Parents Encouraging Parents is a unique, parent-run statewide conference sponsored and funded by the Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Special Education, in collaboration with the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council. PEP will be held on March 17-19, 2016, at the Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE. Participants in the PEP conference are Nebraska parents who are raising a child with a verified disability. The child with the disability must be enrolled in a NE school district and have either and active IFSP or IEP. One goal of the conference is to provide information about parenting and educating children with disabilities while encouraging parents to share their feelings and experiences. Another objective is to model how parents work with the professionals who are educating and supporting their children to create positive parent-school partnerships. Please register by February 18th, 2016 for this conference.

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