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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 Freutenicht 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 Fair Info

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. November Events Date… Click to Read More

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When Parents are Absent

Posted on October 13, 2019

By Jane Grillo Over the last few years I have noticed more and more non parents attending district trainings, IEP meetings and school events. These… Click to Read More

GaPMP Newsletter

Posted on October 1, 2019
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Visionary Award

Posted on September 22, 2019

A Tribute to Shirley Daniels by Patti Solomon The Legendary Baseball Player Jackie Robinson once said “A life is not important except in the impact… Click to Read More

Hardeman, Walters, named Phil Pickens 2019 Awardees

Posted on September 12, 2019

This year’s nominees are: (pictured left to right) Juliet Hardeman,  Chatham County Jane Grillo,  White County Tamie Hoffman, Wheeler County Karen Tharpe,  Appling County Audrey… Click to Read More

2019 Kickoff Keynotes

Posted on September 4, 2019

Friday Keynote Laura Whitaker, M. Ed., began her relationship with Extra Special People, Inc. by working as a counselor and on the leadership team as… Click to Read More

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Gold Medal Transition Fair

Posted on May 22, 2019

Barrow County Mentor Ashley Ware shares her story about bringing transition service information to where the parents are. Editor’s Note: This story offers examples of… Click to Read More

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Dodge County Mentor makes the news

Posted on April 7, 2019

Dodge County Parent Mentor, Kathy Simmons, is featured in the April 2019 MTSS newsletter.  The link is provided below: Georgia’s Tiered System of Supports for… Click to Read More