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January 2017 - Issue 2
Greetings from MPACT!

Our mission is to empower 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.  Our resources are designed to empower you, lead you and train you to be the best support person in your child's life. 
2017
Missouri Parents Act
 Mentor Conference
Mentor Conference in March - 

The purpose of the Mentor Conference is to inspire and engage families, advocates and the community to pursue mentor relationships with MPACT.

MPACT offers 4 types of mentor opportunities:
  • Parent Mentors
  • Support Mentors
  • Transition Mentors
  • Student Mentors (Coming Spring 2017)

At the conference you will learn more about:
  • Becoming an MPACT Mentor 
  • MPACT Mentor Reimbursement Steps
  • MPACT Mentor and Transition Incentives 

Please look for more updates on registration and event details coming soon!

Event Info
March 10th-11th
Camden on the Lake Resort, Spa, & Yacht Club
2359 Bittersweet Rd.
Lake Ozark, MO 65049

Upcoming Unique Training
Understanding the IEP process for those who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Deaf/Blind

This is a unique workshop to help better understand the IEP process for parents who have a child with a diagnosis of visually impaired, blind or a combination of visual and hearing impaired.  As a result of this training, parents will gain a better understanding of their role as an equal participant in the IEP Process.

Event Info
March 17th, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm 
Wolfner Library
600 W. Main St. 
Jefferson City, MO 65101