CCSD Transition to Life: Exploring The Possibilities, Thursday, October 13, 4:30 pm to 7 pm

The Cobb County School District along with the Marietta City School District is sponsoring a transition fair for students exploring postsecondary programs leading to college and career readiness.

Transition to Life: Exploring The Possibilities will be held Thursday October 13th, from 4:30-7:00 pm at Marietta High School located at 1171 Whitlock Avenue, NW, Marietta, Georgia 30064.

Speakers and vendors from the community will share and provide information about two year technical/college programs, four-year university programs, college inclusive postsecondary programs, college disability counselors, Cobb & Douglas County Community Services Board, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, Goodwill Industries, Roosevelt Warm Springs, and Cobb Performance Learning Center (PLC).

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. Click here to view the agenda.

Spanish interpreters will be available.  Transition Fair participants may request an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter by contacting Susan Self at susan.self@cobbk12.org.

CCSD Parent Program, Starting the New Year Right

Tonight was the first CCSD Parent Program meeting for the school year. Topics from tonight’s meeting included Establishing Routines and Navigating Parent-to-School Communication.

Attached are notes I took from the meeting as well as handouts provided at the meeting.

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FREE Training on ADA & 504, September 22, 6 pm – 8 pm

Parent to Parent of Georgia is presenting a free training on Americans with Disabilities Act & 504.

  • Have you wondered how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) impacts your child?
  • How is it different from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act(IDEA)?
  • How will it impact your child’s access to post-secondary education, employment and recreational and community settings?
  • What can Section 504 do for your child if he/she does not qualify for an IEP, but has a disability?

This free two-hour presentation will explain ADA and how it affects your child now and in the future, including the definition of disability under the ADA.

When: September 22, 2016
Time: 6pm -8pm
Where: Windy Hill Community Center
1885 Roswell Street SE
Smyrna GA 30080 USA

RSVP not required but preferred. For more information or to RSVP please call or email Sitara Nayak @ 678-993-3008 email:sitara@p2pga.org

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