Main Library

This library contains CADRE resources as well as State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources. Please note that CADRE makes no endorsement of the State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources included here, nor of any policies, procedures, processes, or documents specific to any item.

AFC - Advocacy Skills - A Guide to Help You Advocate for Your Child's Educational Rights

APEC - Resolving Disputes in Special Education

ASK - Communication Matters

ASK - Improving Communication: Tips for Parents and Educators

Breaking Barriers: Reaching the Hard to Reach - Webinar

FL - STC Brochure in English-2013

GA - Self Determination Manual

Video of Webinar: Introducing the Part C Dispute Resolution Family Guides About the Webinar: This webinar provides parent centers and families with ideas on how to use these new, family-friendly guides on mediation, due process hearings, and written State complaints designed with the Part C families in mind. This webinar also describes the collaborative process that CADRE used to develop the guides. The new family-friendly guides on special education dispute resolution are now available for download from the CADRE website, in addition to the new Quick Guide to Special Education Dispute...

MD - Parent Involvement Brochure

MEPF-8 - Advocating For Your Child

On August 14, 2013 CADRE hosted a free webinar with Karen Mapp, Director, Education Policy and Management Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Moving Forward: Building Effective Family-School Partnerships . Video of CADRE Webinar:Moving Forward-Building Family School Partnerships8.14.13 About the Webinar: This webinar provided an overview of what we now know about policies and practices needed to cultivate and sustain effective family-school partnerships that support student achievement and school improvement. About the Presenter: Karen L. Mapp, EdD, is a Senior Lecturer on...

NH - Developing a Team Approach for Family and Community Connections With Schools

PA - Enhancing Parent Involvement: A Practical Guide for PA Schools Supporting Students with Disabilities

PA-PEAL - Special Education Resources for Families (Rack Card)

PA-PEAL - Special Education Resources for Families (Rack Card)

PACER - Positive Interactions with Diverse Families

Perfect Together: Aligning and Leveraging State Education Agencies and Parent Centers in Shared Work

Video of Perfect Together: Aligning and Leveraging State Education Agencies and Parent Cent This webinar focuses on practical, implementable strategies leading to effective and sustained collaboration between Parent Centers and State Education Agencies. The presenters provide examples of practices across the Collaboration Continuum that have led to successful, authentic engagement. Characteristics of a partnership that has continued over time, survived changes in personnel, and endured across short and long-term initiatives, are described. Presenters: Helen W. Post is the Executive Director...

Reaching Out to American Indian and Alaska Native Youth with Disabilities

SPAN- Special Education Parent Advisory Groups Guide

STEP - Lunchtime Leaders Webinar: "Preparing and Engaging Youth" Building Confidence to Advocate for Yourself

UT-8 ParentCenter-District Parent Consultants 1-2013.pdf

Video of Spanish Language Webinar Sobre el seminario web: Los Centros de Padres a lo largo y ancho del país están asistiendo a padres de familia cuyo idioma no es el inglés para que se preparen para las reuniones del IEP de sus hijos. El personal que atiende a estas familias necesita información y recursos que sean lingüística y culturalmente apropiados para explicarles a los padres su papel en el proceso del IEP y guiarlos sobre cómo participar de manera más efectiva. Este webinar en español ha sido especialmente diseñado para el personal bilingüe de centros de apoyo, y padres líderes en su...