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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Jun
5
Mon
all-day Elements of a Travel Training Program
Elements of a Travel Training Pr...
Jun 5 – Jul 14 all-day
Elements of a Travel Training Program
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Allie Donnelly, Julie Dupree and Kristi McLaughlin, ESPA Consulting Description: This course provides information about different aspects of travel training programs including variations in programs, scope, people served, data collection and reporting, and program evaluation. Learners will have the opportunity to fully explore and assess their own program and hear from[...]
Jun
7
Wed
2:00 pm Travel Training Assessments: Determining Student Competency
Travel Training Assessments: Det...
Jun 7 @ 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
Jun
12
Mon
all-day Transportation and the ADA Workshop
Transportation and the ADA Workshop
Jun 12 – Jun 13 all-day
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Julie Dupree, Kristi McLaughlin and Donna Smith, ESPA Consulting *Eligible for 6 hours credit 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[...]
Jun
14
Wed
2:00 pm ADA Complementary Paratransit Development Resources
ADA Complementary Paratransit De...
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action Consulting Registration Fee: FREE
Jul
12
Wed
1:00 pm Implementing Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit Trip-by-Trip
Implementing Conditional Eligibi...
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action Consulting Registration Fee: $45
Jul
19
Wed
all-day AER International Orientation & Mobility Conference 2017 @ Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh
AER International Orientation & ... @ Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh
Jul 19 – Jul 22 all-day
Easterseals Project Action Consulting will present one lecture session and one poster session at the AER International Orientation & Mobility Conference 2017. Sessions will be presented by Allie Donnelly and Julie Dupree with ESPA Consulting.   Travel Training Needs Assessment Roundtable Discussion Orientation & Mobility specialists are increasingly being asked to provide travel training to[...]
Jul
24
Mon
all-day Introduction to Travel Training Workshop @ Disability Network Southwest Michigan
Introduction to Travel Training ... @ Disability Network Southwest Michigan
Jul 24 – Jul 26 all-day
Introduction to Travel Training Workshop @ Disability Network Southwest Michigan | Kalamazoo | Michigan | United States
Registration Fee: $300 Instructors: Kristi McLaughlin and Donna Smith, 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[...]
Jul
27
Thu
all-day Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop @ Disability Network Southwest Michigan
Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Disability Network Southwest Michigan
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day
Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop @ Disability Network Southwest Michigan | Kalamazoo | Michigan | United States
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Kristi McLaughlin and Donna Smith, ESPA Consulting Description: This 1.5 day, in-person workshop will cover advanced travel trainer strategies including working with trainees with psychiatric disabilities and other less common disabilities, behavioral strategies and techniques from a trainer perspective, using physical strategies safely, advanced street crossing techniques, and more.  Also covered[...]