Featured News and Events
Don’t just go to the movies, make it an EVENT and support PACER in the process. Experience the most modern theater experience anywhere. What more could you want?
March 9, 2017
Willow Creek Theater - Grand Opening Event
- Enjoy valet service, walk the red carpet with photographers taking your picture as you arrive at the event beginning at 6 p.m.
- Complimentary open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a gourmet popcorn station.
- At 8 p.m. move into one of the theaters to enjoy the luxurious reclining chairs while watching one of several Oscar-nominated movies.
- Oscar nominated titles include: Manchester by the Sea, La La Land, Hidden Figures, Fences or Lion
- If new releases are more your interest, then see: The Great Wall, Logan or Kong: Skull Island
- Best of All — 100% of proceeds from ticket sales for this Grand Opening Event will come to PACER Center!
$75 — Individual Tickets
$50 — Group Tickets (available with purchase of 4 or more tickets.)
Order Your Tickets Today
Call us if you have any questions: 952.838.9000
EX.I.T.E. Summer Camp for Girls
(EXploring Interests in
Technology and Engineering)
- Application deadline: June 19th
- A 5-Day Camp in August for middle school girls (6th-9th grades) with disabilities.
- It's FREE, Learn More and Register Now
Find equipment and assistive technology after its initial use. Items such as, communication devices, walkers, adaptive switches and toys, motorized cars (that can be adapted), adapted keyboards, etc. Join Today!
The Center on Technology and Disability
helps parents explore assistive technology online
PACER Center has partnered with the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) to offer parents a variety of high-quality resources on assistive technology, including webinars, an online library, and Elearning courses. Learn more at ctdinstitute.org and sign up for CTD updates to learn about upcoming events.
We are excited to announce the launch of our newest campaign for PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center
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In The News
New documents released in Intervention IDEAs series
The Office of Special Education Programs , of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), has announced the release of three documents as part of the new Intervention IDEAs information brief series.
These documents provide information on interventions to address academic and behavioral challenges in infants, toddlers, children, and youth impacted by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) , lead exposure , and opioids .
Each brief includes a description of the issue, examples of practices associated with the interventions, quality indicators, or measures of the positive impacts that may occur as a result of the intervention, and links to additional resources.
Guidance released on civil rights of students with disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education recently released three new sets of guidance to assist the public in understanding how it interprets and enforces federal civil rights laws protecting the rights of students with disabilities. These guidance documents clarify the rights of students with disabilities, and the responsibilities of educational institutions in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn.
The guidance released today includes a parent and educator resource guide ; a Dear Colleague letter (DCL) and question and answer document on the use of restraint and seclusion in public schools; and a DCL and question and answer documents on the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools.
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Categories / Programs
Upcoming Workshops - Register for a Workshop
Housing: Starting the Journey, a three-part workshop series. Step 2 — How is it paid for?Date: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm-9:00pmLocation: PACER Center
Parent Leadership Training on Children’s Mental HealthDate: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center - also available via online streaming
The Bridge to Work: Supplemental Security Income and Employment PlanningDate: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Anoka
The ABCs of the IEP: Making the Individualized Education Program Work for Your ChildDate: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center
Hot Tips on the Individualized Education Program: Is Your Child’s IEP Individualized and Appropriate?Date: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 9:30am-11:30amLocation: PACER Center
Social Media & Bullying: Using Technology to Keep Kids SafeDate: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 6:00pm-7:30pmLocation: PACER Center - also available via online streaming
ABCs of the IEP for Transition-age Students and Their ParentsDate: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 6:00pm-8:00pmLocation: Inver Grove Heights