Volunteer Advocate Training Program
PIC on Special Education’s Volunteer Advocates for Special Education training program is a free 11 week (44-hour) course that has enhanced the knowledge and skills of more than 600 parents, enabling them to support thousands of NH families in the special education process over the past 25+ years. In this course, individuals gain the knowledge and skills to enhance their ability to advocate for their own children and to support of parents of children with disabilities in the special education process.
This training is offered twice a year at various locations across the state.
Training Topics Include:
- The Federal Special Education Law and NH Special Education Process
- Strategies to work effectively with IEP Teams
- Strategies to support children’s success in school
- Strategies to support others in the special education process
This course is designed for parents of children with disabilities and acceptance in to the program is based on a number of factors. Please contact PIC for more information or to receive an application.
Participants are expected to attend all training sessions and be willing to volunteer their time to support PIC on Special Education through a variety of opportunities for a period of two years.
For more information on the VA Training Series, contact Volunteer Advocate Training Program Coordinator:email@example.com
54 Old Suncook Road
Concord, NH 03301
Important! PIC on Special Education does not give out the names or contact information of our Volunteer Advocates. Therefore, you cannot request the contact information of a VA in your area or that a VA be assigned to you via this website. PIC on Special Education staff can speak with you in more detail to see how we can best assist you in participating effectively as a team member in the Special Education process and together you will then determine if a VA match is appropriate. Please contact us for more information.