CCSD’s Transition Resource Specialists (TRS) host this quarter’s Transition Talk on the topic of “Guardianship” this Tuesday, October 17. This informative session will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Campbell High School. See flyer below for more info!
During this session, parents will learn how to use visual supports to increase communication exchanges for the child with low verbal skills and how to increase oral expression during literacy activities. Facilitators will guide participants through the creation of a visuals folder to take home and use with their children; all needed materials will be provided.
Please reserve your spot for the program by calling the Special Education Parent Mentor office at 770-529-0046 or by registering at this link: www.signup.com/go/dEtPqkU.
The Cobb County School District is sponsoring a transition fair for students exploring postsecondary programs leading to college and career readiness. The College and Career Fair for Students with Disabilities will be held Tuesday October 10th, from 4:30-7:00 pm at Hillgrove High School Cafeteria, located at 4165 Luther Ward Rd, Powder Springs, GA 30127.
Breakout sessions include Chattahoochee Technical College, Georgia Highlands College, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University Inclusive Post-Secondary Program, Georgia Tech Inclusive Post-Secondary Program, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, Cobb County Parent Mentors, Cobb & Douglas Community Service Board, Cave Spring vocational training center, and Warm Springs vocational training center. Vendors will include colleges and post-secondary programs throughout the state. Speakers will begin thirty minute sessions at 4:30 p.m. The Vendor Fair will open at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 7:00 p.m.
WHEN: OCTOBER 10, 2017
WHERE: HILLGROVE HIGH SCHOOL
Cobb Special Education Parent Mentors are kicking off the new school year with the first VIP parent workshop “Challenging Behaviors” to be held at the Hawthorne Center in Smyrna on Tuesday, August 15. An interpreter will be available. Check out the flyer for more info and reserve your spot by calling 770-529-0046 or click the link: http://www.signup.com/go/ckqAqkz.
GA DOE is accepting public feedback on the draft ESSA state plan. Go to http://www.gadoe.org/Pages/Home.aspx to read the plan and take the survey.
Also a number of organizations with an interest in the special education part of this legislation will be presenting at the Alpharetta Library on Tuesday the 27th at 11:00 AM. Go here to register for this free event.
You’re invited to attend the State of Our Schools Parent Leadership Summit to be held June 24th at 9:30am-2:00pm at Riverside Intermediate School, 285 S. Gordon Road, Mableton Georgia.
Workshops will cover a variety of topics including, scholarships for college, transition to high school, transition to middle school, elementary school success, community engagement, special needs services, and how to navigate schools.
Special guest speakers include Georgia Parent leader 2013 Electria Barnes, Food Network reality show Clash of the Grandmas Awardee Guenevere Reed, Amateur Advocates Associate President Albert McRae, and much more.
Lunch will be served and children can attend with parents as well.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, 770-369-6531.