Course Schedule

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Course Schedule2017-02-21T12:25:49-04:00
Jul
1
Mon
all-day Introduction to ADA Complementar... @ Online Course
Introduction to ADA Complementar... @ Online Course
Jul 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant 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 the basics in financial management that all paratransit managers need to know. The[...]
all-day Introduction to Travel Training ... @ Online Course
Introduction to Travel Training ... @ Online Course
Jul 1 – Sep 20 all-day
Instructor : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $200 Introduction to Travel Training  is now a comprehensive online course with hands-on, field activities. Participants will receive a workbook and access to a collection of useful electronic resources ready to use once they complete the course. The course consists of ten modules and covers strategies for[...]
Aug
1
Thu
all-day Best Practices in Travel Trainin... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Best Practices in Travel Trainin... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: August 1 – August 31, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Best Practices in Travel Training Assessments addresses the role of the assessment as the foundation in one-on-one travel instruction, as well as the methods that travel trainers can use to respectfully and thoroughly assess a prospective trainee’s[...]
all-day Implementing Conditional Eligibi... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Implementing Conditional Eligibi... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: August 1 – August 31, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Implementing Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit will address how to schedule trips based on a person’s conditional eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit. Once the determination has been made that a person can ride fixed-route transit for[...]
Sep
5
Thu
2:00 pm 10 Steps to Starting a Travel Tr... @ Live Webinar
10 Steps to Starting a Travel Tr... @ Live Webinar
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Date: September 5, 2019 Time: 2 p.m. Eastern Registration Fee: $25 10 Steps to Starting a Travel Training Program will provide the steps essential to developing a successful travel training program. With rising costs of demand responsive transportation options including ADA Complementary Paratransit and medical transportation, training on how[...]
Oct
1
Tue
all-day ADA Complementary Paratransit Ap... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
ADA Complementary Paratransit Ap... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: October 1 – Octobert 31, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Process Requirements addresses the requirements under the ADA with regards to paratransit appeals, including eligibility decisions, no shows, and suspensions.  Topics to be covered include what decisions carry the right of the applicant/passenger[...]
all-day ADA Complementary Paratransit Ma... @ Online Course
ADA Complementary Paratransit Ma... @ Online Course
Oct 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $150 ADA Complementary Paratransit Management Essentials will address key elements related to relationship building with passengers, the public and governing boards. Content highlights customer service management, effective communication, public engagement strategies, building effective relationships with governing bodies and policy development, amendment and implementation. The course is self-study with no[...]
all-day Community Connections & Your Rol... @ Online Course
Community Connections & Your Rol... @ Online Course
Oct 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $150 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 legislation connects with travel training,[...]
all-day Elements of a Travel Training Pr... @ Online Course
Elements of a Travel Training Pr... @ Online Course
Oct 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $150 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.  The course is self-study with no scheduled meeting times. [...]
all-day Introduction to Street Crossing ... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Introduction to Street Crossing ... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: October 1 – October 31, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Introduction to Street Crossing for Travel Trainers addresses the variety of tools, technologies and other equipment travel trainers can use when teaching safe street crossings. Participants will gain information about intersection design and accessibility, and what tools[...]
Oct
3
Thu
2:00 pm Effective Transportation Policy ... @ Live Webinar
Effective Transportation Policy ... @ Live Webinar
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Date: October 3, 2019 Time: 2 p.m. Eastern Registration Fee: $25 Effective Transportation Policy Development will offer a step-by-step process for developing and amending policies to strengthen and support the vision and mission of the program. It will also include sample policies for hot topics in fixed-route and ADA complementary[...]
Nov
1
Fri
all-day Best Practices in ADA Complement... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Best Practices in ADA Complement... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: November 1 – November 30, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Best Practices in ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Policy and Practice provides information on best practices from across the country in ADA Complementary Paratransit appeals policy and practices, including appealing denial of eligibility, conditions placed upon eligibility, no[...]
all-day Intersection Design, Accessible ... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Intersection Design, Accessible ... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $25 Intersection Design, Accessible Equipment, and Tools for Teaching Street Crossing addresses the variety of tools, technologies and other equipment travel trainers can use when teaching safe street crossings. Participants will gain information about intersection design and accessibility, and what tools (both high-tech and low-tech) can be[...]
Nov
7
Thu
2:00 pm Performance Measures in Transpor... @ Live Webinar
Performance Measures in Transpor... @ Live Webinar
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, ESPA Consulting Date: November 7, 2019 Time: 2 p.m. Eastern Registration Fee: $25 Recording performance measures is not only a required task for transit providers to provide to funders, but can and should be used to improve transportation service. Performance Measures in Transportation will address the characteristics of effective performance measurement,[...]
Dec
5
Thu
2:00 pm Transportation ADA Q&A @ Live Webinar
Transportation ADA Q&A @ Live Webinar
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Presenter : Ken Thompson, ESPA and Kristi McLaughlin, ESPA Consultant Date: December 5, 2019 Time: 2 p.m. Eastern Registration Fee: $25 Easterseals Project Action has been providing training and technical assistance on accessible transportation since 1988. Join this session to find the answers from ESPA staff, both Certified ADA Coordinators, on your biggest transportation and[...]
Jan
1
Wed
all-day ADA Complementary Paratransit Em... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
ADA Complementary Paratransit Em... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, ESPA Consulting Webinar Available From/To: January 1 – January 31, 2020 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 ADA Complementary Paratransit Emergency Preparedness addresses the role of ADA Complementary Paratransit service in emergency preparedness planning. Planning accessible transportation for people with disabilities in emergency situations can be complex and challenging. Communities must consider many[...]
all-day Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Online Course
Advanced Travel Training Strateg... @ Online Course
Jan 1 – Feb 29 all-day
Instructor : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $150 Advanced Travel Training Strategies is now 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 perspective, using physical strategies safely, advanced street crossing[...]
all-day Taking ADA Complementary Paratra... @ Online Course
Taking ADA Complementary Paratra... @ Online Course
Jan 1 – Feb 29 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $150 This online training course is designed for ADA complementary paratransit managers who are ready to improve the service offered to their customers by taking paratransit service to the next level. As an advanced level course, it will not cover basic requirements of running a paratransit system.  Course content[...]
all-day Transportation and the ADA Cours... @ Online Course
Transportation and the ADA Cours... @ Online Course
Jan 1 – Feb 29 all-day
Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant 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 a disability in boarding the bus? Or how many service[...]
all-day Travel Training Data Collection ... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Travel Training Data Collection ... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: January 1 – January 31, 2020 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Travel Training Data Collection Standards addresses the foundation of data and data collection.  The session covers what is data and data collection, methods and standards used for data collection and types of data analytics as appropriate for[...]
Feb
1
Sat
all-day ADA Complementary Paratransit: R... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
ADA Complementary Paratransit: R... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day
Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, ESPA Consulting Webinar Available From/To: February 1 – February 29, 2020 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[...]
all-day Importance of Data Collection fo... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Importance of Data Collection fo... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: February 1-February 29, 2020 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[...]