Foster Parents and Schools: Navigating and Advocating–September 5, 2018

As parents, we are our children’s greatest advocates. Few things are more important than your child’s education. This webinar, presented by an experienced educator, will offer insights into the education system and effectively advocating for your child’s needs.  Topics covered will include special education, IEPs, reasonable accommodations, and relationship building with schools through productive communication. Participants are encouraged to share their questions at registration. 

About the Trainer

Rachel Lustig is a proud classroom teacher at St. Coletta Day School of Milwaukee with a passion for working with kids with special needs. St. Coletta is a private accredited school  for children with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. She has been an educator at St. Coletta for 12 years, first working as a paraprofessional for nine years and a classroom teacher for three. During this time, Rachel has strived to form a partnership with students and their parents and/or foster parents. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University and Post Baccalaureate Certificate and Teaching License in Cross-categorical Special Education, Middle Child-Early Adolescence from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Additionally, she has a Master of Science, Exceptional Education degree from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has attended and participated in over 100 IEPs and reevaluations. She works directly with multiple public schools in the area, including MPS, Cudahy, Wauwatosa, and Menomonee Falls on evaluating students and writing  IEPs. She also works extensively on making sure IEPs are implemented and comply with federal laws. Rachel is a wife and mother to four children and her experiences with her family have helped her navigate the world of education. She is inspired by her students to provide them with an education with integrity.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
$20/single participant
$80/agency group


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