons with their building level teams including school counselors, principals, and special education teachers at both the middle and high school levels. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2023 and August 2024 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 10/18/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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The goals of this training are to ensure participants will:
1.Understand transition services and the practice of implementation as delineated in New York State (NYS) Education Law and Regulations;
2.Capture and implement these practices into a clearly articulated process;
3.Develop practices that support appropriately developed individualized education programs (IEPs); and
4.Increase the successful transition of youth with disabilities in NYS.

46. ONLINE: Developing an Effective Student Exit Summary (SES) - October 19, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers and administrators, school counselors, transition coordinators, agency staff, as well as students, and families. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/19/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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The goals of this training are to ensure participants will recognize and identify:

1. Analyze the importance of students' self-determination skills in making the SES a meaningful and relevant document
2. Learn the federal and state requirements for the SES
3. Recognize and identify the required components of the SES
4. Identify a process for the development and issuance of the SES that that is student-centered

47. ONLINE: An Introduction to Data-Based Decision Making (4-Part Series) (October 20, 27, November 3, & 10, 2022)

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are welcome, and we especially invite general and special education teachers, content specialists, school psychologists, and administrators. Caregivers and other participants are welcome to join in consideration of building home-school connections.

Dates: 10/20/2022 to 11/10/2022

We are excited to announce a "hybrid” 4-part series that introduces participants to data-based decision making in a tiered model of academic support. There will be four 90-minute live, virtual sessions where we will discuss content and assignments that participants will complete on their own. This series features four New York State Education Department Office of Special Education Professional Development Content Packages.

Live Session 1: We will kick off the series with an overview of data-based decision making and the intersections of academics, behavior, and social emotional learning. In this first session, we will release the asynchronous modules and assignment schedule.
Live Session 2: Participants will engage with one another and facilitators in a conversation about "Universal Screening: Best Practices in Screening for Academic Deficits.” In this second session, we will also provide live delivery of the first half of "Using Data to Assess and Intervene in Academic Learning Loss” as it relates to screening for students' academic needs.
Live Session 3: Participants will engage with one another and facilitators in a conversation about "Identifying and Intensifying Intervention: What to Do and How to Do It.” In this third session, we will also provide live delivery of the portion of "Using Data to Assess and Intervene in Academic Learning Loss” as it relates to intervention and progress monitoring.
Live Session 4: Participants will engage with one another and facilitators in a conversation about "Best Practices in Academic Progress Monitoring: Introduction.” In this final session we will also explore family engagement in the tiered intervention process to ensure a well-rounded approach in supporting learners.​

48. ONLINE: Transition Assessments for Students with Significant Disabilities- October 21, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/21/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop addresses transition assessments for students with significant disabilities.

Participants will:
- Learn research that supports transition assessment for students with significant disabilities
- Review transition assessments for students with significant disabilities
- Learn how to write transition assessment results for students with significant disabilities for transition planning

49. ONLINE: Agency 101 (Navigating Adult Services) - October 24, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Professionals (e.g., educators, school counselors, school psychologists and social workers, building level administrators, and secondary teachers directly involved with the process at the secondary level). This overview of primary adult service agencies is required to be able to assist students and families with options available and process. In addition, any family member who has a student with a disability will benefit from the information in this workshop. Please note, all stakeholders are al

Dates: 10/24/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop provides an overview of primary adult service agencies is essential to be able to assist students and families with connecting to available supports and services. The goals of this workshop are to ensure that participants will:
1. Recognize the eight different components which comprise self-determination;
2. Access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process;
3. Recognize the various adult service agencies available in NYS and the different types of services they provide; and
4. Understand the eligibility, referral and application process for each agency

50. ONLINE: Transition Assessment to Inform the Development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 3-Part Series- October 25, 27, 31, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/25/2022 to 10/31/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Please check your SPAM folder as the invitation can get caught.

This 3-part workshop was developed to promote the use of age-appropriate transition assessment information to help guide individualized education program (IEP) development. Participants will identify what transition is and why it's important, learn basic career development theory, Identify New York state (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment, and Identify assessments with ample validity and reliability evidence.

Participants will explore assessments in a variety of areas (Education & Training, Self-Awareness & Career Awareness, Employment, Independent Living, Assessments that generalize across areas, Assessments for students who want to attend college, and assessments for students who want to immediately enter the work-force). Two case studies will be utilized to demonstrate how transition assessment results can be incorporated into transition-focused IEPs.

