• three puzzle pieces of different colorsThe Special Education Office offers educational workshops and training sessions to parents, guardians and caregivers on various topics related to Special Education throughout the year. When scheduled, those events will be described here and listed on the calendar below.

    Have a suggestion for a workshop or training session that will help us better support your family? Please email Dr. Angela Kownacki at akownacki@eriesd.org. 


    Coming up: 

    Transition Tuesdays Summer Series (virtual) 

    Tuesdays beginning June 14 (6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26), 10-10:45 a.m.

    The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) invites individuals with disabilities aged 14-22 to participate in weekly sessions highlighting a different workplace readiness topic, including communication, soft skills, interviewing tips, and other important job skills. An open OVR case is not required for participation. More information, including information on accommodations and how to register, here


    PaTTAN - Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project's Family Learning Conference

    June 24-25, 2002 

    If your child has both vision and hearing loss, your family (parents/guardians, siblings and child with deaf-blindness) is welcome to join us for our hybrid Family Learning Conference 2022! Come experience sharing, caring, and learning together with staff from the Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project, PaTTAN, and other families living with deaf-blindness. For more information, click here.


    BNI "Learn to Ride" Bike Camp

    Wednesdays beginning July 6 (7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27), sessions offered from 4-4:50 p.m. and 5-5:50 p.m.

    "Learn to Ride” Bike Camp is a four-week program to help children or young adults develop skills to ride their bikes independently.  Bike Camp is presented free of charge to families through a grant from the Dr. Gertrude A. Barber Foundation. For more information, including flyer and application, click here.

    Staff training (link coming soon)