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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

October 16, 2014 at 6 pm
Register online 

Common Core & the Special Education Student
November 20, 2014 at 10 am
Register online 

Discipline & Suspensions
December 11, 2014 at 6 pm
Register online 

Diploma Options for Special Education Students
January 29, 2015 at 6 pm
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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