Free event offers exceptional education resources

Chesterfield County Public Schools invites parents and teachers of students with disabilities and students with disabilities to an exceptional education resource fair for grades K-12. The free event will take place 4-6 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road.

Registration is required by calling 639-8749 or by using this online form:

https://docs.google.com/a/ccpsnet.net/forms/d/1McdhTReeXO_8GfkfPcD-DzDf-zVEhjHpuzYcodVQOkI/viewform.

Representatives from many organizations will offer information, and guest speakers will provide overviews of available services. Here are some of the organizations participating in the resource fair:

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools
  • Virginia Department of Education
  • Chesterfield County Department of Social Services
  • Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
  • Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • PAVE at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Chesterfield County 4-H
  • Greater Richmond ARC
  • Decoding Dyslexia Virginia
  • Autism Society Central Virginia
  • Young Life Capernaum
  • Resources for Independent Living

Also participating will be school-based businesses run by students with disabilities. The businesses will be selling coffee, bakery items, greeting cards and more.

Resource fair attendees should park behind the Career and Technical Center @ Hull and enter through the Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center doors. Free pizza will be available. Questions? Call 639-8749.

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