CCSD Transition Services Department – Guardianship, October 17, 6:30 pm

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!CCSD Transition Services_Guardianship

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CCSD Special Education Parent Mentors: Fostering Communication Skills, Tuesday, October 10 at 9:30 am

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.

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College and Career Fair for Students with Disabilities, October 10 at 4:30 pm at Hillgrove High School

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

TIME: 4:30PM-7:00PM

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Every Student Succeeds Act: Understanding Georgia’s Plan, Tuesday, June 27 at 11 am at Alpharetta Library

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.

State of Our Schools Parent Leadership Summit, June 24 at 9:30 am

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 monicadelancy@hotmail.com, 770-369-6531.