PRC Resources

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Center for Family Involvement Resources
CFI resources
PDF document
Tips and Strategies for Increasing Parent and Family Involvement in Virginia Schools PDF Document
Resources for Virginia Schools for Fostering Parent Involvement PDF Document

PRC Data Reports
PRC Data Report 2014 PDF document
PRC Data Report 2013 PDF document

PRC Connect for Success Symposium 2017
Connect for Success 2017 AIM 2
Connect for Success 2017 AIM
Connect for Success 2017 CATCHing Family Engagement
Connect for Success 2017 Co-Teaching
Connect for Success 2017 CTI
Connect for Success 2017 Cyber Bullying
Connect for Success 2017 Diploma Requirements 2
Connect for Success 2017 Diploma Requirements 3
Connect for Success 2017 Diploma Requirements 4
Connect for Success 2017 Diploma Requirements
Connect for Success 2017 Discovering ME
Connect for Success 2017 Discovery Process
Connect for Success 2017 Dispute Resolution Overview
Connect for Success 2017 Empowering Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Parents
Connect for Success 2017 Getting Started with AAC
Connect for Success 2017 Graduation
Connect for Success 2017 Identifying and Supporting ELs with Disabilities
Connect for Success 2017 Inclusion Project
Connect for Success 2017 Intersectionality of Diverse Identities
Connect for Success 2017 Life Change Stress Test
Connect for Success 2017 Mental Health and Wellness
Connect for Success 2017 Mental Health Continuum
Connect for Success 2017 Mental Health Personal Action Plan
Connect for Success 2017 Mental Health Symptoms
Connect for Success 2017 Military and Schools
Connect for Success 2017 Military Interstate Compact
Connect for Success 2017 POWER app
Connect for Success 2017 Power of Welcome
Session 5 10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Special Education and Their Child
Session 5 PRC NOVA Resouces
Connect for Success 2017 Re-Enrollment and Family Engagement
Connect for Success 2017 Social Media and Apps
Connect for Success 2017 Supporting Families of Children with ASD
Connect for Success 2017 Supporting Military Children and Families
Connect for Success 2017 The Road to There Activity
Connect for Success 2017 Understanding Evaluations
Connect for Success 2017 Ways To Look After Your Mental Health

Connect for Success Symposium 2016
Connect for Success 2016 Agenda FINAL
Connect for Success 2016 3 Ps Session 2
Connect for Success 2016 3 Ps Session
Connect for Success 2016 ACE Session
Connect for Success 2016 Dad Session
Connect for Success 2016 Diploma Session
Connect for Success 2016 Dysgraphia Session
Connect for Success 2016 Dyxlexia in Virginia Session
Connect for Success 2016 FBA Session
Connect for Success 2016 Goal Linked Partnership Session
Connect for Success 2016 Google Session
Connect for Success 2016 Im Determined Session
Connect for Success 2016 Inclusive School Climate Session
Connect for Success 2016 Mindfulness Session
Connect for Success 2016 Motivational Interviewing Session
Connect for Success 2016 Opening Keynote Session
Connect for Success 2016 Power of Positivity Session
Connect for Success 2016 PRC Session
Connect for Success 2016 Social Media Session
Connect for Success 2016 Trauma Session

