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Oct
1
Tue
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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Introduction to Street Crossing for Travel Trainers @ 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 (both high-tech and low-tech) can be developed to aid in the street crossing process during travel training and once the students begin traveling independently.

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Nov
1
Fri
Intersection Design, Accessible Equipment, and Tools for Teaching Street Crossing @ 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 developed to aid in the street crossing process during travel training and once the students begin traveling independently.

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Dec
5
Thu
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 the ADA questions.  Questions will be taken on both fixed-route and ADA Complementary paratransit service. Register today for Transportation ADA Q&A, submit your questions when you register, and be able to ask additional questions during the live session.

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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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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 online corse 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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Travel Training Data Collection Standards @ 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 use in travel training programs.

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Feb
1
Sat
Importance of Data Collection for Travel Training Programs @ 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 will be taught specific outcomes to track at multiple intervals when working with trainees, and what can be done with that information to enhance training programs. Learners will explore the role that data collection and the synthesis of trainee data plays in growing programs, justifying expenditures, developing budgets, determining cost savings and more.

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