Workshops and Events

PRCRegistration Information

You can register for these PRC/FCPS sponsored and co-sponsored workshops, online or by calling
The FCPS Parent Resource Center at 703-204-3941. Accommodations and interpreters are available.
Please let us know two weeks in advance if you need these services.

Note: When schools are closed or there is a late opening or early closing due to inclement weather,
our workshops are cancelled. Selected workshops may be rescheduled.

Workshop Warehouse - Resources, handouts and information from past workshops.


Workshops and Events

Career & Transition Services Night

Join us for this FREE OPEN HOUSE for Middle and High School Students receiving Special Education services and their parents!

  • Career & Transition Services overview
  • Information tables including Academy Support, Career Assessment, Employment & Transition, Job Coach Services & many more!
  • Browse the FCPS Parent Resource Center library and check out resources to help your child be successful!
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    7:00 - 8:30 pm

  • The Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services (map)
    2334 Gallows Road
    Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027

Download the flyer

Register online now!


Mind in the Making: Critical Thinking REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!
Please call the Parent Resource Center at 703-204-3941 to be placed on the waiting list.

Learn the research behind why critical thinking is one of the Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. Learn strategies for improving this skill, the importance of it in children's lives and activities to promote the skill. This evidence-based skill involves executive functions of the brain for ages 0 - 8.

  • Friday, February 6, 2015
    10:00 am - noon

  • Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services (map)
    2334 Gallows Road
    Entrance 1 - Room 100
    Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027

Download the flyer


Introduction to Special Education

Join us for this orientation for parents NEW to Special Education to learn about the process and the resources available. This orientation is most appropriate for parents

  • with children in the referral or eligibility phase of the Special Education process;
  • who want to know more about how the Special Education process works;
  • with children new to Special Education.
  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    7:00 - 9:00 pm

  • The FCPS Parent Resource Center (map)
    2334 Gallows Road
    Entrance 1 - Room 105
    Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027

Download the flyer

Register online now!

iCan Bike!

An amazing after-school program that teaches individuals with disabilities to ride two-wheel bicycles and become lifelong riders! FREE to FCPS students with a disability who are 8 years and older. Available at selected FCPS Middle Schools beginning in March!

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The 10th Annual Special Education Conference

Don't miss this conference! Parents and educators can attend over 45 workshops and 80 exhibits to learn about the latest research, strategies, special education services, and community resources for students with special needs and disabilities. General and special education teachers who attend the entire conference can earn 5 recertification points! Keynote speaker, Dr. Bruce Wexler, will present The Link Between Executive Function and Learning.
Visit the conference website for all the details! www.fcps.edu/dss/conference

  • Saturday, March 7, 2015
    8:00 am - 2:30 pm

  • Hayfield Secondary School (map)
    7630 Telegraph Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22315

Download the flyer

Registration for PARENTS

Registration for FCPS EDUCATORS

 

2015 Adapted Sports, Recreation and Travel Fair
for Individuals with Disabilities

A FREE Fair for ALL individuals of ALL ages with ANY disability living in Northern Virginia. Attend the fair to find great resources on adapted sports, recreation and travel opportunities, including adapted summer camp opportunities!

Download the flyer

 

Introduction to Special Education

Join us for this orientation for parents NEW to Special Education to learn about the process and the resources available. This orientation is most appropriate for parents

  • with children in the referral or eligibility phase of the Special Education process;
  • who want to know more about how the Special Education process works;
  • with children new to Special Education.
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015
    10:00 - noon

  • The FCPS Parent Resource Center (map)
    2334 Gallows Road
    Entrance 1 - Room 100
    Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027

Download the flyer

Register online now!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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Resources

Parent Resource Center

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road, Rm 105
Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027

prc@fcps.edu

English: 703-204-3941
EspaƱol: 703-204-3955

Promoting parent participation in the education of students with special needs.

 

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Webpage Curator

Gail Holloman
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Last Updated

January 23, 2015