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    Recommended Practices for Engaging Families:
    Webinar Series for Parent Center Staff

    Would you like to hear about effective practices that are specifically aimed at supporting family and child
    engagement? How about resources that support high quality teaming and collaboration?
    The ECTA Center will host a series of four short webinars that explore the Division for Early Childhood’s
    Recommended Practices (RPs) and some of the tools and resources developed to support the use of the
    practices. The fourth and final webinar will be the unveiling of an exciting and new family-level aRPy
    Ambassador Initiative designed specifically for Parent Centers.

    Who should attend?
    Parent Center Staff (e.g., PTAC/PTI/CPRC) interested in learning more about:
     practices that support family and child engagement
     practices that support teaming and collaboration
     practices that support the use of instruction to increase child learning
     resources and tools developed by the ECTA Center available at no cost
     and much more!

    For more about the Division for Early Childhood, visit https://www.dec-sped.org/

    Selected dates and topics:
    All webinars will be held at 3:00 p.m. EDT and last for 45 minutes.

     Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Introduction to DEC and the Recommended Practices
     Tuesday, July 16, 2019: Resources and Materials That Support Family Use of the Recommended
    Practices
     Wednesday, August 7, 2019: Resources and Supports for Parent Centers
     Wednesday, September 11, 2019: aRPy Family Ambassador Initiative

    In partnership with DEC and Parent to Parent of Georgia/Region B PTAC, ECTA will convene the first
    cohort of family-level aRPy Ambassadors. Applications will be available to participants at the end of the
    series. Up to 10 individuals will be selected from the applicant pool to become part of the aRPy
    Ambassador Initiative and receive resources and support from the ECTA Center.

    More information is available on the ECTA Center website:
    http://ectacenter.org/events/webinars.asp#y2019rpsforengagingfamilies

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Introduction to DEC and the Recommended Practices
    ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR: http://ectacenter.org/events/cal/2019-06-25-decrp-3p-parent1.ics
    JOIN ON JUNE 25: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1LmyfAangwDhUmF
    OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS:
     Participants will become familiar with the Division for Early Childhood and the purpose of the DEC
    Recommended Practices
     Participants will become familiar with the intended benefits of using the DEC Recommended Practices
     Participants will learn how to access the DEC RPs and DEC RP examples and resources

    Tuesday, July 16, 2019: Resources and Materials that Support Family use of the
    Recommended Practices
    ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR: http://ectacenter.org/events/cal/2019-07-16-decrp-3p-parent2.ics
    JOIN ON JULY 16: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4NktDo3NrgPuVXn
    OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS:
     Participants will become familiar with the ECTA Center suite of resources that support family use of
    RPs
     Participants will become familiar with how to access and use the resources to support families

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019: Resources and Supports for Parent Centers
    ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR: http://ectacenter.org/events/cal/2019-08-07-decrp-3p-parent3.ics
    JOIN ON AUGUST 7: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3PdH9YROYFsDRY1
    OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS:
     Participants will become familiar with the ECTA Center suite of resources that support the work of
    Parent Centers
     Participants will become familiar with how to access and use the resources

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019: aRPy Family Ambassador Initiative
    ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR: http://ectacenter.org/events/cal/2019-09-11-decrp-3p-parent4.ics
    JOIN ON SEPTEMBER 11: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_81SNWC2sRvc0WA5
    OBJECTIVES FOR PARTICIPANTS:
     Participants will become familiar with the purpose and intended benefits of the aRPy Ambassador
    Initiative
     Participants will become familiar with the role of the aRPy Family Ambassador
     Participants will become familiar with the qualifications and process for applying to be an aRPy Family
    Ambassador