FRCD 2022 Parent Advocacy Leadership (PAL)Training Program (Webinar Series)

PAL FlyerAre you a parent of a child with a disability or a community member interested in gaining a strong understanding of the special education system? The Parent Advocacy Leadership (PAL) program is a free training series designed to help you navigate the special education process Illinois.


Willing to attend all eight sessions,

Willing to complete pre and post-survey,

Training will cover:

The Individuals with Disabilities

Education Act (IDEA)

State law (Part 226)

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Section 504


Current Special Education Issues

Family Resource Center on Disabilities is excited to announce that registration for our Fall PAL

Training Cohort of 2022 is open.

All training will be virtual. The PAL is eight sessions long. Homework is required

and must be completed prior to each session. Participants who complete all eight sessions will receive a Parent Advocacy Leadership Certificate of Completion.

Each training session will be on Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm (excluding holidays) via Zoom Meeting.

The PAL Session Dates Include:

September 10th, September 17th, September 24th, October 1st, October 8th, October 15th, October 22nd, October 29th.

For more information contact Paula Wills at or call (312) 939-3513.

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