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Foster Care 101 for Educators


This three-hour training will include:

  • a review of statistical data and legislation associated with foster care;
  • a closer look at how the education system and the Department of Family and Protective Services work collaboratively together to meet the needs of foster children;
  • responsibilities of the school district in identification and service;
  • the role of the District Foster Care Liaison; and 
  • other general resources you can access to be better informed for working with foster children.

Each participating district/co-op will receive a printed copy of TEA's Foster Care & Student Success guide.


Important Session Information:

This three-hour training will include: -A review of statistical data and legislation associated with foster care; -A closer look at how the education system and the Department of Family and Protective Services work collaboratively together to meet the needs of foster children; -Responsibilities of the school district in identification and service; -The role of the District Foster Care Liaison; and -Other general resources you can access to be better informed for working with foster children.
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Session ID:
312910
Credits Available:
(3) CPE
(3) Contact Hours
Seats Filled:
31 / 50
Fee:
$0.00
Contact Person:
Paula Perkins
Instructor(s):
Debbie Welborn
Paula Perkins
Audience:
Administrator, At-Risk, Counselor, Diagnostician, Special Ed Director, Teachers
Date Time Location
1/30/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Region 9 ESC - Wilbarger 1 (Entrance A), Wilbarger 2 (Entrance A)
301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, 76306

Venue Type:


  • There will be a $125 per day fee for out-of-region or non Region 9 District participants. If coop membership is required, there will be a $125 per day fee for non-coop participants.

  • If you have any special needs such as accessibility, Braille, large print, or a sign language interpreter, please notify the Registration Office at least 2 weeks before the session at 940-322-6928.

301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306