51. ONLINE: Work-Based Learning (2-Part Series): Fundamentals of Work-Based Learning (WBL) and the Framework for Implementation- October 25 & 27, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, WBL coordinators, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers or case managers, job coaches, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/25/2022 to 10/27/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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The goal of this 2-part series is for participants to be able to:

- Define quality WBL and its essential components
- Review the state and federal laws and regulations related to work-based learning experiences (WBLEs)
- Identify both registered and unregistered WBL experiences available to students
- Discuss the career development process and the Educational Organization's (EO) role
- Review the alignment of WBL and the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential
- Identify ways to document and incorporate work-based learning (WBL) throughout the Individual Education Program (IEP)
- Compile proper documentation needed for WBL
- Select high quality instructional practices that support implementation of work-based learning
- Determine specific areas that may increase the success rate of the WBL program

52. ONLINE: Promoting Self-Determination for Transitioning Students - October 26, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/26/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This training provides an overview of the principles of self-determination and their applications including:
1. The eight components of self-determination
2. Assessments to determine levels and needs of self-determination
3. Activities designed to promote self-determination
4. Transition into adulthood

53. ONLINE: Discipline Procedures for Students with Disabilities- October 27, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: District/building level administrators. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 10/27/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This full-day workshop is designed for district/building level administrators to gain a better understanding of the process related to discipline for students with disabilities as per the Part 201 of the Commissioner's Regulations. This professional development supports the administrator's understanding of the regulatory requirements and the administrative responsibilities as they relate to discipline and are aligned to state law to ensure district compliance. Participants will increase their knowledge of policies, regulations, and best practices related to suspension, removal, and behavioral supports related to implementing discipline for students with disabilities.

54. ONLINE: Agency 101: Navigating Adult Services: This presentation will be done exclusively in Spanish

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Professionals (e.g., educators, school counselors, school psychologists and social workers, building level administrators, and secondary teachers directly involved with the process at the secondary level). This overview of primary adult service agencies is required to be able to assist students and families with options available and process. In addition, any family member who has a student with a disability will benefit from the information in this workshop. Please note, all stakeholders are al

Dates: 10/27/2022

Being presented in Spanish
THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Please check your SPAM folder as the invitation can get caught.

This workshop provides an overview of primary adult service agencies is essential to be able to assist students and families with connecting to available supports and services. The goals of this workshop are to ensure that participants will:
1. Recognize the eight different components which comprise self-determination;
2. Access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process;
3. Recognize the various adult service agencies available in NYS and the different types of services they provide; and
4. Understand the eligibility, referral and application process for each agency

55. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - October 28, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 10/28/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Please check your SPAM folder as the invitation can get caught.

This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

56. ONLINE: Work-Based Learning Supplement A: How to Effectively Build and Manage Business Relationships for Work-Based Learning Experiences (WBLEs)- November 1, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, WBL coordinators, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers or case managers, job coaches, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/1/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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Participants will be able to:
* Identify methods and approaches to positively engage with employers
* Utilize strategies designed to effectively recruit employers and build rapport
* Recognize and identify the family's role in job search and retention

This supplemental module is designed to be attended based on the participants need. There is no specific required order for taking this module.

57. ONLINE: Nassau County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - November 1, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 11/1/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

58. ONLINE: Student-Directed IEPs for Professionals (4-Part Series)- Nov 2, 2022, Jan 11, Mar 15, May 17, 2023

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: K-12 educators, K-12 administrators, transition coordinators, and all related service providers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/2/2022 to 5/17/2023

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This four part workshop series will provide research-based practices and professional and peer support that will assist participants to empower their students to take a lead role in their education by advocating for themselves and their futures. Participants will be given an opportunity to gain/share resources to guide them in understanding and implementing Student-Directed IEPs for students with a range of abilities. It is highly recommended that administrators supervising participants in this series attend at least the first meeting to inform their understanding of the student-directed IEP process.

59. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from Early Intervention to the Committee on Preschool Special Education for Families (2-Part Workshop) - November 3 & 10, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents interested in learning about the transition process from early intervention services to preschool special education services. Please note, all are welcome!

Dates: 11/3/2022 to 11/10/2022

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The transition from early intervention to preschool special education services can be a time of excitement, but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This two part workshop is designed to provide participants with the information they need so they have a better understanding of the committee on preschool special education process.

