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1:1s with Dan Careless – Strategic Lead for Schools and Learning (DCC)

Would you like the opportunity to speak with Dan Careless, Derbyshire County Coincil's Strategic Lead for Schools and Learning? Dan replaced Iain Peel (Director of Schools and Learning) in 2022 and is keen to give parent carers the opportunity to talk with him directly over Microsoft Teams.

Dates/times available:
Wednesday 1st February (7pm - 9pm)
Monday 6th February (7pm - 9pm)
Wednesday 1st March (7pm - 9pm)
Monday 6th March (7pm - 9pm)

Dan is providing 15-minute slots for each date.

Booking: Please email as soon as possible, where we will do our best to accommodate your preferred date/time.

Lunch time meet and eat

Come and have lunch and find out about Derbyshire Parent Carer Voice. Speak to trustees, become a member as well as finding out useful information from Derbyshire Information Advice and Support Service (DIASS) and about Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) assessments.

Derbyshire Parent Carer Voice are holding two further events in two areas of the county. See dates, venues and links below to book your place:

Tuesday 31 January - St Thomas Centre, Meeting Room 2, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, S40 3AW
Book your place for the Chesterfield Event

Tuesday 7 February - Tall Chimney, The Pipe Works, Coppice Side, Swadlincote, DE11 9FQ
Book your place for the Swadlincote Event

Sensory Awareness Workshops

Online sensory awareness workshop with Lisa Anderton (Derbyshire County Council, Early Help, Sensory Processing Needs Toolkit).

Date/time: Monday 13th February 2023 (10am - 12 noon)


Cerebra - Accessing Public Services Workshop

Online workshop to help parent carers understand how to access services for their disabled child/young person.

Date/time: Wednesday 15th February 2023 (10am - 12.30pm)


Wills & Trusts Workshop

Online workshop with Safeguarding Futures designed to help parent carers understand more about wills, trusts, power of attorney, etc, to help safeguard and protect the future of their disabled child/young person.

Date/time: Friday 24th March (10am - 11.30am)