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Below are the webinars we'll be offering in the coming months. Please click on the ones that interest you for more information.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EDT/10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CDT

A Conversation about Educational Stability for Youth in Foster Care

Join us for an informal Q & A session designed to help you get answers you need to best support our DCS involved youth. Presented by Melaina Gant, Director, Education Services and ESSA Point of Contact for the Department of Child Services (DCS).

In preparation for this presentation, participants are strongly encouraged to view the presentation, : Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) & Supporting Foster Youth as Students ? 101. Come prepared with your questions!

This presentation may be found on Moodle. Moodle link to the course is copied below. If you don't have an account, you can create one for free:

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
11:30-1:00 p.m. EDT / 10:30-12:00 noon CDT
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Advocating for the Foster Child with Special Needs Webinar

This webinar is for foster parents, case managers, CASAs, judges, teachers and others who work with foster children. It provides information about risk factors for foster children with disabilities, the special education process, and how to advocate for foster children.


Save the Date

May 4 - A Conversation about Educational Stability for Youth in Foster Care

May 18 - Advocating for Foster Child with Special Needs

June 1 - Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy

June 15 - Section 504 and Schools