Webinars

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Upcoming Live Webinars

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Jun
16
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all-day Importance of Data Collection fo... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Importance of Data Collection fo... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jun 16 – Jun 30 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: June 16-June 30, 2019 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. Learners will be taught specific outcomes to track at multiple intervals when working with trainees, and what[...]
Jul
1
Mon
all-day Determining Conditional Eligibil... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Determining Conditional Eligibil... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: July 1 – July 31, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Determining Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit addresses the very complex assessment of a person’s ADA eligibility when the applicant is functionally able to take the fixed route for some of his trips. Topics to be covered[...]
all-day Travel Training Assessments: Det... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Travel Training Assessments: Det... @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Webinar Available From/To: July 1 – July 31, 2019 Registration/Purchase Fee: $25 Travel Training Assessments: Determining Student Competency addresses skills trainees should have prior to beginning a travel training program or working with a travel trainer. Learners will learn how to use the assessment process and other respectful methods[...]
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[...]
2:00 pm Effective Communication with Peo... @ Live Webinar
Effective Communication with Peo... @ Live Webinar
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant Date: August 1, 2019 Time: 2 p.m. Eastern Registration Fee: $25 Effective Communication with People with Disabilities will cover not only the ADA requirements for transportation agencies for effective communication with people with disabilities, but also tips and suggestions for enabling and ensuring effective communication with people with disabilities.
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 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[...]

Webinars – Live, Pre-recorded, and Archived (scroll down for full list)

Live Webinars (Registration Fee $25)

See the comprehensive calendar (to the left) for information on currently scheduled live webinars. ESPA Consulting webinars are hosted using Blackboard webinar hosting technology.  They all begin at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific).  Participation can be achieved in any the following ways:

  • Connect only to the webinar room (Sound will be heard through your computer speakers.)
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  • Connect by phone and webinar room (Sound will be heard over the phone. Make sure to mute your computer speakers.)

Connection information will be provided to all registered participants the day prior to the webinar. In order to receive a completion certificate or credit toward an Easterseals Project Action certification program for any live webinar, individual registration is required.

Pre-recorded Webinars (Purchase Fee $25)

See the comprehensive calendar (to the left) for information on currently scheduled pre-recorded webinars. Internet access is required for participation. Connection information will be made available as of the first available date for each webinar or within 3 days of receipt of payment depending on when the webinar is purchased. Connection information will remain active until the last available date for the webinar. In order to receive a completion certificate or credit toward an Easterseals Project Action certification program for any pre-recorded webinar, individual registration and submission of an online quiz is required.

FREE Archived Webinars

Easterseals Project Action Consulting offers the following archived webinars for free. Internet access is required to access each webinar.  If you have any technical difficulties, please email ESPAConsulting@easterseals.com with a detailed description of the issue you are encountering.

Recording Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Purchase Fee: FREE

Description:
Professional development opportunities provide great benefits for employers and employees alike. As travel training is a relatively new field, finding professional development opportunities and resources can pose a challenge. Watch session to learn the popular and some not-so-well-known resources for travel training professionals.

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Recording Date: October 27, 2016
Purchase Fee: FREE

Description:
Workforce development training is essential to building an accessible transportation environment. Watch this webinar to learn more about the availability of training for transportation service providers. Participants will hear about multiple training topics, providers, and sources, including: university programs, national training and technical assistance programs, consultants, state, regional and national conferences, and transportation agencies.

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Recording Date: November 21, 2016
Purchase Fee: FREE

Description:
This pre-recorded webinar covers all the must know regulatory information for public and private transit providers on serving passengers that use service animals.

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