Part 1: The first part of this workshop will provide information to help participants understand the transition process, be an active member of the transition team, understand the difference between services in early intervention and preschool special education, and understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to preschool special education services.

​Part 2: The second part of this workshop will focus on providing participants with an understanding of the evidence that supports preschoolers with disabilities being educated in a setting where age- appropriate peers without disabilities are found. Information will be provided regarding the continuum of services at the preschool level and how specially designed instruction and supplementary services can be provided within the settings across the continuum (i.e., related services, itinerant teacher, special class integrated setting, and special classes, etc.).

60. ONLINE: Work-Based Learning Supplement B: Foundations of Job Coaching for Work Based Learning Experience (WBLEs) - November 3, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: v\This workshop is intended for anyone who supervises students in Work-Based Learning Experiences. Teachers, administrators, WBL coordinators, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers or case managers, job coaches, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/3/2022

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Participants will be able to:
* Describe the role and expectations of a job coach
* Recognize the importance of effective communication and problem solving for successful WBLEs aligned with the students' IEP
* Create or utilize job and task analyses and training methods to support skill acquisition
* Identify and utilize methods for observing, collecting, and sharing student data
* Explain strategies used to encourage successful inclusion into the workplace

This supplemental module is designed to be attended based on the participants need. There is no specific required order for taking this module.

61. ONLINE: How Parents and Families Can Effectively Engage in Work-based Learning Experiences (WBLEs)- November 3, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Families, students, teachers, paraprofessionals, related services professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers, or case managers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/3/2022

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Many educational organizations (EOs) are seeking to implement or improve Work Based Learning (WBL) programs and experiences to meet the requirements of the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential and improve post-school outcomes. This workshop will assist parents and families in recognizing quality compliant WBL programs to meet the needs of their students. Further, it will provide suggestions and practical strategies for effective, meaningful engagement in WBLEs to assist with increasing positive post-school employment outcomes.

62. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - November 8, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 11/8/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

63. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - November 8, 2022 (Afternoon Session)

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 11/8/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

64. ONLINE: Diploma and Credential Options - November 9, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Administrators, teachers, school counselors, school psychologists and other related service providers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/9/2022

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Participants will recognize and identify:
The definition of self-determination and its relation to determining individualized diploma and graduation options
The credit requirements for graduation in NYS
The Multiple Pathways to Graduation 4 + 1 Option requirements for all students
The appeal eligibility criteria for all students
The safety net options for students with disabilities
The exiting credentials available in NYS and the requirements for each

65. ONLINE: Specially Designed Instruction: Overview of SDI and Next Steps (2-Part Series) - November 10 & 17, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Related Service Providers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/10/2022 to 11/17/2022

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This two session workshop provides participants with an understanding of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI); the adaptation of the content, methodology, and/or delivery of instruction based on the needs of an individual student to ensure access to general education curriculum. Manys practical applications for designing and including it in instruction and the IEP will be shared with participants.
Day 1: Overview of SDI
- Definition and Legal Requirements
- Utilizing accommodations and modifications to support SDI
- How SDI fits with Universal Design for Learning, Differentiation, and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

Day 2: Next Steps in SDI
- Incorporating SDI in instructional planning
- SDI to address the unique needs of students with disabilities (Case Studies)
- SDI in the IEP

66. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from Early Intervention (EI) services to Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) for Families - November 10, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Targeted audience is family members and caregivers transitioning from Early Intervention (EI) to the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) although anyone interested in learning more about the process is welcomed!

Dates: 11/10/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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The transition from early intervention to preschool special education services can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in early intervention and committee on preschool special education, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to preschool special education services.

67. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - November 14, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 11/14/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

68. ONLINE: Monday's with the Family and Community Engagement Center- Virtual Community Cafe for Families - November 14, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and caregivers of early childhood and school-age children who have a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/14/2022

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Join us for an informal meeting for parents of children/students with disabilities! Are you looking for information or have questions? Are you interested to learn more about topics around special education? Are you looking to connect with other parents of children with disabilities? Are you looking for a resource or referral? Training opportunities? Have questions about your child's IEP? Then these meetings are for you!

69. ONLINE: Transition Assessment to Inform the Development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 3-Part Series- November 15, 17, 21, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/15/2022 to 11/21/2022

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This 3-part workshop was developed to promote the use of age-appropriate transition assessment information to help guide individualized education program (IEP) development. Participants will identify what transition is and why it's important, learn basic career development theory, Identify New York state (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment, and Identify assessments with ample validity and reliability evidence.

