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GCPS Parent Mentors present- Navigating the Holidays and Avoiding Caretaker Fatigue

November 6, 2023


     On Tuesday, November 14, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Parent Mentors is hosting an informative and engaging workshop for parents of students who receive special education services in GCPS schools. Presented by Dawn Albanese, a parent mentor in the GCPS Special Education Department, "Navigating the Holidays and Avoiding Caretaker Fatigue," will provide tips, ideas, and strategies to help families navigate school breaks, social gatherings, and holiday traditions while emphasizing the importance of self-care in preventing caretaker fatigue. This session is recommended for parents of students at all grade levels, including elementary, middle, and high school. Although the holidays are meant to bring joy and celebration, they can also be a significant source of stress and anxiety. Parents may choose either an in-person or virtual session to attend.

In-person Session:

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

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

  30024, Building 200, Central Gwinnett Room 2.111

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




Virtual 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 6:00 p.m. virtual session.


 *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. 


If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Albanese: , (678) 301-7212