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Eventually Virtual

Posted on June 11, 2020

Evans County Parent Mentor Amanda Locke shares her experiences with virtual conferences and the quarantine During the Covid-19 Quarantine, Georgia Parent Mentors have had to… Click to Read More

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Posted on May 17, 2020

Class of 2020, we see you, and all you have accomplished. Parent Mentors rarely show off their own children, but after the COVID-19 quarantine school… Click to Read More

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Summer Resources

Posted on May 15, 2020

One-Stop for Parents The GaDOE (Georgia Department of Education,) partners with Get Georgia Reading, DECAL, (Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning,) GPB, (Georgia Public… Click to Read More

Caption: This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

COVID-19 Information

Posted on March 11, 2020

The Georgia Department of Education offers information on what it is doing to protect and inform local school districts, parents and students regarding the COVID-19… Click to Read More

PPA Nominations Open

Posted on February 28, 2020

Nominate a fellow Mentor, or a Special Ed Administrator you admire, for the Phil Pickens Leadership Award!  The Phil Pickens Leadership Award is a statewide… Click to Read More

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Parent Survey Open Now

Posted on February 10, 2020

Each year the Georgia Department of Education Division for Special Education Services and Supports collects information from parents as to how schools facilitated parent involvement… Click to Read More

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Multiples and Disability

Posted on December 12, 2019

By Bonnie Morris, Walton County Parent Mentor Sixteen years ago, I was a teacher, married and very pregnant with 4 babies at the same time. … Click to Read More

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About GAA 2.0

Posted on November 12, 2019

There are many helpful resources for families on the Georgia Department of Education’s website. This information is important for families of students who take the… Click to Read More

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Strengths Based Parenting

Posted on November 10, 2019

By Georgia Freuchtenicht What Is It & How Do I Do It? Strengths Based Parenting is an approach to parenting.  We are intentional about identifying… Click to Read More

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Transition Fairs & Events

Posted on October 29, 2019

Parent Mentors around the state work with their districts and regional partners to provide information on transition programs, supports, services and decision-making. Want to add… Click to Read More