Parent Mentor Program Stakeholder Input Sessions

Parent Mentor Program Stakeholder Input Sessions

The Delaware Parent Mentor Program is a statewide training program designed to train a community of parents, caregivers and community members on special education processes, advocacy, and conflict resolution strategies, and to serve as mentors, and resources for families of children and youth suspected of, or currently receiving services under IDEA. The goal is for trained mentors to increase the capacity of families’ ability to advocate for their children, assist families who are navigating the special education process, and connecting them to resources within the schools and community. The program will provide families with individual peer support and information aimed at building the capacity of families and caregivers of children and youth with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

Stakeholder Input: Program Overview
Stakeholders will contribute to the selection of program modules, including training topics, identifying training facilitators, as well as other program competencies and recruitment of families. Review and developing program guidelines and requirements.

Subject matter experts to present on topics in initial training and/or supplemental trainings for mentors
Subject matters include but are not limited to:
• Conflict Resolution
• Education Policy
• Discipline & Disproportionality
• Equity & Inclusion
• Communication & Collaboration


Two virtual events are being offered for a small group of stakeholders to review the program and provide feedback on the following dates:

January 9, 2024 – 12pm

January 25, 2024 – 6pm
If you are interested in participating or would like to nominate a parent from your parent council, please register the date above or click here for the events page.



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