Johanne PinoProject Coordinator & Young Adult Leaders Fellowship Supervisor
Johanne Pino has worked at MAC since 1999. In her role as a full time Project Coordinator, she engages in outreach and provides information and technical assistance to parents, legislators, and professionals who work with children with disabilities or work on legislative issues that affect children with disabilities.
She works to assure that school systems across the Commonwealth provide equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities so that the students will be able to fully participate in their communities. By helping to improve special education services and supports for students with disabilities, she helps to ensure that they will have better educational outcomes and will be prepared for further education, employment, and/or independent living.
- Mar 12 2024
- 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Navigating the IEP [WORKING TOGETHER SERIES]
This workshop will help families and those working with students with disabilities, understand the different sections of the IEP, and protections in the law that help make sure children receive necessary services. The workshop also includes topics on how to prepare for the IEP meeting, how to respond to the IEP, the importance of the students’ voice, the importance of inclusion, the power of “stay put” as well as the role of assessments in the development of the IEP.