News and Updates
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
- SW-PBS Conference: June 11-13, 2014
- Transition/Dropout Summit: June 23-25, 2014
- New Directors Academy: July 23-25, 2014 REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 28, 2014.
Watch your SELs messages for registration information. If you do not receive SELs, please contact Lina Browner at 573-751-5739 to sign up!
The theme this year is Engagement: Parent, Student, Community. Participants will be given opportunities to receive valuable, up-to-date information on how to improve engagement for students, their parents, and increase positive school and community engagement.
Webinar #7 Dropout Prevention Series - Factors Influencing School Engagement and Disengagement
This webinar will provide engagement strategies for school personnel designed to keep students in school.
Webinar #6-Dropout Prevention Series - Project WALK (Hazelwood West's Vision for Dropout Prevention)
This webinar will discuss how the program originated, overview and demographics, and pitfalls and celebrations from their first two school years.
Special Education New Director Academy, Summer 2014
The Office of Special Education will again be hosting a New Director of Special Education Academy July 23, 24, and 25, 2014, in Jefferson City. Registration will be open in the near future. Be sure to watch SELS for the announcement.
MPACT Parent Mentors
Parent Mentors are volunteers who receive 24 hours of initial training, ongoing monthly training, and technical assistance from MPACT staff with regard to special education law, the IEP process, conflict resolution, and effective advocacy.
Annual Missouri Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (MYLF)
The Missouri Youth Leadership Forum is a unique career leadership-training program for high school students with disabilities, ages 16-21. Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Missouri Youth Leadership Forum, July 20-23, 2014, at the University of Missouri, Columbia.