Participants will explore assessments in a variety of areas (Education & Training, Self-Awareness & Career Awareness, Employment, Independent Living, Assessments that generalize across areas, Assessments for students who want to attend college, and assessments for students who want to immediately enter the work-force). Two case studies will be utilized to demonstrate how transition assessment results can be incorporated into transition-focused IEPs.

70. ONLINE: Promoting Self-Determination for Transitioning Students - November 15, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/15/2022

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This training provides an overview of the principles of self-determination and their applications including:
1. The eight components of self-determination
2. Assessments to determine levels and needs of self-determination
3. Activities designed to promote self-determination
4. Transition into adulthood

71. ONLINE: Suffolk County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - November 16, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 11/16/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

72. ONLINE: Agency 101 (Navigating Adult Services) - November 16, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Professionals (e.g., educators, school counselors, school psychologists and social workers, building level administrators, and secondary teachers directly involved with the process at the secondary level). This overview of primary adult service agencies is required to be able to assist students and families with options available and process. In addition, any family member who has a student with a disability will benefit from the information in this workshop. Please note, all stakeholders are al

Dates: 11/16/2022

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This workshop provides an overview of primary adult service agencies is essential to be able to assist students and families with connecting to available supports and services. The goals of this workshop are to ensure that participants will:
1. Recognize the eight different components which comprise self-determination;
2. Access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process;
3. Recognize the various adult service agencies available in NYS and the different types of services they provide; and
4. Understand the eligibility, referral and application process for each agency

73. ONLINE: Classroom Management (4-Part Series): November 17, December 1,8 & 15 (Hangout)

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Pre-K to 12th grade educators, teacher assistants/aides, paraprofessionals, administrators, and school teams. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/17/2022 to 12/15/2022

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This 4 part workshop series is designed for PreK to 12th grade educators who would like more information on classroom management strategies within a positive behavior support framework. Topics addressed include:

Part 1 - Building Relationships/Creating a Positive Environment Rules, Expectations, Routines, and Procedures
Part 2- Arranging the Physical Environment , Active Supervision, Behavior Specific Praise, and Multiple Opportunities to Respond
Part 3 - Classwide Group Contingencies and The Continuum of Response Strategies for Challenging Behaviors
Part 4 - Questions and Answer Hangout

74. ONLINE: Fundamentals of Equity: Exploring Equity and Cultural Responsiveness (2-Part Series) - November 17 & 18, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members) Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/17/2022 to 11/18/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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This interactive workshop is designed to build a foundational understanding of equity and cultural responsiveness to establish a common vocabulary and examine personal, professional, and institutional capacity. This workshop is designed to engage educators, administrators,and all school personnel in discussions around equity, cultural responsiveness, and strengths and challenges regarding district capacity in implementing culturally responsive practices. This workshop aligns with the Office of Special Education priority areas of Disproportionality, Family Engagement, Least Restrictive Environment, Performance, and Transition to impact disparities in academic and behavioral outcomes in addition to supporting all SSP indicators.

75. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from Early Intervention to the Committee on Preschool Special Education for Families: To be conducted exclusively in Spanish- November 17, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents interested in learning about the transition process from early intervention services to preschool special education services. Please note, all are welcome!

Dates: 11/17/2022

Presented in Spanish
THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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The transition from early intervention to preschool special education services can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in early intervention and committee on preschool special education, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to preschool special education services.

76. ONLINE: Training of the Parent Member of the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) (2-Part Workshop )- November 17 & 18, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Family members who are interested in becoming or who are already a CSPE and/or CSE Parent Member. This training is also great for individuals looking to learn more about the special education process. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/17/2022 to 11/18/2022

THIS IS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

Part 1: This workshop will give you the training needed to become an approved parent member of the CPSE/CSE. The parent member is a required member of the CPSE/CSE when requested at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting by the parent/guardian.

- Learn how to become an effective parent member on the CPSE/CSE.
- Learn about the special education process.
- Understand basic regulations.
- Learn how Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) are developed.
- Gain tools and strategies needed to participate successfully in CPSE/CSE meetings.

A certificate of attendance will be provided for you to share with your school district as proof of completion.

Part 2: Will provide an opportunity to dive deeper into the role of the parent member followed by a Q and A session.

