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What PPA Means to Me

Posted on May 8, 2024

Former winners share why the Phil Pickens Award is still meaningful after all these years Amanda Locke, 2020 PPA Winner “I am proud to be… Click to Read More

The long road to the fair

Posted on March 14, 2024

DeKalb Parent Mentor Lisa Lake was thrilled at the attendance for her Transition Fair event on Saturday March 2 2024. She was so excited about… Click to Read More

2024 PPA Nominations Open

Posted on March 14, 2024

Deadline Extended to May 16, 2024 Nominations are now open for the prestigious Phil Pickens Award. This award is a fantastic opportunity to recognize the outstanding… Click to Read More

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Newsletter Draws Parents

Posted on January 25, 2024

Meet Lauren Graves from Marietta City “I send out a monthly newsletter to parents and a parent reached out based on that newsletter!!  She was… Click to Read More

Getting Ready for Reporting?

Posted on December 11, 2023

View a microworkshop to help you tell the story of your work and get prepped for your reports Use this link to view the video:… Click to Read More

Metro East GLRS gathers Parent Mentors

Posted on November 30, 2023

The first ever metro parent mentor affinity group was gathered on Nov. 29, 2023 at Metro GLRS. In attendance were: APS parent mentors, Jessica Jordan… Click to Read More

The Guidance Dept.

Posted on November 28, 2023

Got a question? We have answers…. Target Groups “I am worried that I don’t have a big enough target group.” It is recommended that new… Click to Read More

“Family Room” Trainings

Posted on November 20, 2023

Meet Lisa Lake from DeKalb County Every parent mentor approaches training in a different way with the goal to meet families where they are. Sometimes,… Click to Read More

How to Use Grad Fact Sheets

Posted on October 4, 2023

Did you know that the Georgia Department of Education offers these simple one pagers to teach families simple family engagement activities they can do at… Click to Read More

Facilitated IEPs

Posted on October 2, 2023

Helpful information for parents Go here for all the information you need to know: