Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

The Volunteer Advocacy Project, Fall 2011 - Session 6

Date: November 19, 2011

Time: 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Location: Near Vanderbilt University, and by video conference in Johnson City, Jackson, 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 (IDEA)
  • State law
  • No Child Left Behind
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Fall 2011 dates
(Saturdays, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. CST):

  • September 10, 2011
  • September 24, 2011
  • October 8, 2011
  • October 22, 2011
  • November 5, 2011
  • November 19, 2011

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.

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.

Collaborating Agencies

See Also...

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Links

  • Volunteer Advocacy Project
    Now accepting applications for fall 2011. The Volunteer Advocacy Project trains volunteers as advocates to provide instrumental and effective support to parents of children with disabilities.

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