Virginia Partners en Español

Join us every month for our Virginia Partners en Español meetings. A network created for professionals in the state of Virginia serving the Latinx community. A great opportunity for Virginia professionals working with the Latinx community to stay informed, make connections, and share information about the different services available for our community. Working together as ... Read more

Youth Sexual Health and Wellness Workshop: Safe and Healthy Boundaries

For Youth with Disabilities ages 14-22. This a part of a series of sessions designed specifically for Virginia youth with disabilities. These trainings are designed to increase an individual's’ capacity for self-advocacy and decision-making. Throughout the 7 session series, we will cover important topics including: setting and respecting boundaries, self-esteem and self-acceptance, pregnancy & STI ... Read more

Anatomy of an IEP

*MIL and DoD ID cardholders only* This presentation will dissect the IEP, examine the parts individually, describe the functions of each section, and how the parts come together to create a whole document. You will learn constructive and practical tips to help create an IEP that supports the student accessing a free and appropriate public ... Read more

“What’s In My IEP?” – Virtual IEP Consultations with Students (ages 14-22)

To help students with disabilities (ages 14-22) feel more confident about participating in their IEP meetings and to ensure that their needs, choices, and preferences and what they want to do after high school is accurately reflected in their IEP, PEATC is offering individual consult meetings with students. These virtual consultations will help student participants ... Read more

Introduction to Autism and ABA

This workshop will provide attendees with a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). From the characteristics of autism to the functions of behavior, this presentation will allow participants to learn about autism and take away some practical tools to use in supporting children on the spectrum.


SEAC Training – Self Paced Virtual Course

Course is open NOW through September 30, 2022! Attention SEAC members and advisors – don’t miss this opportunity!! PEATC in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education is pleased to offer this self-paced online SEAC training aimed at helping SEAC members understand the role of the local Special Education Advisory Committee in Virginia and to ... Read more

Connecting the Dots – What’s In My Young Child’s IEP?

Do you have questions about your child’s IEP and your child is… Between the ages of 2 and 7 and,Transitioning from early intervention (EI) to early childhood special education (ECSE) services or,Going to preschool or kindergarten. Meet with PEATC’s Early Childhood Specialist to talk about your child’s IEP and connect the dots on resources available ... Read more



Military service members and their families are resilient and resourceful, many also face unique challenges and have special considerations related to the service of their country. When military families have a student with a disability, it adds another layer of complexity to accessing information and supports, while ensuring their students receive a free, appropriate public ... Read more

Special Education Eligibility

Want to learn more about how a student in Virginia becomes eligible for special education and related services? Join us as we talk about what state regulations require, share the differences between educational and medical evaluations and discuss how schools must document the steps they take for determining eligibility for special education. You will also ... Read more

The Hidden Curriculum

The Hidden Curriculum refers to the set of rules or guidelines that are often not directly taught but are assumed to be known (Garrett, 1984; Hemmings, 2000; Jackson, 1968; Kanpur, 1989). This curriculum contains items that impact social interactions, school performance, and sometimes health and well-being. The curriculum also includes unspoken rules, slang, metaphors, body ... Read more

Cumbre De Alcance 2022 Latinx

PEATC se complace en anunciar su 3ra Cumbre Anual de Alcance Latinx 2022 que se llevará a cabo el día Sábado 14 de Mayo en Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center en Richmond, Virginia. Esta Cumbre brinda un espacio seguro para la discusión y la acción para crear mejores condiciones para la comunidad Latinx en Virginia. Esta Cumbre de UN DÍA reúne ... Read more