Trisha Bergin-Lytton, M.Ed.
Mediator, IEP Facilitator, Trainer & Consultant
Training: Dispute Resolution Skills Enhancement for Special
Education Mediation and IEP Facilitation
Ohio Department of Education, Office of Exceptional Children
21 Participants (Due Process Complaint Mediators and IEP Facilitators)
strongly agreed that the training was well organized.
strongly agreed that the trainer was helpful and knowledgeable.
this presentation either excellent or very good compared to other
have attended on similar
strongly agreed or agreed that the content of the training
was informative and appropriate.
very satisfied or satisfied with the training materials provided.
were very satisfied or satisfied with the presenter, Trisha.
What the participants liked most about the training:
style of presenting information and her willingness to share.
level of experience.
was very engaging.
high level of energy.
was extremely well organized.
were presented & assembled in a very organized coherent fashion with
included in the packet.
the group on task and on time throughout the day.
group activities throughout the entire day's presentation.
activities that kept the participants on task and engaged the entire
than mostly lecture, presentation
format incorporated numerous short interactive
small group activities that
were then discussed
as a large group.
content of materials.
of basic information put in a concise format.
many informative handouts distributed for future reference.
of practical strategies to use in challenging situations.
application of all the material presented.
around the importance of consensus during Facilitated IEP Meetings.
chart along with discussion of similarities and differences between
of presenting the material in an easily understood format.
cookie activity was very clever and fun.
if" scenarios activity in small groups with related discussions.
from colleagues during all the small group activities &
large group discussions.
ability to interchange between other fellow mediators during activities.