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Village of Caledonia 5043 Chester Lane, Racine, WI 53402

Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative (WSPEI) Training Opportunities for Families of Children with Disabilities 2018-2019

What is Parents in Partnership?

Parents in Partnership (PIP) is a statewide program which deepens the ability of families and educators to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.  PIP is a leadership development training for parents who have children with disabilities ages 6-14 that takes place over five weekend sessions during the year.
 
Why Should I attend PIP?

Learn about community and statewide resources for children with disabilities
Explore issues around health, education, policy making, legislation, inclusion, self-determination, family well-being, and IDEA Special Education Law
Work on my own family or community project
Strengthen partnerships between the many professionals you interact with on behalf of your child

For more information about PIP and for the locations and dates for the 2018-2019 PIP trainings visit: www.wspei.org/families/pip.php

What is Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment?
Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment (YiPPE) is an opportunity for youth with disabilities (ages 14-21) and their parents to learn about the transition process in a unique way.
 
Why Should I attend YiPPE?

Building leadership skills
Increase my knowledge in areas of: health care, employment, education, inclusion, legislation and adult services
Work on my own family or community project
Strengthen partnerships between the many professionals you interact with on behalf of your child

Why Should my Youth Attend YiPPE?

To learn how to make decisions for themselves
Get involved in their school and community
Learn self-determination skills
Prepare for college and/or work
Work on their own Youth Plan

For more information about YiPPE and for the locations and dates for the 2018-2019 YiPPE trainings visit: www.wspei.org/families/yippe.php

If I’m Interested in either of these trainings, what do I do next?

For more information or to register for either a PIP or YiPPE training call Julie Beckwith at 608-745-5421 or email to beckwithj@cesa5.org
Please register as soon as possible as space is limited

All trainings are FREE of charge to families.
Overnight accommodations, meals, and resources are paid for with a DPI IDEA Discretionary Grant, Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative - WSPEI.

*To learn more about WSPEI please click here to visit the website*