SSDVE Presents: Empowering Family, Educators and Critical Stakeholders in Virtual/Hybrid Learning


Session Dates

Thursday October 08, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Webinar

This session will feature tips, strategies, and tools educators can apply to better empower family members in support of their child’s online/hybrid instruction. COVID 19 demands are altering educator roles, particularly in collaboration with parents and other family members. Learn ways to proactively engage family members including legal obligations outlined under Commonwealth and federal guidelines.


Participants will

  • Identify policies and procedures for supporting students with disabilities in virtual environments, set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Bureau of Special Education
  • Access and describe the educational resources provided by PaTTAN for use in the support of students with disabilities in virtual environments
  • Display knowledge of  evidence-based strategies and practices for use in the support of students with disabilities in virtual environments

Target Audience

General and Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Behavior Specialist, Special Education Administrators, Principals, other administrators.
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Sadie Hetrick, at 717-901-2273, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant, Dr. Sean J. Smith, Dr. David F. Bateman

Event Contact:


Sadie Hetrick


Sara Frey

Additional Info

All sessions will be captioned.

The "SSDVE Presents:" series will offer future relevant sessions with varying topics to provide educators, service providers, and parents resources and supports for navigating education in virtual environments. Please check often for new sessions, which will be added soon.