Sat, Mar 25|
FASD Network of Northern California Support Circle - Focus on Education with Michelle McGowan
This month, Michelle McGowan, an FASD informed educational advocate, joins us to speak about getting the most out of your IEP, explain why SB1016 is important to you, and to answer your questions. Please join us every 4th Saturday via Zoom to come together, listen, talk and share resources.
Time & Location
Mar 25, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
About the Event
Please join us for our next Speaker Series guest, Michelle McGowan, as she covers how to get the most out of your IEP and explains how why the new legislation, SB1016, is important to you - even if you already have an IEP. This hour long presentation will be followed by a 30 minutes of question and answer period.
Speaker Bio: Michelle McGowan is an enthusiastic Special Education Advocate with passion for supporting the unique education needs of foster and adopted, and homeless youth. Partnering with the DOJ, DEA, Health and Human Resources, Foster Care, Grossmont Community College, La Mesa School District, San Diego Youth Services, UCSD to build a community dedicated to improving the educational outcomes of foster and adopted and homeless youth and young adults. It is her goal to change the law in order to ensure that every child that enters the foster care system is assigned an education advocate to support their unique needs and to bring an extra layer of support to struggling families.
Click to see more information on Michelle and her company, McGowan Agency.