Parent Institute 2023

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Parent Institute 2023

For parents who are NEW to the special education process in Virginia.


When and where


Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center 1000 Virginia Center Pkwy Glen Allen, VA 23059

About this event

  • 1 day 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

An exciting opportunity for parents new to the world of Special Education. This means your child has been involved in special education for three (3) years or less.

This training is designed to be the first step for parents in becoming collaborative leaders. Parent Institute connects new parents with resources and guidance in navigating special education in Virginia. Participants will be introduced to the special education process, discover new resources, and have opportunities to network.

This is a free 2-day IN PERSON event. Accepted participants are provided a complimentary hotel room and meals.

  • Day One (June 27): 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Day Two (June 28): 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Parents who are new to the Special Education process interested in taking the next steps towards collaborating as parent leaders.

There are a limited number of spots available for this training so please register early.

You must receive a confirmation from the PEATC office (not just Eventbrite) and commit to participating in the entire training to attend this event.

Contact PEATC at 800-869-6782 or with any questions.

About the organizer

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The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) is a statewide non-profit organization that strives to empower students and self-advocates to create positive futures for Virginia's children by working collaboratively with families, schools and communities in order to improve opportunities for excellence in education and success in school and community life. Our special focus is children with disabilities.