WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, November 14, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law’s (Lawyers’ Committee) Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program (PREP), in conjunction with the Minneapolis Public Schools’ Office for Family, Student, and Community Engagement and its Connecting Parents to Educational Opportunities (CPEO) program will host a free parent workshop on special education.
Parents will learn about the special education process, the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and how to prepare for an IEP meeting. Additionally, during the Education Consultation Clinic, parents will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer advocates to assess their child’s educational needs and to develop an action plan to support their success. Following the workshop, families will be able to attend a family swim and gym time at the YMCA Harold Mezile North Community YMCA.
WHO: Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, PREP Minneapolis Public Schools
WHAT: Free Parent Advocacy Workshop
- Workshop will be presented in Spanish, English, Somali, and Hmong
- Complimentary Childcare
- Free Breakfast and Lunch
WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Registration
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Workshop
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Clinic
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Family Swim & Gym Time (at YMCA)
WHERE: MPS Davis Center YMCA
1250 W. Broadway Ave 1711 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411 Minneapolis, MN 55411