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  • How do we adjust to routines, busier schedules, and a new school year?  The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce a virtual conference designed specifically for families and students as they prepare to return to school.  

    Together at Home: Back2School will feature 20-minute sessions planned to address topics on the minds of students and families in an open, conversational format. Come ready to share your ideas and experiences, as well as your questions and concerns as we discuss strategies for preparing our return to school.

  • These webinars will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 5:30pm until 8:00pm.  There will be multiple presenters. Registration will begin on Monday, August 10th by clicking on the special link that will take you to their Training Events Calendar.  You will not be able to register before August 10th.  

    Registration Information

    Registration will be available beginning Monday, August 10. Use this link, go to August 19 and click on the name of the event on the Training Events Calendar.

    Participants are encouraged to test their computers/devices prior to the date of the conference and to seek local assistance if you encounter difficulty.

    For content related information and questions, please contact Kim Jenkins, kjenkins@pattan.net, PaTTAN East 610-878-7206.

    For teachers: 

    For general registration information and questions, please contact Yolanda McDermott, ymcdermott@pattan.net, PaTTAN East 610-878-7217.

    Together at Home: Back2School is a web-based conference which requires each participant to log in separately to each session using the links that will be provided closer to the scheduled event.

    All participants interested in earning Act 48 clock hours must login to ZOOM on a device individually. Individual registrants must stay for the duration of the conference and must complete the conference evaluation survey with session codes within one week of the conference to be eligible to receive ACT 48 clock hours.