Become a certified Parent Member! The Parent Member role is to support a parent of a child with a disability at an IEP meeting. In this training approved by the NYS Education Department, you will learn about procedures, regulations, and strategies to promote a parent's understanding and participation.
This training is the first required step to become a certified parent member of the IEP team.
All NYC families are welcome to attend, however, if an attendee chooses to serve as a Parent Member after this training:
• Parent must have a child with an IEP (or have had an IEP within the last 5 years)
• Not be employed by the NYC DOE
• Must be fingerprinted
• This is not a full time job.
• Parents take on this role to help and support parents like themselves.
The Staten Island and Brooklyn Regional Partnership Center and the School-Age Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center