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All workshop times are listed in the central time zone (CST) unless otherwise noted.

In the event of inclement weather, PACER Center may cancel workshops. If you are registered for a workshop, we will contact you about cancellations. Also, please check this site the day of the workshop for a possible cancellation due to weather problems.

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Live:Web Streaming available

Workshops with this notice means that this workshop offers an off-site attendance option: a video-streaming service will broadcast the workshop live over the Internet so people who can’t attend the workshop in person can view the presentation live on their computer or tablet. The link to the Livestream channel is in the workshop confirmation you receive after you sign up. You do not need a Livestream account to view our live and recorded events.  You can sign up for a free account if you would like to receive notifications when we go live or post new events.

You will receive an e-mail about one week before the workshop with handouts and reminders. If you register the day of the event you can request handouts via the chat window during the live event.

PACER Center offers free workshops throughout Minnesota to parents of children with disabilities and the professionals working with families.

Workshop topics include areas of interest in special education, including information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) program, early childhood, the area of transition for students 14-21 (housing, post secondary, employment, and community), assistive technology, and many more!

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June 2016

  • Technology for Girls: STEM Club, Web Design on Weebly

    Date: Saturday, June 04, 2016
    Time: 9:00am-10:30am
    Bring your creativity to PACER and learn how to design a website using Weebly. In this hands-on lab session the Green Girls robotics team will lead middle school girls with disabilities through the basics of web design. Participants will learn how these critical technology skills can be applied in the real world and will create a website using the drag-and-drop website editor Weebly. Beginners welcome.
  • Technology for Girls: Digital Sandbox, Learn the Code

    Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016
    Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
    Join us for a day of play in a digital sandbox! Middle school girls with disabilities are invited to join mentors from the University of Minnesota’s MnDrive program to see how fun programming can be. Join us to explore and learn about programming and wiring using a SparkFun Digital Sandbox. Learn the ins and outs of programming and help mentors build a robotic hand from 3D printed parts following instructions based on code you write! No experience necessary.

July 2016

August 2016


  • Live Stream Event available

    Managing Life the Smart Way with Technology for Teens

    Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016
    Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Does managing your homework, time, and health sometimes feel overwhelming? There are ways technology can help! Participants will learn how today's technology, such as smartphones, tablets, and computers, can help you more independently manage your school work, time, and wellness. Family strategies for using technology to foster independence will also be discussed. This workshop is designed for students in middle school and up, their parents, and the professionals that work with them.
 

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