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Parent/Guardian Trainings for 2023-2024

2023-2024 School Year Trainings

Welcome Parents! Thank you for checking our site to stay informed of upcoming trainings in and around the region. We are happy to share this information, and look forward to seeing you at various events. Previous Trainings and Resources are located on the archived trainings page.

IEPs & 504s How to Support Your Child – Wednesday, October 11, 2023 from 9-10 AM (in person) & 5-6 PM (virtually) at Wyland Elementary

Transition Discoveries Community Event – Monday, December 18, 2023 from 10-11 AM  Join the meeting now

Transition Discoveries Community Event – Monday, December 18, 2023 from 1-2 PM Join the meeting now

Preschool Early Intervention Transition to Kindergarten – Tuesday, February 6, 2024 from 3:45-4:45 at Central Elementary

Beattie Spring Open House – Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 5:15-8 PM

Next Step Transition Fair for Northern Area School Districts - Tuesday, March 4, 2024, from 6:00-8:00 PM

11th Annual Disability & Mental Health Summit - April 18 & 19, 2024

PA Literacy Symposium Registration Link  - June 11-13, 2024

28th Annual Autism Conference: August 5-8th, 2024  at the PaTTAN Central Conference Center



In response to parental requests for pre-recorded trainings/resources/sessions, this new section of website was created in January 2024 to provide access to "on demand" sessions.

Pre-Recorded Trainings

Secondary Transition

Getting Ready for the Age of Majority

Moving on Using Person-Centered Planning to Support Transitions

Transition Tuesdays 

Understanding Transition

IEP, RR & Other School Meetings

IEP Meetings

Making Inclusive Education A Reality

Procedural Safeguards

Supporting Inclusive Education

Positive Behavior Supports

Positive Behavior Supports Module 1

Positive Behavior Supports Module 2

Supporting Young Children with Challenging Behaviors

Strategies for Challenging Behavior

Other Resources

Secondary Transition

Pennsylvania Career Link

Career Cornerstone Center

Association of Higher Education and Disability

What Parents of Students with Disabilities Need to Know About the Student Voice in the IEP Process

Supports Coordination Office of Development Supports.pdf

Association on Higher Education & Disability

Positive Behavior Supports

How to Support Positive Behavior at School

Challenging Behavior in the Home

PaTTAN of Pittsburgh - search for "Functional Behavior Assessment"

Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU3) - search for "Positive Behavior Support"

National Association of School Psychologists


Autism of PA

Autism Society Resource Listing.pdf

Autism Speaks

The Center for Autism and Student Disorders

Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

PaTTAN of Pittsburgh - search for "Autism Training"


Literacy Resources for Families

PBS Kids

Reading Rockets


Intervention Central

Math Playground

Fun Brain

Family Engagement

Family Engagement/Supports

Families to the Max

PA Family Engagement Framework

Parent to Parent

ARC of PA Include Me from the Start