Working together to build accessible communities for all!

Easterseals Project Action Consulting, a division of Easterseals, Inc., provides customized training solutions and technical expertise on the Americans with Disabilities Act and accessible transportation for transportation providers, human service agencies, states, regional agencies, tribal nations, and communities with the goal of working together to build accessible communities for all!

Travel Training Certification and Instruction

New and veteran travel trainers can now earn CUTR-certified travel trainer credentials.

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Training on Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements

Customized training to suit your organization’s needs, covering a range of topics and travel modalities.

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Customer Service & Effective Communication

Learn the role of quality customer service in providing accessible transportation that is efficient and effective.

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Transit Management Training

Management and operations training to strengthen the effectiveness of your organization.

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Facilitation and Public Engagement

ESPA Consulting staff are available to facilitate sessions or meetings in an objective and inclusive manner.

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Paratransit Management Certification and Instruction

Paratransit managers of all experience levels can earn CUTR-certified credentials.

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Upcoming Events

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Mar
26
Sun
all-day NTI Transit Trainer’s Workshop @ Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
NTI Transit Trainer’s Workshop @ Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Mar 26 – Mar 28 all-day
Easterseals Project Action Consulting will be presenting 2 half-day sessions at this year’s NTI Transit Trainer’s Workshop.  The presentations are both scheduled for Sunday, March 26th, 2017. Call Center Staff Training: Establishing a Professional Response in All Situations Presented by: Kristi McLaughlin, Senior Project Manager           Julie Dupree, Training & Technical Assistance Specialist Call centers[...]
Apr
3
Mon
all-day Community Connections & Your Role as a Travel Trainer
Community Connections & Your Rol...
Apr 3 – May 12 all-day
Community Connections & Your Role as a Travel Trainer
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Julie Dupree, Allie Donnelly, and Kristi McLaughlin, ESPA Consulting Travel trainers are in a unique position to make connections within their communities to increase the potential for independent mobility. This course starts with an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and public transportation and how this important piece of federal[...]
Apr
4
Tue
all-day Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Los Angeles
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Los Angeles
Apr 4 – Apr 5 all-day
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Registration Fee: $195 Instructor: Donna Smith, ESPA Consulting *Can count 6 credit hours for ACTCP Certification Description Have you ever wondered how many companions are allowed to ride with a complementary paratransit eligible passenger?  Or how much assistance a bus operator is required to provide to a passenger with a disability in boarding the bus?[...]
Apr
6
Thu
2:00 pm Travel Training Data Collection Standards
Travel Training Data Collection ...
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Julie Dupree, Easterseals Project Action Consulting Registration Fee: $45 This webinar will address the means and methods for data collection that are adopted most often in the field of travel training. Learners will be trained in the importance of collecting in-depth data that examines how independent travel[...]
Apr
9
Sun
all-day ThinkTransit: The Trapeze Technology Conference @ Swissôtel Chicago
ThinkTransit: The Trapeze Techno... @ Swissôtel Chicago
Apr 9 – Apr 13 all-day
Easterseals Project Action Consulting will present two sessions at the 2017 Trapeze User Conference.  Sessions will be presented by Donna Smith, Senior Director. The History Behind the ADA A growing number of transit professionals started working post ADA and may not have knowledge of the reason this law was passed in 1990. We often find[...]
May
2
Tue
all-day Introduction to Travel Training Workshop for MnDOT RTAP Program @ Minnesota Department of Transportation
Introduction to Travel Training ... @ Minnesota Department of Transportation
May 2 – May 4 all-day
Only persons represented by organizations receiving funding from MnDOT are eligible to apply.   Please contact Mike Johnson with MnDOT for more information. michael.allan.johnson@state.mn.us  
all-day NTI Course: Comprehensive ADA Paratransit Eligibility
NTI Course: Comprehensive ADA Pa...
May 2 – May 3 all-day
This in-person workshop is presented by the National Transit Institute.  For more information and to register, visit the NTI course website.
May
15
Mon
all-day Introduction to Travel Training Workshop @ Sun Van
Introduction to Travel Training ... @ Sun Van
May 15 – May 17 all-day
Introduction to Travel Training Workshop @ Sun Van | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Registration Fee: $300 Instructors: Allie Donnelly and Julie Dupree, ESPA Consulting Introduction to Travel Training is an intensive three-day workshop with classroom and field instruction. The workshop offers an environment where travel trainers will acquire knowledge in the classroom and in the field, obtaining constructive feedback from trainers and colleagues. Travel trainers will receive a[...]