PRC Connect for Success Symposium 2015
Connect for Success 2015 Agenda Booklet
Connect for Success 2015 Limerick Entries
Connect for Success 2015 Adoptive, Fostesr and Kinship Families PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Asian Culture PPT
Connect for Success 2015 AT Guide Handout
Connect for Success 2015 AT Resource Guide
Connect for Success 2015 Brain Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Change PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Collaboration Communication PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Commuication Handout 2
Connect for Success 2015 Communication Handout 3
Connect for Success 2015 Cultural Humility PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Culturally Responsive Instructional Practices PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Engaging Fathers PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Facilitated IEPs PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Fathers Resources Handout
Connect for Success 2015 FBA PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Graduating PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Group Brain Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Interdependence Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Listening Handout
Connect for Success 2015 MAPS Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Marketing Strategies PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Messaging PPT
Connect for Success 2015 MH Journey PPT
Connect for Success 2015 MH Resources Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Military PTAC PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Negotiation PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Negotiators Handout 2
Connect for Success 2015 Negotiators Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Network of Support Handout 2
Connect for Success 2015 Network of Support Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Personality Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Poverty Framework Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Social Capital Handout
Connect for Success 2015 Social Capital Keynote PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Social Capital Workshop PPT
Connect for Success 2015 Title I
Connect for Success 2015 Transition

PRC Connect for Success Conference 2014
PRC Conference 2014_Agenda
PRC Conference 2014_Executive Skills Toolbox
PRC Conference 2014_Executive Skills Toolbox 2
PRC Conference 2014_Executive Skills Toolbox 3
PRC Conference 2014_Executive Skills Toolbox 4
PRC Conference 2014_Credit Accommodations
PRC Conference 2014_Making Presentations Engaging
PRC Confernce 2014_VTSS Overview
PRC Conference 2014_Families Experiencing Homelessness
PRC Conference 2014_Supporting Young Children Experiencing Homelessness
PRC Conference 2014_What Educators Need to Know about Homelessness
PRC Conference 2014_What Families and Shelters Need to know about Homelessness
PRC Conference 2014_ Military Families on the Move
PRC Conference 2014_APPy Hour
PRC Conference 2014_Im Determined Parent Connection
PRC Conference 2014_Im Determined
PRC Conference 2014_Bullying
PRC Conference 2014_Bullying 2
PRC Conference 2014_Bullying 3
PRC Conference 2014_Bullying 4
PRC Conference 2014_Bullying 5
PRC Conference 2014_Bullying 6
PRC Conference 2014_Workin within your School Division to Increase Parent Involvement
PRC Conference 2014_If You Build It Will They Come
PRC Conference 2014_If You Build It Will They Come 2
PRC Conference 2014_If You Build It Will They Come 3
PRC Conference 2014_Transition

PRC Guidebook and Tools
PRC Guidebook PDF document
Regulations Governing Special Education Programs in Va. PDF document
Parent’s Guide to Special Education (English) PDF document
Parent’s Guide to Special Education (Spanish) PDF document

Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (English) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Spanish) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Arabic) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Chinese) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Urdu) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Farsi) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Korean) PDF document
Your Family’s Special Education Rights – Virginia Procedural Safeguards Notice (Vietnamese) PDF document

Parents Guide to Dispute Resolution PDF document
Multicultural Parenting: A Summary of Practices and Traditions PDF document
Resources In English_Spanish

The Time is Now: Diversity Inclusion for Parent Centers & Advocates – may be purchased through Pacer Center http://www.parentcenternetwork.org/national/resources/curricula.html

Parent Primer on Special Education Acronyms http://www.taese.org/cms/images/_utahstate_media/documents/AcronymPrimer_JC_kr_12.pdf PDF document

Acronyms – PEATC http://www.peatc.org/peatc.cgim?template=helpfulinfo.acronyms

Virginia Center on Transition Innovations www.centerontransition.org

Virginia Center for Self-Advocacy Leadership www.virginiaselfadvocacy.org

Virginia Training and Technical Assistance Center www.ttaconline.org

Virginia Training and Technical Assistance Center online resources for parents www.ttaconline.org/staff/s_resources/s_resources_subcontent.asp?dis=18

A Parent’s Guide to Special Education
www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/parents/index.shtml

ALLIANCE National Parent Technical Assistance Center www.taalliance.org
The ALLIANCE National PTAC is an innovative partnership of one national and six regional parent technical assistance centers, each funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. These seven projects comprise a unified technical assistance system for the purpose of developing, assisting and coordinating more than 100 Parent Training and Information centers and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The national and regional parent technical assistance centers work to strengthen the connections to the larger OSEP Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network and fortify partnerships between parent centers and education systems at local, state, and national levels.

