Parent Leadership Conference


October 5th, 9am - 3:30pm
Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells

You're invited to October 5th's Parent Leadership Conference! 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


Registration closes September 19th.

Email or call (414) 374-4645.

A limited amount of $25 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 ( OR 414-374-4655 ext 231) or indicate your interest in learning more when registering.


Hotel block & conference rates close September 19th.

*WI FACETS has no funds to provide full sponsorships to families. Attendees who desire to spend the night at Great Wolf are responsible for their own reservations.

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 or October 4, 2019.

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