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Regional Learning Opportunities for Families provided by the Capital District EC and SA FACE Centers
Regional Learning Opportunities for Families provided by the Capital District EC and SA FACE Centers
Brunswick Brittonkill Central School District - Special Education Office
Tuesday, March 02, 2021

The Capital District Early Childhood and School Age Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Centers are pleased to Share the Following Learning Opportunities for Families and Community Partners in March through April.


Building Your Child's Reading Skills at Home

Wednesday, March 3rd @ 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Join us to learn strategies that any family can use to support early reading skills at home.  Turn the everyday activities you already do with your young children into extra supports for their reading and vocabulary development.  The more they hear it, the more they learn!

This session is intended for family members of children ages 3 through 8.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

Tuesday, March 9th @ 10:00AM - 12:00PM

 This session covers graduation and exiting credential options for students with disabilities including: Superintendent Determinations, 4+1 Pathway, Appeals Process, Local Diploma Options, Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS), Commencement Credential and Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential. We will keep you posted regarding the most current diploma and credential updates.

This training is for parents and family members.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


CPSE to CSE Transition for Families

Tuesday, March 16th @ 11:00AM - 12:30PM

This workshop will help family members to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, to understand the difference between services in CPSE and CSE, and to understand the purpose of an IEP. Parents will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of what to expect as their children move on to kindergarten.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Building your Child's Reading Skills at Home

Wednesday, March 24th @ 4:00PM - 5:30PM

 Join us to learn strategies that any family can use to support early reading skills at home. Turn the everyday activities you already do with your young children into extra supports for their reading and vocabulary development. The more they hear it, the more they learn!

This session is intended for family members of children ages 3 through 8.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


EI to CPSE Transition for Families

Friday, March 26th @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM

This workshop will help family members learn to:

  • Identify the important steps in the process; and
  • Understand the changes to expect and critical decision to be made.

The session will take a detailed look at the similarities and differences between Early Intervention Program and the Preschool Special Education Program in New York State. Parents participating in this workshop will be well prepared for the transition and have a better understanding of their role in the process.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Parent Member of the CPSE/CSE Training

Tuesday, April 13th @ 10:00AM - 12:30PM

Join us to gain a better understanding of the role and the requirements of the Parent Member and the Special Education Process as per Part 200 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.  Participants will acquire techniques and strategies to become an effective participant in the CPSE/CSE process. This training is for current and prospective Parent Members and anyone who is interested in gaining a better understanding of the Parent Member role and the CPSE/CSE process.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Transition Planning for Life After High School: An Introduction to the Process

Wednesday, April 14th @ 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Parents, guardians, family members, and community partners are invited to attend this workshop to learn more about working with their CSE to collaboratively:

  • Assess their child's strengths interests, and needs; 
  • Establish measurable post-secondary goals and annual goals; and
  • Identify appropriate transition services and coordinated activities.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Agency 101: Navigating Adult Services

Tuesday, April 27th @ 6:00PM - 7:30PM

 Join us for a general overview of primary adult services. Participants will learn to recognize the eight components of self-determination and will better understand how to promote self-determination throughout the transition planning process. Participants will learn about the various adult services in NYS and will better understand the services provided by each, as well as their related eligibility, referral, and application processes.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Parent Member of the CPSE/CSE Training

Wednesday, April 28th @ 6:00PM - 8:30PM

 Join us to gain a better understanding of the role and the requirements of the Parent Member and the Special Education Process as per Part 200 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.  Participants will acquire techniques and strategies to become an effective participant in the CPSE/CSE process. This training is for current and prospective Parent Members and anyone who is interested in gaining a better understanding of the Parent Member role and the CPSE/CSE process.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the training. Questions should be directed to Sheri Gaylord at: sgaylord@wildwoodprograms.org.

For more information and registration visit:

http://events.constantcontact....


Workshops being offered by Wildwood Programs for Families and Professionals

To register, please email Lynn LaFave at: fss@wildwoodprograms.org or call 518-640-3370. For specific questions about the workshops, please contact Michelle Singh at: msingh@wildwoodprograms.org or call 518-640-3350.

A Google meet link and call-in number will be emailed upon registration.

Please include the following information when registering:

·    Preferred email

·    Preferred phone number

·    Indicate title of workshop(s)

·    Interest in training (professional and agency affiliation or family member)

·    Age of child

·    FSS eligible (If family member, does your child/loved one live with you and are they OPWDD eligible). This is not required to attend the training but we do need to note this for grant purposes.

·    Number of people attending

Click here to view Wildwood Program' workshops!