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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.
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- Application deadline: May 1st
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Registration Now Open for “Violence in the Lives of People with Disabilities: Emerging Issues and Solutions for 2015 and Beyond”
Attend the free webinar, April 30, 1:30 — 3:30 EST, sponsored by The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability (NCCJD) which will include PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center presenting on the topic of “responding to bullying of students with disabilities.”
This webinar will address other emerging issues in the field with a panel of experts and advocates covering topics like:
- Using trauma-informed care principles when working with victims with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD)
- Assisting crime victims with complex communication needs
- Supporting victims with specific types of disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
- Supporting people with disabilities in speaking out against violence
Webinar participants will be the first to obtain NCCJ’s white paper on the topic of violence, abuse, and bullying which delves even deeper into the issues addressed on the webinar. Join us for this thought-provoking and empowering webinar, and find out how you can reduce violence in the lives of people with disabilities. Learn more and register >>>
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 …
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Categories / Programs
Upcoming Workshops - Register for a Workshop
Twitter 101: Using Social Media for Professional DevelopmentDate: Monday, March 30, 2015 - 6:00pm-8:00pmLocation: PACER Center - also availible via online streaming
10 Topics to Help Your Child Succeed in Special EducationDate: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center
New Technologies, New Opportunities: The Changing World of Assistive TechnologyDate: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:00pmLocation: PACER Center - also availible via online streaming
Planning for Educational InclusionDate: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Northfield
Ready for Life After High School? Employment and Support Strategies for Youth with DisabilitiesDate: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: St. Paul
PACER’s 11th Annual Housing Resource and Information FairDate: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 9:00am-12:00pmLocation: PACER Center
Responding to Challenging Behaviors at School, at Home and in the Community: Early Childhood and the Elementary YearsDate: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 9:30am-11:30amLocation: Duluth