Featured News and Events
Crosby, Stills & Nash Performing at
PACER’s Annual Benefit: May 2, 2015
More than four decades since Crosby, Stills & Nash first harmonized in Southern California, and played their first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music.
PACER Day at the Capitol: “Be A Champion”
Parents of children with disabilities will have their voices heard in St. Paul, Minn., on ‘PACER Day at the Capitol’ Thursday, March 19. Participants will attend a dynamic workshop led by advocacy and education leaders and legislators to hear about potential legislation affecting special education, education funding, school discipline, mental health, and bullying prevention.
Parents will learn how to effectively share their stories, and enjoy a pizza lunch before meeting with their state legislators.
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In The News
Guidance Issued on Protecting Student Privacy While Using Online Educational Services
The U.S. Department of Education today released model terms of service guidance and a training video aimed at helping schools and districts protect student privacy while using online educational services and applications. Read More …
Participate in the National Online Dialogue on Families, Disability and Postsecondary Success
Are you a family member of a young adult with a disability who’s currently or recently enrolled in a postsecondary education program (e.g., certificate, apprenticeship, community college, college or university)? Participate in ePolicyWorks’ online dialogue, Connecting Families: Supporting Postsecondary Success of Young Adults with Disabilities. The dialogue is now open for participation and will continue through February 6, 2015. Register and join the discussion today!
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Upcoming Workshops - Register for a Workshop
Three-part Housing Workshop Series: Part 3- Individualized Housing & Services OptionsDate: Monday, March 02, 2015 - 7:00pm-9:00pmLocation: PACER Center
Social Security and Benefit Planning for Transition-age Youth: Ticket to WorkDate: Thursday, March 05, 2015 - 6:00pm-8:00pmLocation: Faribault
Making the Move from Early Childhood Special Education to KindergartenDate: Saturday, March 07, 2015 - 9:00am-11:00amLocation: PACER Center
Ready for Life After High School? Employment and Support Strategies for Youth with DisabilitiesDate: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Pine City
Special Eduation: What Do I Need to KnowDate: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center
Youth with Challenging Behaviors and the IEP: How to plan for graduation and beyondDate: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: St. Paul
Families are ImportantDate: Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:00am-11:00amLocation: PACER Center