2018-19 Programs

Attend our FREE informative programs on topics related to special, gifted, & general education.

Open to the public & all are welcome!

7:00 pm until 8:45 pm

Williamsville Central School District Conference Rooms
105 Casey Road, East Amherst, NY 14051

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Finding the Best Graduation Option for Students with Disabilities.
Families of middle or high school students with disabilities will learn about NYS diploma options, differences between Skills & Achievement and Career Development & Occupational Studies (CDOS) Credentials, and determining the best pathway for your child.
Parent Network of WNY & WCSD Transition Team.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Advocacy: The Who, What, When, Why & How.
Designed to help participants understand the importance of advocating for children, describe situations where advocating for children is vital, and to explain tools or techniques for successful child advocacy.
EPIC (Every Person Influences Children).

Thursday, January 24, 2019
ADHD Superpowers: Supporting Students with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Individuals with ADHD are often overlooked for the superpowers they possess. We spend much of our time focusing on problem-solving the challenge areas. Understanding each student’s executive skill areas of strengths and areas of growth will allow you to feel more confident in supporting your student. Come and learn more about these skill areas through completing an assessment of your student. Leave the session with tips for better understanding your student.
Elizabeth P. Bittar, M.A.Ed., e.p. BITTAR Consulting.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Overview of Anxiety & Depression in Children.
Learn about the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for anxiety and depression in children.
Kristin Adduci, LMHC.

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Cultural Competency RE: LGBTQ Students.
Increase your sensitivity to the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of LGBT students by learning ways to improve communication, create safer spaces, and enhance their learning and home environments.
Pride Center of WNY.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Perfectionism and Gifted Students.
Gain insight into perfectionism (the number one social-emotional trait of gifted children), and learn common sense solutions to problems that are often associated with it. Discussion topics will include time management, procrastination, and social relationships.
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit, Ed.D..