WI FACETS Parent Leadership Conference

WI Facets Events
Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center, WI Dells, WI

A leadership training for parents of school aged children with disabilities. Develop your leadership skills with fellow parents & become empowered to advocate to improve the lives of children & youth with disabilities in Wisconsin. The course content includes learning how to work in partnerships with schools, agencies and providers; coming together around issues; and ensuring relevant parent participation.

Participants will learn about

- Personal leadership styles
- How to be effective on communicating issues
- Building engagement around particular topics
- Develop structures for convening working together
- Sharing work and being part of a team
- Types of conflicts and resolution styles
- Converting challenge into opportunities
- Developing and implementing group action plans

TO REGISTER: Email smcfarland@wifacets.org or call (414) 374-4645.

This conference is free. Pre-registration is required. Registration closes September 19th.

A limited amount of stipends are available for parents. These stipends are first come, first serve, and offered upon completion of full training. For more information, contact Nelsinia Ramos (nramos@wifacets.org OR 414-374-4655 ext 231) or indicate your interest in learning more when registering.


Hotel block & conference rates close September 19th.

The conference is hosted at the Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center. Conference-goers are responsible to contacting the Great Wolf reservation line at (800) 559-9653 to make their own hotel reservations. Mention code 1910WIFA_001 to obtain the conference rate of $82. These state rates are secured to those staying the night prior the training - October 4, 2019.

Reasonable accomodation, including language access, will be granted if requested upon registration or at least two weeks before the conference date.

Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.