Empowering families to advocate for themselves so that children with special educational needs can reach their full potential in education and life - through support, training, and education. 
Free Special Education Workshops
MPACT Fall Training Schedule
MPACT offers parents and professionals a variety of online and in-person trainings. All trainings are FREE of charge. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a training for your area or organization.

Please register for any of the workshops you would like to attend so we can send you electronic copies of the materials and notify you of any changes in the schedule. You can register here or by clicking the links below.

Northern Missouri Region
 
Special Education Law
October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lindbergh Community Center
802 Monroe St
St. Joseph, MO 64505
 
Art of Effective Advocacy
October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lindbergh Community Center
802 Monroe St
St. Joseph, MO 64505
 
Disagreement Resolution Processes
October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lindbergh Community Center
802 Monroe St
St. Joseph, MO 64505
 
Understanding the IEP Process
October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lindbergh Community Center
802 Monroe St
St. Joseph, MO 64505
 

Kansas City Missouri Region

Understanding the Evaluation Process
September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Kansas City Public Library: West Port Branch
118 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
 
How to Write Measurable Annual Goals
September 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library: West Port Branch
118 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
 
Understanding ADHD
September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kansas City Public Library: North-East Branch
6000 Wilson Ave
Kansas City, MO 64123
 
Understanding the IEP Process for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
September 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library: North-East Branch
6000 Wilson Ave
Kansas City, MO 64123
 
Understanding the IFSP Process
October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County - eitas
8511 Hillcrest, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64138


Central Missouri Region
 
Effectively Communicating Your Child's Needs
August 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
First Steps: Sedalia
4515 W Main St 
Sedalia, MO 65301 
 
Art of Effective Advocacy
September 14 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Scheppers Distributing
2300 St Marys Blvd
Jefferson City, MO 65109
 
Effectively Communicating Your Child's Needs
October 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cole County Missouri Department of Social Services
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
 
Understanding ADHD
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cole County Missouri Department of Social Services
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
 
Positive Behavioral Interventions
October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cole County Missouri Department of Social Services
1716 Four Seasons Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
 
IDEA Part C to Part B
November 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Boone County Electrical: Community Center
1413 South Ridgeline
Columbia, MO 65201

 
St. Louis Missouri Region
 
Understanding the IEP Process and Special Education Mediation
September 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
MPACT State Office
7421 Mexico Road, Suite 200
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
Family Record Keeping
September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
St. Louis Public Library: Julia Davis Branch
4415 Natural Bridge Ave
St. Louis, MO 63115
 
Art of Effective Advocacy
September 13 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Charles City-County Library District: Spencer Road Branch
427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
Understanding the IEP Process
September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Special School District of St. Louis County
SSD Central Office
12110 Clayton Rd
Town and Country, MO 63131
 
Art of Effective Advocacy
September 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
MPACT State Office
7421 Mexico Road, Suite 200
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
Special Education Mediation
September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MPACT State Office
7421 Mexico Road, Suite 200
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
Special Education: What I Need to Know
October 11 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Charles City-County Library District: Spencer Road Branch
427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
Art of Effective Advocacy
October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Special School District of St. Louis County
SSD Central Office
12110 Clayton Rd
Town and Country, MO 63131
 
Understanding the IEP Process
November 8 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Charles City-County Library District: Spencer Road Branch
427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
Positive Behavior Interventions
November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Special School District of St. Louis County
SSD Central Office
12110 Clayton Rd
Town and Country, MO 63131
 
Solving the Employment Puzzle
January 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Special School District of St. Louis County
SSD Central Office
12110 Clayton Rd
Town and Country, MO 63131
 
Disagreement Resolution Processes
March 14, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Charles City-County Library District: Spencer Road Branch
427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
 
 
Southwest Missouri Region
 
IDEA Part C to Part B
September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Council of Churches of the Ozarks
627 North Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
 
IDEA Boot Camp
October 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Springfield-Greene County Library District: The Library Center
4653 South Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
 
Understanding the IEP Process
December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield-Greene County Library District: Schweitzer Brentwood Branch
2214 Brentwood Blvd
Springfield, MO 65804

 
Southeast Missouri Region
 
Disagreement Resolution
August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Poplar Bluff High School
3209 Oak Grove Rd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
 
Art of Effective Advocacy
September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mers Goodwill, 2511 North Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
 
Understanding the IEP Process
September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mers Goodwill, 2511 North Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
* Up-to-date training information is available on our  website .
MPACT is funded in part or whole by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs Grant No. H328M090020-10. The contents of the website, however, and any documents cited herein do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S Department of Education.
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