Parent Trainings & Webinars

May 2020


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May Parent Trainings & Webinars

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Summer Resources

This session will provide resources on finding local summer programs and camps for all ages of students, including children and youth with special needs. A presentation will be provided on the importance of keeping your children engaged in learning during the summer to avoid a huge learning slump that usually occurs in all children. Fun, free and easily accessible resources and activities will be shared! A summer resource guide will be provided.

Session ID# 58878

Webinar ID# 59737

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--2:30 p.m.

Bus Tour of Local Agencies that Support Students with Special Needs

Training location is AACOG (8700 Tesoro Dr.) NOT ESC-20

Come ride with us as we take a tour of several local agencies, facilities, and group homes that support students with special needs after they leave public school. The tour will begin at AACOG (8700 Tesoro Dr.) and then we will load the bus. We will spend 20-25

minutes at each location. The bus will make a stop for lunch and lunch will be on your own. The bus will return to AACOG by 2:30 p.m.

Session ID# 59738

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--2:30 p.m.

(1 Hour Lunch Break Provided)

Love & Logic Special Needs

Participants will learn a process for understanding the unique needs and competencies of each child, how to avoid becoming overwhelmed by a child’s multiple, severe disabilites, how to maintain healthy “can do” expectations, tips for teaching essential life skills, skills for developing and maintaining a cooperative parent-school team, and strategies for reaching discouraged and resistant learners!

This curriculum is designed to be a follow-up/bonus program for those that have already attended a Love and Logic class. It is not required, but recommended that you attend if you already have an understanding of the Love and

Logic techniques.

Session ID# 59629

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Dyslexia Make & Take

This session will provide hands-on tools and resources

that you can use to help support your child with dyslexia

at home.

Session ID# 59525

Registration Instructions

Click HERE for steps to register for an ESC-20 Parent Training or Webinar

Instrucciones De Registro

Haga clic aquí para ver los pasos para registrarse en un seminario web o capacitación para padres ESC-20

Webinar Participation

Participating via webinar?

After you register with the webinar session ID# and complete the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email that contains the webinar link and the link to download the handouts/materials.

If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your junk/spam folder.

There is always an ESC-20 staff member on the other end of the webinar. Utilize the chat box to ask any questions for the presenter or if you are experiencing any technical difficulties.

The web manager will do a roll call and ask for your name if it is not clear when you log in. Please respond as we check off your name on the sign-in so you get credit for your attendance.

Have questions? Please contact Kimberly via email or (210)370-5431.

Parent Training Webinar Handouts

Handouts and resources from all the 2019-2020 parent training webinars are located HERE.

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Parent Training or Webinar Certificate

Click HERE for steps to access your ESC-20 Parent Training or Webinar Certificate. Certificates will be available 2-3 days after the training or webinar.

Certificado de capacitación para padres o seminario web

Haga clic aquí para ver los pasos para acceder a su certificado de capacitación para padres o seminario web ESC-20. Los certificados estarán disponibles 2-3 días después de la capacitación o seminario web.

Questions? Comments? Feedback?

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Consultant, Family Engagement-- Education Service Center, Region 20

Kimberly has worked in the field of special education for 19 years. She has been on staff at ESC-20 for 10 years. She spent 7 years as a special education curriculum specialist and is currently the Family Engagement Consultant.

Kimberly has become quite passionate about empowering families to be more involved in their child's education and future as well as challenging and supporting schools to increase their efforts to involve families in their child's educational journey and focus on Family Engagement as an instructional tool that improves student's academic outcomes.

Kimberly enjoys living out in the country with her husband, Tyson and two daughters, Lynette & Lucy Sue.