Parent Resource Center

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Special Services Parent Resource Center

Clear Creek ISD’s Special Services Parent Resource Center Specialist, Penny Sweeney supports parents and guardians of students receiving Special Education and 504 services across the district. She is available to guide and connect you to workshops, parent support groups, and outside agencies. She provides families with guidance and support to ensure that every child experiences a rich and nourishing educational experience while attending CCISD.


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Welcome to the Special Services Parent Resource Center (P.R.C.)

This newsletter is filled with opportunities to attend parent training sessions throughout the school year. All trainings will be held in rm. 1038 (The Parent Resource Center) I am looking forward to meeting you!

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September Meet and Greet

Special Services Parent Resource Center Meet and Greet

Thursday, Sep. 29th, 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

Stop by and meet Ms. Penny Sweeney, the Parent Resource Specialist and sign up for our 2022-2023 Coffee Chats with topics centered around parent survey responses. See what The Parent Resource Center has to offer.


When: September 29, 2022
Time: 9am-10am
Where:
CCISD Learner Support Center- Room 1038
2903 Falcon Pass
Houston, Texas 77062


Email Ms. Penny Sweeney @ bsweene1@ccisd.net
or call 281-284-0751 if you have any questions.
Can't wait to see you!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

October Coffee Chat

Coffee Chat Topic: Special Education 101

Thursday, Oct. 6th, 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

Parents will learn basic information about special education including the history of special education laws, types of disabilities, the Admission Review and Dismissal process, and types of classroom supports. Guest Speaker Jamie Garcia Team leader at Ed White Elementary

When: October 6, 2022
Time: 9am-10am
Where:
CCISD Learner Support Center- Room 1038
2903 Falcon Pass
Houston, Texas 77062


Email Ms. Penny Sweeney @ bsweene1@ccisd.net
or call 281-284-0751 if you have any questions.
Can't wait to see you!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

October Coffee Chat

Coffee Chat Topic: Reviewing the Parent’s Guide to the ARD Process and Notice of Procedural Safeguards

Thursday, Oct. 20th, 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

This session will highlight important information that can be found in the Notice of Procedural Safeguards document and the Parent’s Guide to the ARD Process. It will give us the opportunity to discuss what questions to ask and how to clarify your concerns and desires related to your child’s education. The intent is to allow parent’s to better understand and prepare for ARD meetings and have access to reference materials and other resources available. Guest Speaker Kelly Clifton Team Leader at Bauerschlag Elementary

When: October 20, 2022
Time: 9am-10am
Where:
CCISD Learner Support Center- Room 1038
2903 Falcon Pass
Houston, Texas 77062


Email Ms. Penny Sweeney @ bsweene1@ccisd.net
or call 281-284-0751 if you have any questions.
Can't wait to see you!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

November Coffee Chat

Coffee Chat Topic: Understanding the Individual Education Program (IEP) Goal Process

Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

In this session, participants will review the required components in their child’s special education Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP) statements and Individualized Education Program (IEP) Goals and discuss techniques for collaborating with school personnel to develop appropriate programming for your child. Guest Speaker Angela Jacquo Baines Elementary Alternative Academics Instructional Specialist

When: November 3, 2022
Time: 9am-10am
Where:
CCISD Learner Support Center- Room 1038
2903 Falcon Pass
Houston, Texas 77062


Email Ms. Penny Sweeney @ bsweene1@ccisd.net
or call 281-284-0751 if you have any questions.
Can't wait to see you!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic: Self Care Toilet Training Strategies

Thursday, Nov. 17th, 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

This session will focus on multiple toilet training strategies that will be dependent on your child’s strengths and needs. You will learn how to set up the environment, awareness of sensory challenges and strategies and how to positively reinforce your child. At the end of this training, you will receive visual aids Guest Speaker: Taylor Ysaguirre (UTMB Intern under supervision of Marie Petitti-Woods Occupational Therapist)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic:Positive Behavior Supports for the Home

Thursday, Dec. 1st, 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

Families and caregivers should consider using positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) in their homes on a daily basis. It is especially helpful when events disrupt normal routines – events like worldwide health pandemics. This session will provide recommendations for families and caregivers on how to use PBIS to continue to support their students’ social and emotional growth and minimize behavioral disruptions in the home. Guest Speaker Emily Jones District BCBA

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic: Assistive Technology 101

Thursday, Jan. 12th 2023 at 9-10am

Learner Support Center CCISD, Falcon Pass, Houston, TX, USA Rm. 1038

Join members of our Assistive Technology team as they walk us through the importance of Assistive Technology and how it is used to enhance the functional independence of a person with a disability. Assistive Technology (AT) devices are tools to help to overcome those challenges and enable people living with disabilities to enhance their quality of life and lead more independent lives.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic: Enhancing Language and Communication Development:

Thursday, Jan. 26th 2023 at 9-10am

Learner Support Center CCISD, Falcon Pass, Houston, TX, USA Rm. 1038

Many children experience delays in language and communication thus enhancing language and communication development is a high priority for these children. Parents and families will gain knowledge of activities and strategies to infuse language and communication throughout the day. Guest Speakers Christen Ashley ( Lead SLP) and Jennifer Schwind (SLP)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic: Parent 101 (Transition and Graduation Requirements)

Thursday, Feb. 9th 2023 at 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

Parents will receive an in-depth look at the Federal and Texas Transition process used in their child’s IEP to help them be successful after graduating from high school. This training will cover the importance of self-determination and involving your child in the transition process.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Sensory 101

Thursday, Feb. 23rd 2023 at 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

All children’s bodies need sensory input. A LOT of it! It’s essential for learning, especially since their nervous systems are trying to mature / stay organized. Sensory input is the foundation for the development of motor and perceptual skills (skills needed for reading and math). Guest Speaker Marie Petitti-Woods (Occupational Specialist)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic: Syncing Interventions at Home and at School

Thursday, March 2nd 2023 at 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

We will discuss steps to align behavior interventions at home and at school to increase student success and set the stage for them to engage in social, situational, and functionally appropriate behavior. Guest Speaker Emily Jones District BCBA

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Coffee Chat Topic: Brain Skills (All about the G's)

Thursday, April 6th 2023 at 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

What is a G- score and how does that align with the Full Individual Evaluation (FIE)?

Guest Speaker Janae Foster (LSSP)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Proactive Positive Child Interactions

Thursday, April 13th 2023 at 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

Proactive tips that will help parents in providing positive attention to their children to help reduce opportunities of problematic behaviors. Guest Speaker Jackie Nelson (SLL Instructional Specialist)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Screen Time: Friend or Foe? Strategies for Screen Time Management

Thursday, May 11th 2023 at 9-10am

2903 Falcon Pass

Houston, TX

Review screen time effects for prolonged usage and provide strategies / alternatives for appropriate use of technology. Guest Speaker: Kellie Edinburg (Social Development and PASS Instructional Specialist)

RSVPs are enabled for this event.