Parent Education Network

2107 Industrial Highway, York, PA 17402
pen@parentednet.org
(717) 600-0100 V/TTY,
(800) 522-5827 V/TTY (Toll-Free, PA Only)
or (800) 441-5028 (Español)
Fax: (717) 600-8101



"Respecting the Right of Parents to Make Educational Decisions for Their Children."

"PEN recognizes, supports and enhances the opportunities for children and youth with disabilities and their families to maximize their potential. PEN promotes mutual respect and collaboration between parents and professionals for the knowledge, skills and abilities each contributes to the education and development of children and youth with disabilities."

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PEN Central Office

Telephone: (800) 522-5827

En Español: (800) 441-5028

 

  • Kay Lipsitz ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - PEN Director
  • Jennifer Brands ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator
  • Jane Erdo ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator - (800) 478-5096
  • Jackie Hines ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Technology & Parent Support Coordinator
  • Dawn Kauffman ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator
  • Rose Yingling ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Fiscal/Administrative Assistant
  • Tim Yost ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Technology and Computer Support Assistant

 

Regional Offices

Each regional parent support coordinator serves different counties within their territory.  Please select your county and the phone number provided to connect with your local parent support coordinator.

  • Carol Dugery ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator serving: Montgomery, Chester, Bucks, Delaware counties (610) 454-7264 or (800) 522-5827
  • Kathy Stocki ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator serving: Lackawanna, Wyoming, Luzerne, Monroe, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne counties (866) 736-1165
  • Pam Twining ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator serving: Northampton, Berks, Lehigh, Carbon, Pike, Monroe counties (800) 853-0530
  • Clara Ventura Rodrigues ( Enable JavaScript to show e-mails. ) - Parent Support Coordinator serving: Philadelphia county (215) 758-2577

Staff

  • Charles W. Jelley, Esquire, LLM - PEN Counsel
 
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PEN can help families connect with other community resources.
PEN can help families communicate more effectively with school and related service professionals.
PEN can help families better understand their child's disability and educational needs.
PEN can help families understand special education laws.
PEN can help families understand their rights and responsibilities.

The publications, videos and information on this website do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Education and are not intended as legal advice.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H328M100013. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, David Emenheiser.

El contenido de este sitio de web fue desarrollado con una subvención del Departamento de Educación de los Estado Unidos, #H328M100013. Aunque el Departamento de Educación fundo este projecto, el contenido no representa necesariamente las pólizas del Departamento de Educación y usted no debe asumir su aprobación por el gobierno federal. Oficial de Proyecto, David Emenheiser.

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