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Comprehensive Calendar2017-02-21T12:32:10-04:00
Jul
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Introduction to ADA Complementary Paratransit Management @ 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 course is self-study with no scheduled meeting times.  All homework assignments must be submitted on or prior to the end date of the course.

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Introduction to Travel Training Workshop – NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!! @ Online Course
Jul 1 – Aug 31 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 training on rail systems and in rural communities in addition to the traditional fixed-route bus material.

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Oct
1
Tue
ADA Complementary Paratransit Management Essentials @ 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 scheduled meeting times.  All homework assignments must be submitted on or prior to the end date of the course.

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Community Connections & Your Role as a Travel Trainer @ 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, followed by information about building a good working relationship with local transportation providers. The remaining two modules explore connections across similar professions such as mobility management and ADA complementary paratransit eligibility programs. The course is self-study with no scheduled meeting times.  All homework assignments must be submitted on or prior to the end date of the course.

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Elements of a Travel Training Program @ 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 homework assignments must be submitted on or prior to the end date of the course.

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Jan
1
Wed
Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop – NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!! @ 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 techniques, and more.

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Taking ADA Complementary Paratransit Service to the Next Level @ 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 highlights using performance measures to improve service, going above and beyond the ADA, social media, training strategies for preparing your staff, strategic management and leadership skills. The course is self-study with no scheduled meeting times.  All homework assignments must be submitted on or prior to the end date of the course.

 

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Transportation and the ADA Course- NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!! @ 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 animals a person with a disability can bring on a fixed route bus? If you have had these question or other ADA related questions accessible transportation, then this workshop is for you. This 1.5 day, in-person workshop will cover regulatory requirements for fixed-route, ADA complementary paratransit, and demand responsive transportation. Instructors will also distinguish between what is a regulatory requirement and what are best practices in customer service.

 

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