Upcoming In-Person Training

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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[...]
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[...]
Aug
2
Wed
all-day Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ DART
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ DART
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ DART | Des Moines | Iowa | United States
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPA Consulting *Eligible for 6 credit hours toward 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?[...]
Sep
11
Mon
all-day Introduction to Travel Training Workshop @ Easterseals Project Action Consulting
Introduction to Travel Training ... @ Easterseals Project Action Consulting
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day
Introduction to Travel Training Workshop @ Easterseals Project Action Consulting | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Registration Fee: $300 Instructors: Julie Dupree, 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[...]
Sep
14
Thu
all-day Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop @ Easterseals Project Action Consulting
Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Easterseals Project Action Consulting
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day
Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop @ Easterseals Project Action Consulting | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Registration Fee: $195 Instructors: Julie Dupree, 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. [...]
Oct
18
Wed
all-day Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Houston METRO
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Houston METRO
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day
Transportation and the ADA Workshop @ Houston METRO | Houston | Texas | United States
*Eligible for 6 credit hours toward ACTCP certification   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? Or how many service animals a person with[...]

In-Person Training Workshops

(Registration Fees Vary by Workshop)

ESPA Consulting currently offers the following in-person training workshops on a regular repetitive schedule.  For each in-person workshop, airfare, lodging and expenses (including meals) are the participants’ responsibility. Each workshop includes content created with careful consideration of adult learning principles and includes large group and small group activities.  Our current in-person workshops are:

Introduction to Travel Training Workshop is an intensive three-day course with classroom and field instruction. Participants will receive a workbook and access to a collection of useful electronic resources ready to use when they return to work. The workshop consists of ten modules and covers strategies for training on rail systems and in rural communities in addition to the traditional fixed-route bus material. Upcoming dates:

March 6-8, 2017 – San Antonio, TX

May 15-17, 2017 – Tucson, AZ

July 24-26, 2017 – Kalamazoo, MI

September 11-13, 2017 – Washington, DC

Advanced Travel Trainer Strategies Workshop is a 1.5 day workshop covering 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. Upcoming dates:

March 9-10, 2017 – San Antonio, TX

May 18-19, 2017 – Tucson, AZ

July 27-28, 2017 – Kalamazoo, MI

September 14-15, 2017 – Washington, DC

Transportation and the ADA Workshop is a 1.5 day workshop covering the regulatory requirements for fixed-route, ADA complementary paratransit and demand responsive transportation modes. Upcoming dates:

April 4-5, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA

June 12-13, 2017 — Washington, DC

August 2-3, 2017 – Des Moines, Iowa

October 18–19 — Houston, TX

Apply to host an Easterseals Project Action Consulting workshop!

Would you like to save money on travel and still participate in one of our in-person workshops? Do you have an accessible training location close to public transportation?  If you answered yes to both of these questions, apply to host a workshop.  We will review all applications and follow-up with more details. Workshops include Introduction to Travel Training, Advanced Travel Training Strategies, and the ADA and Transportation.  Please note that filling out the application does not commit you to hosting a workshop. *NOTE: The application for hosting events is currently closed.  Check back periodically as this will be opened again in the future.