Parent Resource Center Upcoming Events 

What is Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and How Can It Help My Child?

Zoom Webinar - Presented by PWCS - Parent Resource Center - March 5, 2024

  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) is an adaptive and responsive framework that helps schools identify and provide targeted support for students who are struggling academically and/or behaviorally. MTSS is built upon strong and intentional collaboration, enhanced by the belief that ALL students can learn at high levels. Participants will leave understanding key components of the MTSS framework, how decisions are made, how to foster a strong collaboration with schools, and how to access student support when needed.
  • When
    • Tuesday, March 5, 2024
    • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Where:
  • All requests for accommodations are due by March 3, 2024

A Family Guide to Eligibility

Zoom Webinar - Presented by PWCS - Parent Resource Center - March 7, 2024

  • Get ready to dive into the Eligibility Process in Virginia! This session will help you understand how students are evaluated to determine if they qualify for special education services. You will learn about the different assessments and tests used to gather information about a student's strengths and weaknesses. We will explore how eligibility decisions are made and the importance of gathering input from parents, teachers, and other professionals. By the end of the session, you will have a clear understanding of how the eligibility process works and how it ensures that all students get the support they need to succeed in school. Let us get started!
  • When:
    • Thursday, March 7, 2024
    • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • All requests for accommodations are due by March 4, 2024

Parents as Partners in the IEP (Individualized Education Program) Process

Zoom Webinar -Presented by PWCS - Parent Resource Center - March 12, 2024

  • Come join us and explore key components in the development of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and learn how parents and students serve as an important voice in all steps of the process. The IEP serves as a blueprint for educational programming that addresses a student’s individualized needs and requires your family’s input as part of the process. Wherever you are in the special education process, come partner with us to discuss the requirements and components of the IEP so that we can grow together as a team.
  • When:
    • Tuesday, March 12, 2024
    • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • All requests for accommodations are due by March 7, 2024

Prince William County Parks and Recreation Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Zoom Webinar - Presented by PWCS - Parent Resource Center - March 14, 2024

  • Learn about classes that the Prince William County Parks and Recreation offers. Veronica Laughman, ADA Coordinator, will be sharing information on opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
  • When:
    • Thursday, March 14, 2024
    •  6 - 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • All requests for accommodations are due by March 7, 2024

Supporting Preschool Language Development

Presented by PWCS - Parent Resource Center - March 18, 2024

  • This in-person event will include activities for preschool-age children to build and facilitate language. Activities will also include demonstrations and exploration of different low-tech and high-tech assistive augmentative communication devices.
  • When:
    • Monday, March 18, 2024
    •  6 - 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • All requests for accommodations are due by March 14, 2024