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Comprehensive Calendar2017-02-21T12:32:10+00:00
Feb
11
Mon
Community Connections & Your Role as a Travel Trainer
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, 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
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 homework assignments must be submitted on or prior to the end date of the course.

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Feb
27
Wed
Introduction to Street Crossing for Travel Trainers
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 strategies travel trainers use when teaching a trainee where, when, and how to safely cross a street.  This webinar will also address intersection analysis, pedestrian safety skills and vehicle speed and driver behavior as related to independent travel. Connection information and the webinar presentation will be emailed to registered participants the day before the webinar. Participation can be achieved by connecting to the webinar room or by connecting by phone and following along with the emailed presentation. Closed captioning will be provided for those in the webinar room.

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Mar
11
Mon
Introduction to Travel Training Workshop – Reno, NV @ Nugget Casino Resort
Mar 11 – Mar 13 all-day

Dates : March 11-13, 2019
Location : Nugget Casino Resort 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks NV 89431
Instructor : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Registration Fee: $250

Introduction to Travel Training  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.

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Mar
14
Thu
Advanced Travel Training Strategies Workshop – Reno, NV @ Nugget Casino Resort
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day

Dates : March 14-15, 2019
Location : Nugget Casino Resort 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks NV 89431
Instructor : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Registration Fee: $150

Advanced Travel Training Strategies 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.

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Mar
20
Wed
Travel Training Data Collection Standards
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 from successful travel training benefits the individual, the community, and public transportation agencies.  This webinar will also address best practice standards that already exist, efforts currently in place to enhance standards, and how we can work together to professionalize the field of travel instruction. Connection information and the webinar presentation will be emailed to registered participants the day before the webinar. Participation can be achieved by connecting to the webinar room or by connecting by phone and following along with the emailed presentation. Closed captioning will be provided for those in the webinar room.

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