Center for Family Involvement (CFI) www.centerforfamilyinvolvement.org
The Center for Family Involvement works with families to increase their skills as advocates, mentors and leaders so their family members with disabilities can lead the lives they want for themselves. CFI provides information, resources and training for family members and professionals.

Channing Bete Company www.channing–bete.com
The Channing Bete Company’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by reinforcing healthy behaviors and commitment to positive social values. A variety of brochures, booklets, CDs and presentation materials are available to encourage parent involvement.

Great Schools www.greatschools.net
Great Schools empowers and inspires parents to get involved in their children’s development and educational success. It offers preschool, elementary, middle and high school information for public, private and charter schools nationwide.

Harvard Family Research Project www.hfrp.org
The work of this project strengthens family, school and community partnerships; early childhood care and education; promotes evaluation and accountability; and offers professional development to those who work directly with children, youth and families. The audiences for HFRP’s work include policymakers, practitioners, researchers, evaluators, philanthropists, teachers, school administrators and concerned individuals. The Storybook Corner, found on this website, offers resources to help educators, families and those who work with families promote the discussion and practice of family involvement in children’s education in a wide range of settings. Launched in partnership with Reading Is Fundamental, Storybook Corner provides a list of storybooks with family involvement themes and tools for using the storybooks.

I’m Determined www.Imdetermined.org
This website provides strategies to assist children and youth with disabilities in developing self-determination skills to help them take control of their own lives.

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education www.ncpie.org
At NCPIE, the mission is simple: to advocate the involvement of parents and families in their children’s education and to foster relationships between home, school and community to enhance the education of all of the nation’s young people. NCPIE serves as a clearinghouse for resources that help build and facilitate effective family-school partnerships.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities www.nichcy.org
This center provides information to the nation on disabilities in children and youth; programs and services for infants, children and youth with disabilities; IDEA, the nation’s special education law; No Child Left Behind, the nation’s general education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.

National PTA www.pta.org
As the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, National Parent Teacher Association provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child and the best tools to help their children be safe, healthy and successful in school and in life.

National PTO www.ptotoday.com
Toolkits are available to encourage parent involvement. Access requires registration.

PACER Center www.pacer.org
By providing assistance to individual families, workshops, materials for parents and professionals, and leadership in securing a free and appropriate public education for all children, PACER’s work affects and encourages families in Minnesota and across the nation.

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center www.peatc.org
Virginia’s Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center provides services and support for families and professionals, easy-to-understand information and training, and opportunities for strategic partnerships and advocacy for systemic improvement.

Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education www.taese.org
TAESE provides disability-related information and training materials for education administrators, teachers, and families. Resources are available for free download or purchase of hard copies.

The Florida Partnership for Family Involvement in Education www.floridapartnership.usf.edu
This site provides training and technical assistance to schools and districts on ways to effectively involve parents in their children’s education in order for all students to achieve at the highest academic level.

The Parent Institute www.parent-institute.com
The mission of The Parent Institute is to encourage parent involvement in the education of their children. The Parent Institute publishes a variety of materials including newsletters, booklets, audio CDs, brochures, videos and presentation kits.

The SEDL National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools www.sedl.org
SEDL supports school, family and community partnerships by establishing partnerships to advance the changing role of families and communities in student learning that is being promoted by the No Child Left Behind Act. SEDL also develops and distributes researchbased resources and tools on school, family and community partnerships to those groups.

U.S. Department of Education www.ed.gov 
This site offers various resources to assist parents with school success for their children. No Child Left Behind resources are available here. “Reaching All Families: Creating Family-Friendly Schools” is a publication from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement designed for school staff to assist in involving parents as active participants in their children’s education.

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