77. ONLINE: Co-Teaching: A Comprehensive Approach - Module 1 (Six Models of Co-Teaching)- November 29, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Co-teaching teams, special education teachers, related service providers, administrators. All stakeholders are welcome!

Dates: 11/29/2022

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The purpose of this workshop is to help participants gain a foundational understanding of co-teaching as a service delivery model and the six models used to implement it. In New York state the co-teaching model is most often associated with the special education service integrated co-teaching. Benefits and Challenges in implementing each model as well as variations for use of the models will also be discussed throughout the workshop.

78. ONLINE: Family Guide to Transition Planning-Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School- (2 Sessions) November 29 & December 1, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP.

Dates: 11/29/2022 to 12/1/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This two session series will utilize the Family Guide to Transition Planning-Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School to assist families in understanding the transition planning process specifically from high school to life after high school. When families are knowledgeable about the transition process and invited to participate by Educational Organizations (EOs), students with disabilities experience improved post-school outcomes in the areas of employment, postsecondary education, and independent living.

79. ONLINE: Student Directed Individualized Education Program (IEPs) for Families - November 29, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents/Family members with school-aged children and any other appropriate related professionals. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/29/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

The purpose of this workshop is to promote and encourage student and family involvement in the IEP development process and Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings. Tools, resources, and research-based content are embedded throughout the workshop to give grounding to the concepts that enhance student participation and parent involvement in student-directed IEPs. Participants will learn how to identify ways to meaningfully engage and promote their child's participation in IEP development and CSE meetings​. They will also learn how to identify, discuss, build, and encourage their child's self-determination skills​. Participants will receive materials and resources to promote student-directed IEPs.

80. ONLINE: Promoting Self-Determination for Transitioning Students - November 30, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Educators, administrators, related service personnel, agency representatives, families, and students. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 11/30/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This training provides an overview of the principles of self-determination and their applications including:
1. The eight components of self-determination
2. Assessments to determine levels and needs of self-determination
3. Activities designed to promote self-determination
4. Transition into adulthood

81. ONLINE: Creating the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 2-Part Series - December 1 & 8, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, psychologists, related service providers, CPSE CSE chairpersons, and administrators. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome

Dates: 12/1/2022 to 12/8/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop provides professional learning on creating a quality IEP. Participants will develop their understanding of the components of a quality IEP designed to provide students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum.

82. ONLINE: Foundations of Effective Reading Instruction: Understanding the Science of Reading [3-Part Series] - December 1, 8,15, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are welcome, and we especially invite educators , paraprofessionals, teacher aides and assistants, content specialists, school psychologists, and building administrators. Caregivers and other participants are welcome to join in consideration of building home-school connections.

Dates: 12/1/2022 to 12/15/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop, the first in a suite of trainings, was developed to help participants gain a greater understanding of what the science of reading has determined to be the foundational skills that are needed in order to become a proficient reader. Participants will explore current instructional practices and the impact they have on reading proficiency, in order to realign our thinking and pedagogy to what is research-based and effective. Participants will also gain context for the importance of equity in reading instruction in order to address barriers and their disproportionate impact on black and brown children.

83. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from the Committee on Preschool Special Education to the Committee on Special Education for Families: To be conducted exclusively in SpanishDecember 1, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Familias y cuidadores

Dates: 12/1/2022

Presented in Spanish
THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.
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The transition from preschool to kindergarten can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

84. ONLINE: Transition Assessments for Students with Significant Disabilities- December 2, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/2/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop addresses transition assessments for students with significant disabilities.

Participants will:
- Learn research that supports transition assessment for students with significant disabilities
- Review transition assessments for students with significant disabilities
- Learn how to write transition assessment results for students with significant disabilities for transition planning

85. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) - December 5, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 12/5/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

86. ONLINE: Diploma and Credential Options - December 5, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Administrators, teachers, school counselors, school psychologists and other related service providers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/5/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Participants will recognize and identify:
The definition of self-determination and its relation to determining individualized diploma and graduation options
The credit requirements for graduation in NYS
The Multiple Pathways to Graduation 4 + 1 Option requirements for all students
The appeal eligibility criteria for all students
The safety net options for students with disabilities
The exiting credentials available in NYS and the requirements for each

87. Online: Learning Communities for Transition (Suffolk) - December, 6 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are Welcome! Educators, agency personnel and any other stakeholder committed to improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

Dates: 12/6/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS PRIOR TO CLASS.

