Excited to extend an invitation to the LEAP Education Training Series for you and your networks. This is a great opportunity to brush up on the basics of school placement, special education, alternative schools, and school discipline. Bring your questions and leave with a better understanding of how to support system-involved youth and their educational success. 

February 29, 2016
Youth Guidance Center, 375 Woodside Ave.
3rd Floor Training RoomSchool Placements and Student Records
Topics Covered Include: Various Educational Settings (General Education, Resource/Inclusion, SDC, NPS, Day Treatment, Residential); Referral processes for NPS, Day Treatment, and Residential Schools; Ensuring student records are transferred with the student to various school placements
Please share this training opportunity with your various departments and networks and RSVP to LEAP Paralegal, Olivia Vong (olivia.vong@sfgov.org) by February 26th! 

**The future dates and times for the training series are below. Please mark your calendars!**
We are working on offering MCLE and STC Certification for these trainings and will confirm at a later date.

March 14, 2016
3rd Floor Training Room, YGC
Educational Rights Holders and Special Education Basics
Topics Covered Include: Identifying and Engaging Educational Rights Holders, JV-535 Forms, Individualized Educational Plans (IEP’s), 504 Plans, and Requesting Psycho-Educational AssessmentsConfirmed Guest Speakers: Shira Andron, Foster Youth Services, SFUSD; Laura Savage, Special Education Ombudsman, SFUSD

April 18, 2016
1st Floor Main Conference Room, YGC
Alternative, Court, County, and Continuation Schools 
Topics Covered Include: Type of school placements in SF in the alternative and county setting, AB167/Plan 3

Confirmed Guest Speakers: Chris Lanier, Principal, Woodside Learning Center; Alysse Castro, Director for Alternative, Continuation, Court and County Schools, SFUSD

May 9, 2016
3rd Floor Training Room, YGC
School Discipline
Topics Covered Include: Counseling Conferences, Suspensions, Expulsions, Manifestation Determination Review; MOU Complaint Process

Confirmed Guest Speakers: Morenike O’Neal, Pupil Services, SFUSD; John Zamora, Pupil Services, SFUSD; Sam Janeway, Special Education Content Specialist, SFUSD


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