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Parent Mentor

My name is Tiffany Pierce. I am the Parent Mentor for Vinton County Local Schools. You can contact me at (740) 596-5218 ext. 1239 or by e-mail at [email protected].

Parent Mentors:

• Guide families through the special education process and help them understand rights and responsibilities

• Listen and provide support to families and educators on an individual basis

• Provide information and resources to families and school personnel on education laws, district programs and services, and community resources

• Attend Individualized Education Program meetings and other meetings at parent or staff request

• Organize and conduct information sessions or workshops based on the needs of families and professionals

• Build collaborative partnerships between families, schools and committees to benefit students with disabilities