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Academic and Career Planning Workshop

Best Practices: Family Engagement

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Agency: CESA 5
Agency Contact: Joel Mindham
Agency Assistant: Melissa Sumwalt 608-745-5478
Location: CESA 5
626 E Slifer Street
Portage, WI 53901
Facility: Conf Room Main
Date/Time:
12/7/2017 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

The purpose of this workshop is to aid districts in developing family engagement strategies to meet PI.26 (Education for Employment) requirements. Participants will have time to develop family engagement strategies and share best practices related to academic and career planning.  The PTA's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships and other resources will be used to aid strategy development. 

Administrative rule PI-26 (Education for Employment) includes the following language concerning family engagement:

The school district’s long-range Education for Employment program shall include…

 A process used to engage parents in academic and career planning. The process shall do all of the following:
      1. Inform parents in each school year about what academic and career planning services their child receives.
      2. Provide parents with multiple opportunities during each school year to participate in their child's academic and career planning.
      3. Update parents throughout the school year on the progress of their child's academic and career planning.

Districts are encourage to register members of your Academic and Career Planning teams. 
Cost: $24/person (non- CTE Council Districts). No cost for CESA 5 CTE Council districts. 

Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.