September 2016

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The Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism (PEPSA) is designed to enhance the capacity of Florida educators to provide quality educational programs to students with autism spectrum disorders. The program offers a partnership/mentorship program to a select number of experienced ASD teachers or school staff in the State of Florida, statewide evidence-based professional development/ regional training opportunities, and an annual pre-conference day for educators.
 

 
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PEPSA Partnership Program

About the Program
The Partnership Program is funded by the Florida Department of Education, K-12 Public Schools, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services was introduced to educators and schools of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in 1999. As an initiative to support educators and schools' professional development and training, the Partnership Program was designed to enhance the educational program for students with ASD. As a result of the program, the Statewide Centers for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) have joined together with hundreds of Florida educators, providing training and technical assistance to develop and implement innovative and effective practices within educational programs for students with ASD. Visit www.DOEpartnership.org for more information!

Program Benefits
Each educator or school will be matched to a Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) professional who will mentor the educator or school staff in developing a plan for implementing innovative and effective practices within educational programs for students with ASD. The CARD staff partner will provide support, resources, technical assistance, and training that is specific to the needs identified by the educator or school.
In addition to embarking in this amazing professional development experience and impacting students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), accepted partners receive:
  1. Registration fee and travel stipend to offset costs of attending Annual CARD Conference. 
  2. Stipend upon the completion of the program to assist the educator or school leader with expenses associated with the Partnership Program.
  3. Certificate of completion to those who successfully complete the program.
  4. Opportunities and support to present your work professionally.
 
Deadline has been extended!  Oct 1, 2016
 
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Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism
13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 2113A
Tampa, Florida 33612
Phone: 813-974-9275
Email: kfostier@usf.edu

 
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