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10/16/2019

Sign up Now: Parent Webinar Series Focused on Supporting Partnerships for Student Success

STEP-TN announces a new Webinar Series - Families and Schools Together (FAST): Increasing Student Success Through Partnership. The series consists of three webinars, each of which will be recorded and archived for those who are unable to attend. All webinars are 12:30-1:30 p.m. eastern time. Additional details are listed below.

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  • October 22 - Identifying Each Student's Strengths and Needs
    Effectively communicating your child’s areas of strength and their unique needs sets the stage for children and youth with disabilities to be successful in school. STEP will provide tools families can use to provide important information about their child to teachers. These tools can be used by teachers to help families provide information to inform supports and service decisions.These tools can also be used by teachers to gather this information from families.
  • November 19 - Hearing the Families' Voice - Parent Concerns as a Priority
    Understanding the concerns of families related to the child’s education is an important part of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. This webinar will focus on how families can effectively share their concerns and strategies for IEP teams to respond to parent concerns..
  • January 22 - Supporting Students in their Least Restrictive Environment
    Students with disabilities are to receive education in their least restrictive environment (LRE), which means that students should participate with their non-disabled peers to the greatest extent appropriate. This webinar will look at child, family, and curriculum considerations to consider as the IEP team discusses the individual needs of each child related to supports and services to ensure student success in their LRE.

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