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Our goal is to bring together a variety of stakeholders who are united by their passion for improving post-school outcomes for students with disabilities and determined to learn how to purposefully plan together to increase the likelihood of positive outcomes.

88. ONLINE: Educational Benefit: IEP Reflection (2-Part Series) - December 7 & 14, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: General and special education teachers, psychologists, related service providers and CSE chairpersons. Administrators who may be in a dual administrative role as chairpersons or directors of special education. All are welcome!

Dates: 12/7/2022 to 12/14/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This 2-part workshop focuses on building the awareness that student growth should be reflected across multiple years of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). It is also intended to guide participants to the realization that throughout the IEP there should be indicators of how the student learns, what their needs are, and the specialized instruction that their disability requires.

89. ONLINE: New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA): Essential Information for Families of Students with Disabilities. December 7, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Families, students, teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers, professionals, school counselors, agency/community service providers, or case managers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/7/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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The purpose of this workshop is to educate families of students with disabilities on the essential information of NYSAA including, what NYSAA is, what the test entails, and how it will affect a student's postsecondary planning.

Families will:
- Review the state assessment options.
- Identify the purpose and structure of NYSAA.
- Become familiar with the process for determining whether a student is eligible for NYSAA.
- Explore student exit options and how a NYSAA designation impacts students postsecondary planning.

90. ONLINE: Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Learning Standards: Career Awareness & Development for ALL Students K-12 (2-Part Series) - December 7 & 9, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: This workshop is appropriate for a wide range of participants, including, K-12 teachers, administrators, transition coordinators, and all related service providers. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/7/2022 to 12/9/2022

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This 2- part workshop will focus on how the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) learning standards can be taught in grades K-12 in order to assist all students (with and without disabilities) in developing increased self and career awareness to apply throughout school and postsecondary settings. Instruction in the CDOS learning standards allows students to develop career decision making skills and more effectively participate in planning for post-secondary life. Instruction in these standards will also better enable students to meet the CDOS Commencement Credential requirements (an approved Pathway to Graduation in NYS). This 2-part workshop will review all 3 CDOS Learning Standards: Career Development, Integrated Learning and Universal Foundation Skills/Career Majors. Methods and strategies for infusing instruction of the CDOS standards into curriculum lessons will be reviewed.

91. Online: Learning Communities for Transition (Nassau) - December, 8 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: All are Welcome! Educators, agency personnel and any other stakeholder committed to improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

Dates: 12/8/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS PRIOR TO CLASS.

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Our goal is to bring together a variety of stakeholders who are united by their passion for improving post-school outcomes for students with disabilities and determined to learn how to purposefully plan together to increase the likelihood of positive outcomes.

92. ONLINE: Planning for the Transition from the Committee on Preschool Special Education to the Committee on Special Education for Families (2-Part Workshop)- December 8 & 15, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents, family members and caregivers of children transitioning from the Committee on Preschool Special Education to Kindergarten, although anyone interested in learning more about the process is welcomed!

Dates: 12/8/2022 to 12/15/2022

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The transition from preschool to kindergarten can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This two part workshop is designed to provide participants with the information they need so they have a better understanding of the committee on special education process.

Part 1: The first part of this workshop will provide information to help participants understand the transition process, be an active member of the transition team, understand the difference between services within the committee on preschool special education (CPSE) process and the committee on special education (CSE) process, and understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

Part 2: The second part of this workshop will focus on providing participants with an understanding of the evidence that supports students with disabilities being educated in a setting with nondisabled students. Information will be provided regarding the continuum of services at the school age level and how specially designed instruction and supplementary services can be provided within the settings across the continuum (i.e., related services, consultant teacher services, resource room programs, integrated co-teaching services, special classes, separate settings, etc.).

93. ONLINE: Developing an Effective Student Exit Summary (SES) - December 9, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers and administrators, school counselors, transition coordinators, agency staff, as well as students, and families. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/9/2022

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The goals of this training are to ensure participants will recognize and identify:

1. Analyze the importance of students' self-determination skills in making the SES a meaningful and relevant document
2. Learn the federal and state requirements for the SES
3. Recognize and identify the required components of the SES
4. Identify a process for the development and issuance of the SES that that is student-centered

94. ONLINE: Transition Assessment to Inform the Development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) 3-Part Series- December 12, 14, 16, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student’s IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/12/2022 to 12/16/2022

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This 3-part workshop was developed to promote the use of age-appropriate transition assessment information to help guide individualized education program (IEP) development. Participants will identify what transition is and why it's important, learn basic career development theory, Identify New York state (NYS) regulations related to transition assessment, and Identify assessments with ample validity and reliability evidence.

