Virginia Dept. of Education schedules training on critical decision points for parents of students with disabilities
Posted on 10/04/2018
VDOE Special Ed Training

Free training offered for parents of students with disabilities on path to graduation and beyond

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in partnership with the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities, will hold a free, four-hour training session on November 8 in Manassas for parents of students with disabilities on “critical decision points” that may affect a child’s academic progress and preparation for higher education or a career.

The session in Manassas, and at seven other locations around the Commonwealth, are available to parents of children who are being considered or are currently eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitative Act of 1973.

All dates and locations of the training sessions are listed below.

October 17 – Bristol

October 18 – Roanoke

November 8 – Manassas

November 15 – Staunton

December 10 – Richmond

January 16 – Suffolk

January 16 – Fredericksburg

February 5 – Appomattox

Parents may register for any of the Critical Decision Points for Families of Children with Disability training on the VDOE website. The deadline to register for the Bristol and Roanoke sessions is October 10.