Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
Supported Employment Web-Based Certificate Series
January 16, 2006 - April 17, 2006
No Location Specified
This online course will provide an overview of supported employment and how to facilitate competitive jobs for individuals with significant disabilities. It includes six lessons that will be posted at two-week intervals. Lessons will include information on the following employment strategies: assistive technology, career development, compensatory strategies, customer choice, developing business partnerships, instruction in the workplace, job restructuring, marketing and job development, person-centered planning, positive behavior supports, self-employment, social security work incentives, and workplace/coworker supports. Registration is required and a registration fee does apply. Offered by the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention.
White House Targeted Workshop on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
January 12, 2006
Kansas City, MO
The White House and the Departments of Justice, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Veterans Affairs, Health & Human Services, Housing & Urban Development, and Education, the Agency for International Development, and the Small Business Administration will host a targeted workshop in Kansas City, MO to help faith-based and community organizations learn more about President Bush's Faith-Based and Community Initiative. The event is geared towards representatives from social service groups that have a track record of applying for government funding, especially those from groups that have not yet won grants.
Closing the Gaps in Health Care for Adolescents
January 10, 2006
This forum will bring together representatives from the public and private sectors to discuss current policy and programs focused on adolescents and young adults, with a special emphasis on transition to adult care systems, which poses unique problems for health care access and delivery. The National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation is holding this forum as part of its grant with the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Building on Success: Providing Today’s Youth with Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
January 9, 2006 - January 13, 2006
The agenda of this conference will focus on the four main themes identified in the Final Report of the White House Task Force for Disadvantaged Youth: trends in victimization, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system: helping youth with the greatest need; strengthening our families to develop our youth; holding programs and ourselves accountable; and what works. The conference is sponsored by the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
The Social Side of Learning Disabilities
December 14, 2005
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
From 8:00-9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2005, you can submit questions to Richard Lavoie, leading expert on learning disabilities, via a link on ldtalk.org. Rick will answer your questions and his answers will be posted to ldtalk.org at a later date.
Developing Inclusive, High Performing Middle and High Schools: A Leadership Institute
December 13, 2005 - December 14, 2005
This professional development training from the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative is designed for special and general educators who are involved with inclusive education in grades 6-12. Participants will learn about innovative instructional strategies that improve student achievement, curricular adaptations in a high stakes environment, strategies to promote social success among middle and high school students, and more.
2005 ACTE Convention and Career Tech Expo: Connecting Education and Careers
December 8, 2005 - December 10, 2005
Kansas City, MO
Participants in the 2005 Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Convention will receive information, technology, and resources impacting career and technical education. Administrators, classroom teachers, students, and teacher educators are invited to attend.
White House Conference on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
December 8, 2005
The White House and the Departments of Justice, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Veterans Affairs, Health & Human Services, Housing & Urban Development, and Education, the Agency for International Development, and the Small Business Administration will host this conference to help faith-based and community organizations learn more about President Bush’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative. The event is geared toward representatives from social service groups that have experience with the government grants process but are interested in producing more competitive applications. The conference is free, but pre-registration is required. Registration deadline: December 2, 2005.
A Meaningful Place for All: A National Conference on Disability Inclusion and National Service
December 8, 2005 - December 10, 2005
This conference will bring the disability and national service communities together to celebrate 10 years of disability inclusion in national service; reflect upon the successes and challenges of the past ten years; identify, share, and strategize about innovative practices that improve the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in national service; and build practices and procedures that ensure ongoing progress.
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December 6, 2005
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Central)
Participants in this Council for Exceptional Children Web seminar will develop a deep understanding of current NCLB and IDEA policies that impact IEP development, identify approaches for providing access to general education, identify flexible learning goals and modify existing state standards to ensure access by all learners, identify students’ needs/learning styles and potential classroom barriers, and explore and discuss solutions to eliminate potential barriers. Registration is required and a registration fee does apply.
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