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Turtle Wing Provides Educational Opportunities for Local Parents, Daycare Staff, & Educators




Turtle Wing ensures that children and individuals with learning challenges in our rural area are supported in a wrap around approach. Not only does the foundation provide funds for services, but it also underwrites trainings for those who are helping individuals with learning challenges "fly". There are a couple of opportunities coming up for educators, daycare staff, and parents/guardians in our area. Please make sure to Reserve your Spot before they fill up!


  • Parent Training for children with Special Needs: "Partnering with Your Childs Education Team Step by Step" - The best outcomes for children with disabilities derive from a strong partnership between parents and school professionals. This training will explore the following: practical steps to build a positive partnership between parents and schools, how to create an introduction portfolio for your child, and important back-to-school checklists. The training is provided by Brenda L. Nelson, M.S. with Nelson Educational Consulting. Ms. Nelson has over 20 years of experience with the special education process. She is an ARD facilitator and parent of an adult son on the autism spectrum. She has a passion for helping others who share the journey of caring for a child with a learning challenge or disability. The training will be held July 11th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the First United Methodist Church in Weimar. Light refreshments will be served. This training is FREE due to being underwritten by Turtle Wing Foundation. To RSVP, email Kim at kimmiori@turtlewingfoundation.org or call 979-505-5090.

  • Training for Daycare providers, early childhood teachers, SPED teachers, and para's: "Music, Movement & Learning" - This is an educational workshop on how music and movement are powerful tools to engage young children in meaningful learning by using a multimodal approach through singing and ASL signing with makes learning fun and creates muscles in young brains". The workshop is lead by Mike Longoria, a.k.a. Dr. Mike! who has a Ph.D in early childhood education with 30+ years of early education experience. Dr. Mike! has been a state and national keynote speaker for early childhood conferences. The training will be held at the Schulenburg Elementary Cafeteria on Wednesday, July 19th 2023 from 6-8pm. To RSVP, email Kim at kimmiori@turtlewingfoundation.org or call 979-505-5090.


Turtle Wing Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Due to the generosity of the community, the foundation has the ability to help individuals with learning challenges "fly"! If you have any questions about the foundation, or you would like to make a charitable contribution, please contact Executive Director Destiny Psencik at destiny@turtlewingfoundation.org.



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