Educational Surrogate Lunch and Learn

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Leon County Schools and the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program are hosting a continuing education event of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem who are not yet educational surrogates.

Join us on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at our offices on Thomasville Road for Educational Surrogate Lunch and Learn.

Educational surrogates act as advocates for a child who requires exceptional student education (ESE) services. Responsibilities include making informed decisions about the child's educational needs, attending meetings and monitoring the child's progress.

Successful completion of the training and certification as an educational surrogate will qualify guardians ad litem to provide additional advocacy to children receiving ESE services and who have an individualized education program (IEP) at school.

The session will be conducted by ESE Parent Liaison Elizabeth Williams with Leon County Schools Surrogate Parent Program. Participants may receive one (1) hour of continuing education credit. Afterward, report your hours using Optima.

The training is free. You can download the print flyer and register with the event contact below.

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Update
2018-06-03: Event cancelled
2018-08-05: Event restored and rescheduled one hour later
2018-08-19: Event rescheduled one hour earlier; updated event contact
First Published May 13, 2018