The Parent Mentor Program is a parent-driven initiative by the Georgia Dept. of Education Division for Exceptional Students and Gordon County School System. The parent mentor program is staffed by a parent of a child with a disability whose purpose is to provide education and support to families with the long term objective of giving all children a better chance to reach their potential.
What does a Parent Mentor Do: Promotes partnerships between parents and educators. Guides parents through the Special Education process. Supplies information on Special Education services, policies, and procedures. Links parents to support groups or other parents. Provides information about Special Education law. Listen to family concerns and answers questions. .