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Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)

COVID-19 and Special Education

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 resources for special education

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The Exceptional Student Services Unit at CDE plans conferences throughout the year that are family-centered and designed to offer support, information, and education to parents and professionals. Click on the boxes above or view the FAQs about PEP for more in-depth information.

Registration Is Open for Winter PEP Academy Online - January 28, 29, and February 5, 2022!

PEP Academy Online will be presented via live on Zoom and pre-recorded Moodle sessions.

Registration on SurveyMonkey will close Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Please click on a link today to apply!

Parent link:

Professionals' link:

La solicitud en español para padres está cerrada. Busque nuestra conferencia PEP en español el 22 de abril de 2022 aquí. Más información llegará pronto.

More Information about PEP

Joyce Thiessen-Barrett
FSCP Coordinator
Family and School Partnering
Phone: 303-866-6757
Email Joyce Thiessen-Barrett

David Ramer, Program Support Assistant
1560 Broadway, Suite 1100, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-866-6943, Fax: 303-866-6767
Email David Ramer

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