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Parent to Parent of Georgia has employment opportunities! Applications being accepted through 4:00 pm, March 11, 2020 only.

Are you looking for part-time or full-time work in a casual working environment, where you can help families access supports and resources while expanding your knowledge? If so, we might have the job for you.

Parent to Parent of Georgia (P2PGA) currently has the following job openings:  

Part-time Coordinator in NW Georgia

Full-time Coordinator in Atlanta Office

Parent to Parent of Georgia values diversity in the workplace.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

2020 GA Department of Education Parent Survey

The 2020 Parent Satisfaction Survey, available in English and Spanish, is open now to all families of students with disabilities in the state. Share feedback about your engagement with your child's school with the Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) by completing the survey before May 31, 2020. Find the survey here: https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Parent-Survey.aspx

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) is seeking parents of children who are enrolled in or recently graduated from Babies Can’t Wait (BCW)

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) is seeking parents of children who are enrolled in or recently graduated from Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) who want to: impact positive change for the BCW program enhance services and supports to children and families in BCW become more involved in the local and state BCW programs Interested parents […]

State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) seeks input on VR services in Georgia

The Research and Evaluation Unit (REU) at Institute on Human Development and Disability (IHDD) at University of Georgia (UGA) is conducting a Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) on behalf of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) and the State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) and we are seeking input from all stakeholders regarding competitive, integrated employment for Georgian’s with disabilities.  Individual surveys […]

What is Georgia DOE’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

Georgia's Tiered System of Supports for Students is expected to become one of the primary guiding frameworks to improve student academic and behavioral outcomes in Georgia. Find out more about MTSS in Georgia and what it means for your child.

What is a Medicaid Section 1115 waiver?

Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp has said that his administration would request a federal waiver to seek new flexibility to use Medicaid dollars, during his first State of the State address

Bipartisan bill introduced to delay EVV

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of a provision contained in the 21st Century Cures Act requiring States to have Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) systems in place for personal care services by January 1, 2019. The Murkowski Brown legislation would […]

Federal officials have issued guidelines for Electronic Visit Verification

The 21st Century CURES Act, enacted by Congress in December 2016, included a provision for “electronic visit verification,” or EVV, which requires that service providers electronically check in when providing in-home care to people with disabilities in order to prevent fraud. This week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued guidelines to help states comply […]

State Advisory Panel Seeks Public Comment

The State Advisory Panel for Special Education (SAP) advises the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) Divisions for Special Education Services and Supports on the provision of special education and related services for students with disabilities. The SAP is comprised of parents, persons with disabilities, educators and administrators as well as representatives from public and private […]

Department of Justice unveils new online Americans with Disabilities Complaint form

Individuals wishing to file ADA complaints with the Department will now be able to fill out the form and submit it completely electronically.