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GCPS Parent Mentors present: “Parents Engaging in Education”

     Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Parent Mentors are hosting an informative and engaging workshop for parents of students receiving special education services in GCPS schools. This event, “Parents Engaging in Education,” is the first of a four-session series that aims to nurture and develop engaged parents by helping them positively support their child’s academic success. The series is highly recommended for parents of students at all levels (elementary, middle, and high school). The workshop will cover:

  • The Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process
  • The components of the IEP
  • The parent’s/guardian’s role as a member of the IEP Team
  • Effective communication skills needed to help build collaborative relationships

     To receive the full benefit from this workshop, participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions which will be held:

  • Thursday, September 28
  • Thursday, October 12
  • Thursday, October 26
  • Thursday, November 9

Parents may choose either an in-person or virtual session to attend.


10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Session - In Person

J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center,
437 Old Peachtree Road, NW,

Suwanee, GA 30024
Building 200, Berkmar Room 2.147

Use this link to register for the 10:00 a.m. session.


6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Session – Zoom

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Use this link to register for the 10:00 a.m. session.



Links to future sessions will be forwarded before each scheduled
meeting date. Questions about the event should be addressed to:

Dawn Albanese: 



 *Interpretation services are available upon request. Please make a request at least one week in advance of the scheduled meeting date. Spanish Interpretation is already secured.