CPIR Webinars

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  • Spotlighting topics that are important to Parent Centers
  • Focusing on the work they do and the support and training they provide

Each archived webinar includes a recording of the presentation, the presenter’s slideshow, useful handouts, and additional resources on the episode’s topic.


Looking for OSEP Webinars? The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education holds informational webinars on a quarterly and as-needed basis to communicate important information to Parent Centers.


 

 Webinar Archive

(Archive is listed reverse chronologically)

Webinar | New Resources Parent Centers Can Use

A webinar for the Parent Center Network on best practices in outreach. Listen to/view the webinar Download the webinar's PPT (i.e., as a PowerPoint file, 10.6 MB) Download a PDF of the webinar's slideshow (PDF, 2.4 MB) Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources...

Webinar | Best Practices in Outreach

A webinar for the Parent Center Network on best practices in outreach. Listen to the webinar and view the slides Download the webinar's PPT (i.e., as a PowerPoint file, 10.6 MB) Download a PDF of the webinar's slideshow (PDF, 2.4 MB) Visit the Best Practices in...

Webinar | ESSA and the Assessment of Students with Disabilities

A webinar for the Parent Center Network on the assessment of students with disabilities, as required by the recently reauthorized ESSA. Listen to the webinar and view the slides Download Webinar slideshow presentation Download the Guide to the Stakeholder Guide...

Webinar | Using Data for Collaboration and Advocacy

The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), requires that states engage in meaningful consultation with a variety of stakeholders in making decisions about state plans for ESSA implementation. Many of these decisions will be based on the data on students, schools, professionals and communities.

This webinar will help you hone your skills in finding, understanding, and using data to make sure that the needs and interests of students with disabilities and their families are addressed in these important discussions.

Webinar | Updated Training Modules on the IEP & IDEA

Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) Presenters: Debra Jennings, Director Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) Lisa Küpper, Product Development Coordinator Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) Summary: It's time to plan...

Webinar | NTACT’s Resources on Transition and Opportunities for Parent Center Partnership

NTACT is the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition. This webinar provides an overview of NTACT’s technical assistance services available to state education and also state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies. It features a short tour of the transition-related resources available on NTACT’s website that Parent Centers are welcomed to use and share.  Also highlighted are the ways in which NTACT encourages the engagement of Parent Centers as partners at each level of transition planning and implementation, as well as serving as members of state implementation teams.

Webinar | ESSA: The Every Student Succeeds Act

Listen to the webinar and view the slides  Download Powerpoint presentations Download PDFs of the presentations Accompanying resources and web links  Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) Presenters: Lisa Pagano, Office of Special Education Programs...

Webinar | Getting Ready for the Age of Majority

Age of majority is the age when children legally become adults. In most states the age of majority is age 18. This webinar discusses:

  • why age of majority is a critical issue for parents and youth with disabilities alike;
  • the importance of starting early and building young people’s decision-making skills;
  • resources, strategies, and tools for preparing youth for reaching their age of majority;
  • the valuable role that supported decision-making and person-centered planning can play in supporting the young person after he or she gains their majority; and
  • the part that Parent Centers can play in moving this message forward.

Webinar | Parent Center Use of Technology

This webinar was an exploration of and conversation about what technologies Parent Centers use—and need—for their nonprofit management & service provision. Its intent was to gather input from Parent Centers and, as such, an archive of the webinar is not available...

Webinar | Writing for the Web

Listen to the webinar  Download the Powerpoint presentation Read the Writing for the Web series Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) Presenter: Lisa Küpper Product Development Coordinator, CPIR Summary: One of the priorities of Parent Centers is to...

Webinar | Self-Advocacy Skill Building

Supporting youth with disabilities in becoming effective self-advocates is one of the current priorities of Parent Centers. What, exactly, does that mean, and what does it involve? This webinar explores the resources available to help youth with disabilities build their self-advocacy skills. These include training materials that Parent Centers can use when working with youth and their families. The discussion of resources revolves around those listed in the priority page of the CPIR’s called Best Practices in Self-Advocacy Skill Building.

Webinar | Parent Center Data Collection Resources, 2014-2015

Includes two instructional webinars, the forms and data item definitions to assist Parent Centers in submitting their quantitative results for the 2015 Parent Center Data Collection. Download the Data Collection Forms and Definitions Key Download Sample Script for...

Webinar | Improving Early Learning Outcomes

Listen to the webinar  View | download the PowerPoint presentations View | download the handouts Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources Presenters:   Using the Part C Training Modules with Families and Staff Lisa Küpper Product Development Coordinator...

Webinar | Alternate Assessment for Career and College Readiness

Listen to the webinar  View | download the PowerPoint presentations View | download the handouts Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources Presenters:   Overview of Alternate Assessment Mary LaCorte Assistant Director and North Carolina PTI Program Director...

Webinar | Adventures in Results-Driven Accountability

Listen to the webinar View | download the Powerpoint presentation View | download the handouts Host: Center for Parent Information and Resources Presenters: Lisa Küpper, CPIR Barb Buswell, Region 5 PTAC Jan Serak, Region 4 PTAC PowerPoint Presentation for the Webinar:...