About us

Parent to Parent of Georgia serves as the Parent Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) in the Southeast and Midsouth Region (Region B), which includes 12 states. Parent to Parent of Georgia is part of the Parent Technical Assistance Center Network, working through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs.

Region B PTAC Menu of Services

  • Information Dissemination on current research and effective practice
  • Topical Webinars
  • Website including Resources, Updates on Parent Center and Nonprofit Issues and Trends, Calendar of Training Events, and Links to Websites and Social Media
  • Virtual Communities using Social Media tools to expand information options
  • Center Swaps (Exchange program where staff from one center support another center on specific needs/issues.)
  • Boot Camps (Concentrated training series on specific topics provided by experts, primarily through the use of technology. Hands on learning that will result in the creation of a product that can be implemented by Centers.)
  • Region 3 Meetings (Annual face-to-face meetings for all Centers in Region 3)
  • Region2/Region3 Parent Center Conference (August 2017 – Austin Texas)
  • Region 3/Region 4 Parent Center Conference (June 2018 – Nashville, Tennessee)
  • Region B Parent Center Conference (June 2019 – Charleston, South Carolina)
  • One-on-One Assistance (Individualized assistance by phone, web conferencing or other means to any Center staff or Board member in Region 3)
  • Topical Consultations (Concentrated training by experts, designed to meet a Center’s unique needs)
  • Site Visits (In-person site visits to each Center, customized to a Center’s specific needs)
  • Intensive Technical Assistance (Driven by a work plan developed and implemented jointly with a Center)

The Centers in Region B are:

Alabama Parent Education Center

The Center for Exceptional Families (Arkansas)

The Center for Exceptional Families (Arkansas)

Family Network on Disabilities (Florida)

Parent Education Network Project (PEN – Family Network on Disabilities – Florida)

Parents of the Panhandle Information Network (POPIN – Family Network on Disabilities – Florida)

Empowerment Parent Resource Center (NW Florida)

Parent to Parent of Miami

Parent to Parent of Georgia

Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center

Pyramid Community Parent Resource Center (New Orleans)

Mississippi PTI

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (North Carolina)

First Resource Center (Western North Carolina)

HOPE Family Support Network (North Carolina)

Oklahoma Parents Center

Pervasive Parenting Center (Eastern Oklahoma)

Family Connection of South Carolina

Family Resource Center for Disabilities and Special Needs (Charleston, South Carolina)

Support and Training for Exceptional Parents, Inc. (STEP – Tennessee)

PATH Project (Partners Resource Network – Texas)

PEN Project (Partners Resource Network – Texas)

TEAM Project (Partners Resource Network – Texas)

Children’s Disabilities Information Coalition (El Paso, TX)

Formed Families Forward (Virginia)

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (Virginia)

Region B PTAC Contact Information:

3070 Presidential Parkway, Suite 130

Atlanta, GA 30340

Phone: 770-451-5484

Toll Free: 800-229-2038

Fax: 770-458-4091

Email: R3PTAC@p2pga.org

Publication of this webpage is made possible through Cooperative Agreement #H328R180004 between Parent to Parent of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Education. No official endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education of any commodity, service or enterprise mentioned on this webpage is intended or should be inferred.