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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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[...]
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[...]
May
18
Thu
all-day Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop @ Sun Van
Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Sun Van
May 18 – May 19 all-day
Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop @ Sun Van | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Allie Donnelly, Julie Dupree, 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 are[...]
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[...]
all-day Introduction to ADA Complementary Paratransit Management
Introduction to ADA Complementar...
Jun 5 – Jul 14 all-day
Instructors: Kristi McLaughlin and Donna Smith, ESPA Consulting Description: This online training course is designed for ADA complementary paratransit managers who are new to the field. Content highlights the history of the the disability movement, paratransit eligibility, human resources management, key considerations in paratransit operations, and the basics in financial management that all paratransit managers need to[...]