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The Parent Coordination Network (PCN) is committed to ensuring parents of students with disabilities receive accurate and timely information to assist them in making informed choices in their child's education. Network members have identified the following priorities:
  • Joint training opportunities for parents and educators
  • Collaboration with other parent training organizations and educators
  • Technical assistance to parents and school district personnel in the area of special education

Parent Coordination Network Members
Parent Coordination Network Implementation Plan

Funding Source: Federal-IDEA-B Discretionary
Cost: None

FIRST-Families, Information, Resources, Support and Training
Created by parents, for parents...
The Texas Project FIRST web site is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents & families of students with disabilities.

The PEN Project is one of three federally funded Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI) serving Texas parents of children and youth with disabilities ages 0-26.

Uniting Parents offers a network of support to families caring for children with chronic illnesses and/or disabilities.  Uniting Parents provides families in the upper 32 counties of the Texas Panhandle the resources they need to help their children.

For more information you may contact Maria Garcia, Program Director at our main office or Timela Salazar, Parent Case Manager, Lubbock Office.

Additional Resources:
Parent Resources for Children with Disabilities
Parent Resources for Children with Disabilities.docx

Texas Education Agency Parent Information Line: 1-800-252-9668

ESC Contact:

L'Rae Watson             
Education Specialist
Student Support Services


Evelyn Gilson
upport Staff
Student Support Services
(806) 281-5867 

We are passionately committed to developing and nurturing healthy, thriving learning communities across Region 17 by guiding and supporting schools in their quest for excellence.

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