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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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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 register. All events are free. 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 when we post new events.

Links to the handouts will be posted on the event page. Certificates of attendance are available for attending the live event stream and can be accessed by completing a workshop evaluation after the event.

Austin

Chanhassen

  • The ABC’s of the IEP: Making the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Work for Your Child

    Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Chanhassen
    This workshop will help parents understand how to use the Individualized Education Program (IEP) to benefit their child. Presenters will use the PACER booklet, “Guide for Minnesota Parent to the IEP”, to help participants understand how each required part of the IEP can be developed to meet the child’s needs. Parents need to bring a copy of their child’s most current IEP.

Cottage Grove

  • 10 Topics to help Your Child Succeed in School

    Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Cottage Grove
    Parents who participate in this interactive workshop will learn about 10 important areas in special education, and acquire skills and knowledge they can use to help their child with disabilities by more successful. Parent will also be provided with several useful tools.
  • Ten Topics to help Your Child Succeed in School

    Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Cottage Grove
    Parents who participate in this workshop will learn about 10 important areas in special education and acquire skills, knowledge, and several useful tools they can use to help their child with disabilities be more successful.

Duluth

  • School Avoidance and Challenging Behaviors: Special Education and Section 504

    Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Duluth
    When children or teens experience difficulties attending school or participating in school tasks, parents may struggle to know how to help. This workshop will provide parents and others with information and resources on the role of Special Education and Section 504 when addressing a child’s challenging behaviors.

Elk River

Grand Rapids

  • Transitioning to Employment

    Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Grand Rapids
    Families of youth will receive information on career exploration and planning Including preparing their youth for employment, information about agencies that provide independent living, financial, and employment services and supports.

Hutchinson

Little Falls

  • Transition: Pathway to the Future

    Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 — 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Little Falls
    This workshop for parents of students in the eighth grade and above who have Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) understand how to develop transition services to support planning for life after high school.

Mankato

New Ulm

Owatonna

  • The ABC’s of the IEP: Making the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Work for Your Child

    Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Owatonna
    This workshop will help parents understand how to use the Individualized Education Program (IEP) to benefit their child. Presenters will use the PACER booklet, “Guide for Minnesota Parent to the IEP”, to help participants understand how each required part of the IEP can be developed to meet the child’s needs. Parents need to bring a copy of their child’s most current IEP.

PACER Center

St. Cloud

Wadena

  • School Avoidance and Challenging Behaviors: Special Education and Section 504

    Date: Monday, November 05, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Wadena
    When children or teens experience difficulties attending school or participating in school tasks, parents may struggle to know how to help. This workshop will provide parents and others with information and resources on the role of Special Education and Section 504 when addressing a child’s challenging behaviors.

Worthington

  • 10 Topics to help Your Child Succeed in School

    Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Worthington
    Parents who participate in this interactive workshop will learn about 10 important areas in special education, and acquire skills and knowledge they can use to help their child with disabilities by more successful. Parent will also be provided with several useful tools.
  • Ten Topics to help Your Child Succeed in School

    Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Worthington
    Parents who participate in this workshop will learn about 10 important areas in special education and acquire skills, knowledge, and several useful tools they can use to help their child with disabilities be more successful.
 

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