Parent Mentor

  • “Planning is bringing the
    future into the present so
    that you can do something about it now”

    Alan Lakein

    What is a parent mentor?

    A Parent Mentor is the parent of a child with a disability who builds bridges between home and school that lead to more successful outcomes for students with learning, behavioral, and/or physical challenges.

    What does a parent mentor do?

    • Promotes partnerships between parents and educators

    • Guides parents through the special education process

    • Provides confidential support for parental concerns and questions

    • Supplies information on Special Education services, policies & procedures and community resources

    • Provides workshops for parents and educators 


    When should I call a parent mentor?

    • If you have questions regarding the Special Education process

    • If you need to talk confidentially to another parent about your concerns

    • If you need or have information about community resources

    • If you would like to become a parent leader and help others


    Paulding County Parent Mentor Resource Directory

    Paulding County Parent Mentor Directory (PDF)


    S.N.A.P. Learning Sessions

    Training Flyer (PDF)


    Parent Resource Newsletter

    Parent Resource Newsletter