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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 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.


Arden Hills




  • What Families Need to Know about Youth Career Pathways and WorkForce Centers

    Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Learn about career planning options for in-school and out-of-school youth with disabilities and where you can find help launching your youth on their path to employment. This workshop will highlight: what families can do to build employment skills at home, how to begin a career path in high school, Vocational Rehabilitation Services for youth with disabilities, and new MN Workforce Center Career Pathway programs available to youth with disabilities age 16 to 24. A $20 gift certificate will be provided to attendees who complete a confidential survey on their family member’s employment support needs. Pizza and pop will be served at 6:15pm.




Forest Lake

Grand Forks

Grand Rapids



Maple Grove



  • Transitioning to Employment

    Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Parents of students in the ninth grade and above will receive information on career exploration and planning, including preparing their youth for employment and information about agencies that provide independent living, financial, and employment services and supports. A Vocational Rehabilitation Services representative will be in attendance. Participants will also receive a packet of helpful information and resources.


PACER Center


St. Cloud


  • Tips and Tools for Talking with School Staff

    Date: Thursday, November 09, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Stillwater
    This workshop provides parents of special education students with practical tips and interactive problem-solving experiences to build the skills necessary to communicate effectively with school staff and resolve differences.



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