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Partners for Success Center to Offer Effective Partnership Workshop

Release Date: 9/10/2010 8:22:44 AM

The Partners for Success Center of Carroll County Public Schools will sponsor an Effective Partnership Workshop on Thursday, September 30, 2010, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Carroll Springs School in Westminster. This free workshop offers positive advocacy strategies to enhance IEP team negotiations and is designed for parents, school staff, guidance professionals, and agency personnel.
     
Participants will learn how to better advocate for a child’s success and feel more confident about their knowledge and skills. A short make-and-take session will be offered to create a binder for special education papers. The workshop will address the three steps to effective partnership:
 
1. Effective communication
2. Effective organization and preparation
3. Effective participation in the IEP process.
     
Each step will be discussed and practical tips and techniques to better facilitate understanding and mastery of advocacy skills will be given.
     
Light refreshments will be served. To register, please call Partners for Success at 410-751-3955 by September 28.
     
The Board of Education of Carroll County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities, 410-751-3177. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or publicinfo@carrollk12.org, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed.

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