Conference and Resource Fair – Parents Empowered…Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change

Conference and Resource Fair – Parents Empowered…Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change in Morristown on Saturday, April 6, 2019
Conference and Resource Fair – Parents Empowered…Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change in Morristown on Saturday, April 6, 2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 0830 - 1300
The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey announces its 2019 Conference and Resource Fair, 'Parents Empowered: Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change'. The event will feature keynote speakers and disability rights advocates including Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, Dr. Joseph Ciccone, Director of Education Programs, College of Saint Elizabeth, Paul Aronsohn, Director, Office of the Ombudsman for Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families, and many more. Parents, families, educators and service providers who attend will be empowered with communication and collaboration skills to secure the best outcomes for children and teens who have disabilities.

The event takes place on Saturday, April 6th at the College of Saint Elizabeth, Annunciation Center, 2 Convent Road in Morristown from 8:30 am -1:00 pm. The event is offered free of charge. Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parents-empowered-insider-strategies-for-advocacy-and-systems-change-tickets-54417838219. Educators can earn 4 free CEUs by attending.
Agenda
Conference Program
8:30 AM – Registration, Continental Breakfast & Resource Fair
Meet staff and leaders from more than 50 vendors, including state-approved schools for students with disabilities, community provider groups, college support programs, camp and recreational services, and other supports.

9:15 AM – Welcome & Keynote
Dr. Viviana Litovsky, Member, The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey and Member of NJ Special Education Advisory Council
Dr. Joseph Ciccone, Director of Education Programs, The College of Saint Elizabeth
Assemblywoman, Mila Jasey "Advocacy Tips for Parents: How to Talk so Decision makers Listen"

9:50 AM - Presentation of Scholarships

10:00 AM – Insider Tips: Special Education & Family Support Advocacy
Melissa Powers, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer- special needs attorney and former special education teacher
Anfal Muhammad-Jenkins, parent - Chairperson of Newark Special Education Parent Advisory Group
Rebekah Novemsky, Coordonator of Family Support Services, New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities

11:00 AM – Resource Fair

11:30 AM – Insider Tips: Transition and Adult Services Advocacy
Elizabeth Shea, Esq., former Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services
Paul Aronsohn, Director, Office of the Ombudsman for Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families
Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler

12:30 PM - Resource Fair

12:45 PM – Raffle Drawing - Win a Free Chromebook and other door prizes!
Starting Price Per Person
Free
Other Information
Where
Collge of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
Annunciation Center
Morristown NJ 07960
United States
( College - School - Training Center )

                 
Event Organizer Contact
Event Coordinator

973-407-0596
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Event ID: 144753

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