Special Education Advocacy is an industry that depends upon many talents, and being a subject matter expert in the special education process is one of them. The following organizations provide training, certification, and continuing education units (CEUs) for your ongoing pursuit of learning in the field of advocacy.
Visit the links below to take your first step in becoming a Special Education Advocate!
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) Special Education Advocate Training (SEAT) courses
William & Mary Law Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA)
Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) Parent Consultant Training Institute (PCTI) program
Test Your Knowledge on Special Education terminology!
Wrightslaw Train at Home program
Special Education Team Leader Institute (SETLI)
No single resource provides all necessary training on its own, and it is essential to becoming an advocate that you complete as many of these processes as possible.