Parent/Family support services promotes and engages parents, caregivers and other family members as full partners in the education process for their children. KSB Outreach Staff also take an active role in collaboration with other agencies in planning and hosting regional and/or statewide activities that promote family awareness and involvement in their child's education.
KSB PARENT CONFERENCE &
VIPS FAMILY RETREAT
November 4-5, 2016
All events will be held at Kentucky School for the Blind
1867 Frankfort Ave. Louisville, KY 40206.
We only have room for 50 families so don't delay!
Conference sponsored by KSB and VIPS (Visually Impaired Preschool Services) for families of children who are blind and visiually impaired
Sessions to include experts on topics such as Independent Living, Orientation and Mobility, Office for the Blind, Michelle P. Waiver and others.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4
4:00-6:00 PM: Registration
6:00 PM: Dinner, Guest Speaker: Kentucky Commissioner of Education, Dr. Stephen Pruitt and Meet and Greet
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5
8:00 - 9:00 AM: Registration / Check-in
9:00 AM: Welcome
9:15 - 10:30 AM: Session 1
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Session 2
12:00 - 1:30 PM: Lunch
1:45 - 3:00 PM: Session 3
3:15 - 5:00 PM: Session 4
5:30 - 8:00 PM: Dinner
Contact Mitch Dahmke, (502) 897-1583 x 0204 or firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a non-refundable $25 registration fee.
** Families travelling greater than 50 miles will be offered a 1-night hotel room free of charge **
CHECKS must be mailed to
Kentucky School for the Blind
1867 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 21
Parking Parking WILL BE available behind Evans Hall, along Frankfort or Haldeman, behind the track off of Haldeman, or at the Frankfort Ave. Church of Christ on the corner of Haldeman and Frankfort. Please do NOT park along APH.
Please also note that there are some local road closures that may or may not affect your travel: