Tri-Valley SELPA Event Calendar Trainings

Upcoming Special Olympics Basketball Events


Sensory Storytime
at the Livermore Public Library

This fall the Livermore Public Library is hosting a free monthly Sensory Storytime designed for children with special needs. It is a welcoming, interactive, sensory-friendly environment that includes visuals, preschool-level stories, and hands-on fun!

FREE for children and caregivers.
Siblings Welcome.
Call 925-373-5505 to sign up.

Contact Librarian Tierney at with any questions or concerns.

When: First Thursday of the month 11am – 1:00pm

Where: Lake Merrit Park – Oakland, CA

Description: FRN invites the Arab moms with special needs kids to join us the first Thursday of the month. We’ll share information on topics of interest to you and look forward to you sharing your experiences. 

You are not alone. We are here to support you. 

Free Babysitter is Available. Henna and Halal Food. 

Don’t forget to RSVP with Mayyadah – Text or Call 510-759-1004

“S.A.F.E.T.Y. N.E.T.” Student/Family Event Save the Date

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Student And Family Emergency Training for Youth with Neurodivergence, Experienced through Tactile


Pleasanton Unified School District, outdoor parking lot

4665 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Event Contact:

Caroline Doidge

Working Positively with Your Child’s IEP Team and Knowing the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Continuum – Presented by Elaine H Talley

This workshop will cover:

  •  overview of the IEP process
  • sources of conflict in special education
  • options for resolving conflict using alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • questions and answers on ADR in special education
The intended audience for this workshop:
  •  parents
  • teachers
  • administrators

When: Thursday Sept. 29, 2022 from 5:00-6:00PM

Where: On Zoom – register below to receive the link

Parents & Educators — In It Together: Walking the IEP Journey as Partners

Padres y Educadores — Juntos en esto: Recorriendo el Camino del IEP Como Socios  

The East Valley SELPA is hosting a two-day virtual event for parents and educators focused on enhancing the long-term relationship we share and promoting success for children with disabilities. Join us to learn about the IEP journey as we hear from experts in the field addressing how to build skills to support one another, build trust, and center positive relationships on student needs. There will be opportunities for live interactions with experts as well as invaluable resources available. 


El East Valley SELPA está orgnizando un evento virtual de dos días para padres y educadores centrados en mejorar la relación a largo plazo que compartimos y promover el éxito de los niños con discapacidades. Únase a nosotros para aprender sobre el viaje del IEP mientras escuchamos a expertos en el campo que abordan cómo desarrollar habilidades para apoyarse mutualmente, generar confianza y centrar las relaciones positivas en las necesidades de los estudiantes. Habrá oportunidades para interacciones en vivo con expertos, así como recursos invaluables disponibles. 

** There is no Cost Associated with this Event **

** No hay costo asociado con este evento ** 

Date: September 16th and September 17th, 2022 ( Friday & Saturday)
Fecha: 16 y 17 de septiembre de 2022 
Time: 9:30 AM- 12:00 PM

988: Initiating Transformation for Student Wellness Webinar

Date: August 3, 2022
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join The California Department of Education, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, and The California Alliance of Child and Family Services for a focused conversation about the implementation of 988, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Sun’s Out Fun’s Out

Fun Run in Pleasanton, CA
June 18, 2022 

Alameda County Fairgrounds 

The Alameda County Fair presents the Sun’s OUT Fun’s OUT Fun Run on June 18, 2022 in Pleasanton, CA. Open to athletes of all ages and abilities and benefiting Sunflower Hill, the Fun Run features a run or walk around the historic Race Track and through the Fair with fun stops along the way!


Legislative Sharing Day

May 4th, 2022, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Legislative Sharing Day provides participants with the

opportunity to advocate for improved outcomes for individuals with disabilities. We hope that you will join us.

Staff Professional Development Trainings

The Tri-Valley SELPA hosts a variety of professional development events open to staff working in our member districts.  These trainings are also available at no cost to staff of private schools located within our district boundaries.  To sign up to attend a Tri-Valley SELPA training please follow the directions on the flyers.  If there are no directions, please contact the special education department in your district, or the SELPA office.

Differentiating SLI and Dyslexia through Collaborative Assessment

April 15, 2022 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Learning Outcomes:

~ Attendees will have a practice-ready PSW model on how to organize, interpret data from all school-based service providers. Report writing templates will be shared.

~ Attendees will reach a consensus on the distinctive definitions of dyslexia and language impairment within the context of the Simple View of Reading (SVR). 

~ Attendees will have an understanding on how monolingual professionals can effectively evaluate an English Language Learner to determine dyslexia. 

~ Attendees will be able to immediately locate on the web free academic intervention resources to address reading, writing, and math skills. 


Part-1 Training

April 12, 2022 from 3:00-4:30 PM

 In this presentation, we will offer and explore a guiding framework for approaching conflict. We will define the differences between issue, position, and interest, and delve into how to uncover the interest. We will also provide concrete tools for preparing for difficult IEPs, including tips for effective planning and visual tools.


Part-2 Training

April 14, 2022 from 3:00-4:30 PM

In this presentation, we will deconstruct what goes wrong in IEP meetings and share specific communication and listening skills to respond effectively to the unexpected.We will share real life scenario’s and how they were successfully maneuvered.

Self-Care & Wellness Strategies for Parents 

April 5, 2022 from 4 -5 PM 

 This webinar will cover:

~ How behavior science can help with self-care

~ Strategies for dealing with challenges

~ Question & Answer

Disclaimer: The Tri-Valley SELPA does not guarantee the accuracy of any information contained in these flyers nor does it endorse any of the activities, events, services, products or agencies represented therein.