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Educational Advocacy

Course description

This webinar provides information that will assist you with understanding the basics of early childhood and school assessments. As a Volunteer Child Advocate, knowing how and when and why these assessments should occur is knowledge that will help you help your child achieve better educational outcomes.

Course Objectives:

*  Define the meaning of a Psychoeducational Evaluation
*  State the timelines used for evaluations according to Florida state rules
*  Know when an evaluation is needed
*  Describe how you can assist in helping a student receive a needed evaluation
*  Identify the types of testing that can be done to evaluate academic achievement
*  Understand how a student’s behavior can be evaluated

1 CLE Credit Available

1/16/19-7/31/20

1 In-Service Hour Available

Select "Educational Advocacy" in Optima

 

Reviews (1)

As a former teacher of 36 years this was a great refresher course. I like the way Dr. Kelly presents the material and stays on top of the latest developments in the public schools.

by Joan Ingersoll

As a former teacher of 36 years this was a great refresher course. I like the way Dr. Kelly presents the material and stays on top of the latest developments in the public schools.

by Joan Ingersoll

Dr. Katie  Kelly

Dr. Katie Kelly

M.ED., PH.D., ESQ.

Dr. Katie Kelly, M.ED., PH.D., ESQ., with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is an expert on Educational Advocacy.    At the end of the webinar Dr. Kelly provided a question and answer period for those attending the webinar on the original recording date. You may find that information useful to you in your own advocacy.


We know you will gain tremendous information from her training and encourage you to take advantage of other webinars Dr. Kelly moderates and leads.


The Florida Guardian ad Litem Program is so grateful to the generosity and expert knowledge Dr. Kelly has provided regarding Educational Advocacy.    Thank you, Dr. Kelly!

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