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Parent Consultant Network

The Parent Consultant Network (PCN) is a group of informed and supported parent experts. The PCN embodies the idea that parents are experts and utilizes the collective wisdom of parents “who have been there” to support the improvement of inclusive special education. When parents are equal partners in decision-making and change, successful and effective education for ALL students is possible!

Every member of the PCN is the parent of a child who receives special education services and is committed to inclusive education for ALL children. Parent Consultants are trained and supported by PEAC as well as the expertise of professional consultants who are dedicated to uplifting the voice of parents.



Parent Consultants provide several services to the community, including:
  • individual support to parents and families, including:
    • discussing specific issues via email and phone.
    • helping parents prepare for IEP meetings.
    • attending IEP meetings to take notes, help stay on task, etc.*
    • connecting families with the resources they need.

*Please note that PEAC Parent Consultants are NOT legal advocates. Rather, they are parent mentors who can help support the collaborative process in IEP meetings. If parents feel they need the support of a professional advocate, PEAC can recommend qualified individuals.

For more information on the Parent Consultant Network:

  • Contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (267) 232 – 0570 for more information or if you have questions.



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  • Educators: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to find out how PEAC can support inclusive education in your school

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