Course Schedule

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Course Schedule2017-02-21T12:25:49+00:00
Feb
6
Wed
2:00 pm Travel Training Assessments: Det...
Travel Training Assessments: Det...
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $25 Travel Training: Determining Student Competency addresses skills trainees should have prior to beginning a travel training program or working with a travel trainer.  Participants will learn how to use the assessment process and other respectful methods to collect information in order[...]
Feb
11
Mon
all-day ADA Complementary Paratransit Ma...
ADA Complementary Paratransit Ma...
Feb 11 – Mar 22 all-day
Instructors: 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...
Community Connections & Your Rol...
Feb 11 – Mar 22 all-day
Instructors: 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...
Elements of a Travel Training Pr...
Feb 11 – Mar 22 all-day
Instructors: 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 ADA Complementar...
Introduction to ADA Complementar...
Feb 11 – Mar 22 all-day
Instructors: 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 Taking ADA Complementary Paratra...
Taking ADA Complementary Paratra...
Feb 11 – Mar 22 all-day
Instructors: 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[...]
Feb
13
Wed
2:00 pm Implementing Conditional Eligibi...
Implementing Conditional Eligibi...
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPA Consulting Registration 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 some, but not[...]
Feb
27
Wed
2:00 pm Introduction to Street Crossing ...
Introduction to Street Crossing ...
Feb 27 @ 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, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $25 Introduction to Street Crossing for Travel Trainers: The Must Know Info will address the crucial topic of safely teaching street crossing. Participants will learn the importance of developing methods and strategies to aid in one-on-one travel instruction and the in-depth[...]
Mar
6
Wed
2:00 pm ADA Complementary Paratransit Ap...
ADA Complementary Paratransit Ap...
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $25 ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Process Requirements will address 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 to appeal,[...]
Mar
20
Wed
2:00 pm Travel Training Data Collection ...
Travel Training Data Collection ...
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Registration Fee: $25 Travel Training Data Collection Standards will address the means and methods for data collection that are adopted most often in the field of travel training.  Participants will learn the importance of collecting in-depth data that examines how independent travel resulting[...]
Mar
27
Wed
2:00 pm ADA Complementary Paratransit: R...
ADA Complementary Paratransit: R...
Mar 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Time : 2:00–3:30pm ET/1:00-2:30pm CT/11:00am-12:30pm PT Presenter : Carol Kenderdine, Easterseals Project Action Consulting Registration Fee: $25 ADA Complementary Paratransit: Responding to Emergencies will address considerations to be made when the paratransit preparedness plan must be put into action. Topics will include coordinating with other agencies; methods of communication; emergency communication; locating and assisting people with[...]