Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

The Volunteer Advocacy Project, Spring 2011 - Session 1

Date: January 13, 2011

Time: 5:30PM to 8:30PM

Location: Near Vanderbilt University, and by video conference in Johnson City, Martin, Chattanooga, Memphis, and Knoxville

Description

Requirements:

  • Attend all weekly sessions
  • Shadow an advocate at a special education meeting
  • Advocate for four families of children with disabilities

Training will cover:

  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • State law
  • No Child Left Behind
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Spring 2011 dates
(Thursdays, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. CST):

  • January 13
  • January 20
  • January 27
  • February 3
  • February 10
  • February 17
  • February 24
  • March 3
  • March 10
  • March 17
  • March 24
  • March 31

The training is held twice every year in multiple sites across the state.

Fee: $30

For more information, visit http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/kennedy/vap/ or contact meghan.m.burke@vanderbilt.edu or (615) 585-1420.

Click the link at the bottom of this page to view and print an application. If you have questions about the application, contact meghan.m.burke@vanderbilt.edu or (615) 585-1420.

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