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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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Nov
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all-day ADA Complementary Paratransit: R... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
ADA Complementary Paratransit: R... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Nov 1 all-day
Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, ESPA Consulting Webinar Available From/To: November 1 – 30, 2021 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 ADA Complementary Paratransit: Responding to Emergencies addresses considerations to be made when the paratransit preparedness plan must be put into action. Topics include coordination with other agencies, methods of communication, emergency communication, locating and assisting people with[...]
all-day Importance of Data Collection fo... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Importance of Data Collection fo... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Nov 1 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: November 1-30, 2021 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Importance of Data Collection for Travel Training Programs addresses the ever-important role that data collection and training outcomes play in travel instruction. In addition to learning about a variety of tools and methods for collecting travel instruction data, learners will[...]
Dec
1
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all-day Travel Training for O&M Speciali... @ Online Course
Travel Training for O&M Speciali... @ Online Course
Dec 1 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin (ESPAC Consultant) and Kelly Krispinski (COMS, Travel Trainer, and ESPAC Consultant) Start Date: December 1, 2021 End Date: January 7, 2022 Registration Fee: $75 This online training course is designed for Orientation & Mobility Specialists who want to learn more or are interested in becoming travel trainers. The content is focused on the[...]
all-day Travel Training for O&M Speciali... @ Online Course
Travel Training for O&M Speciali... @ Online Course
Dec 1 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin (ESPAC Consultant) and Kelly Krispinski (COMS, Travel Trainer, and ESPAC Consultant) Start Date: December 1, 2021 End Date: January 7, 2022 Registration Fee: $75 This online training course is designed for Orientation & Mobility Specialists who want to learn more or are interested in becoming travel trainers. The content is focused on the[...]
Jan
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all-day Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Online Course
Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Online Course
Jan 24 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Start Date: January 24, 2022 End Date: March 18, 2022 Registration Fee: $150 Advanced Travel Training Strategies is a comprehensive online course is an online course covering advanced travel trainer strategies including working with trainees with psychiatric disabilities and other less common disabilities, behavioral strategies and techniques from a trainer[...]
all-day Transportation and the ADA Course @ Online Course
Transportation and the ADA Course @ Online Course
Jan 24 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Start Date: January 24, 2022 End Date: March 18, 2022 Registration Fee: $150 Transportation and the ADA 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[...]
Apr
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all-day Determining Conditional Eligibil... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Determining Conditional Eligibil... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Apr 1 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: April 1 – 30, 2022 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Determining Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit addresses the very complex assessment of a person’s ADA eligibility when the applicant is functionally able to take the fixed route for some of his trips. Topics to be covered include[...]
all-day Introduction to ADA Complementar... @ Online Course
Introduction to ADA Complementar... @ Online Course
Apr 1 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Start Date: April 1, 2022 End Date: May 31, 2022 Registration Fee: $150 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[...]