Participants will explore assessments in a variety of areas (Education & Training, Self-Awareness & Career Awareness, Employment, Independent Living, Assessments that generalize across areas, Assessments for students who want to attend college, and assessments for students who want to immediately enter the work-force). Two case studies will be utilized to demonstrate how transition assessment results can be incorporated into transition-focused IEPs.

95. ONLINE: Family Engagement: Communication and Culture (2-Part Series) - December 12 & 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Members of Educational Organizations (administrators, teachers, pupil personnel staff, and other staff members). Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/12/2022 to 12/13/2022

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This interactive workshop is designed to introduce educators and administrators to concepts of communication and culture that impact interactions with families. In alignment with the Office of Special Education priority areas of family engagement, this workshop supports the implementation of systems and practices that build sustainable relationships with parents, caregivers, and the larger student support community. Participants explore elements of communication and cultural programming with an aim to ensure mindfulness of cultural responsiveness while introducing the principles of New York State Department of Education's Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education Framework.

96. ONLINE: Monday's with the Family and Community Engagement Center- Virtual Community Cafe for Families - December 12, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Parents and caregivers of early childhood and school-age children who have a disability. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome.

Dates: 12/12/2022

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Join us for an informal meeting for parents of children/students with disabilities! Are you looking for information or have questions? Are you interested to learn more about topics around special education? Are you looking to connect with other parents of children with disabilities? Are you looking for a resource or referral? Training opportunities? Have questions about your child's IEP? Then these meetings are for you!

97. ONLINE: Specially Designed Instruction: A Guide for Families and Caregivers - December 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: This workshop is beneficial for all families and caregivers of students with disabilities. This workshop would also be beneficial to those new to the field or those looking for foundational information regarding specially designed instruction. All are welcome!

Dates: 12/13/2022

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This workshop is intended as a guide about Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for families and caregivers of students with disabilities. SDI is the adaptation of content, methodology, and/or delivery of instruction based on the needs of an individual student to ensure access to general education curriculum. This type of instruction is required for students with disabilities and is individualized based on the impact of the student's disability.

98. ONLINE: Transition in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) December 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Teachers, administrators, Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairpersons, guidance counselors, school psychologists and other staff involved with the development of the student's IEP. Please note, all stakeholders are always welcome. Districts reporting on Indicator 13 in August 2022 and August 2023 are strongly advised to attend.

Dates: 12/13/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the transition planning process and the components within a transition IEP. Attendees will deepen their understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies related to quality transition services and planning.

Participants will:
- Identify key components of high-quality Transition IEPs and understand the transition planning process.
- Identify key elements of the Present Levels of Performance; transition needs and course of study; the Coordinated Set of Activities; and the components needed to develop and write measurable postsecondary goals
- Identify the components needed to develop and write measurable annual goals that support each of the measurable postsecondary goals
- Ensure student participation in the development of a transition IEP and parent involvement in the transition planning process
- Describe the role of agencies and promote interagency collaboration
- Be able to directly apply and implement these practices to ensure student success with postsecondary goals

99. ONLINE: Nassau County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - December 13, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 12/13/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

100. ONLINE: Suffolk County CPSE Chairperson Collegial Circle - December 14, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: CPSE Chairpersons

Dates: 12/14/2022

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING. INFORMATION TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIA WEBINAR WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTRANTS.

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Our collegial circle is a Professional Learning Community made up of CPSE chairpersons, members of the Departments of Health, the Long Island Regional Partnership Center, the Long Island Family and Community Engagement Center and others who are committed to enhancing or improving their professional practice. Members of the circle come together on a monthly basis to discuss a common goal, need, interest, or question.

101. ONLINE: CPSE to CSE for Families/Guardians: Transitioning From Committee on Preschool Special Education to Kindergarten for Families/Guardians- December 15, 2022

Program: LI Regional Partnership Center & Family and Community Engagement Centers

Audience: Targeted audience is family members and caregivers of children transitioning from Committee on Preschool Special Education to Kindergarten, although anyone interested in learning more about the process is welcomed!

Dates: 12/15/2022

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The transition from preschool to kindergarten can be a time of excitement but it can also be a source of anxiety. Transitions are made easier when families and providers understand the process. This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.