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Trainings & Workshops

Trainings & Workshops

Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) conducts hundreds of free trainings and workshops year-round on a wide variety of education topics. 

Our trainings and workshops provide parents and professionals with the most up-to-date information so that they are equipped to advocate on behalf of their children. Click here for a list of all the topics on which we can provide trainings and workshops.

Upcoming Free Workshops

All workshops below will take place at AFC's office, 151 West 30th Street

October 16, 2014              Bullying                                                                            6 PM

November 20, 2014         Common Core & the Special Education Student               10 AM

December 11, 2014         Discipline & Suspensions                                                    6 PM

January 29, 2015               Diploma Options for Special Education Students              6 PM

February 26, 2015            Autism SpectrumDisorders                                                  TBD

To receive information, or if you are interested in having AFC give a free training or workshop for your agency, community organization, or school on a specific education topic, please contact Joanne Buccellato at 212-822-9505 or