START-Engaging Parents of Students with Disabilities

Offering programs and services that support the engagement of families to improve outcomes for students.


Training Resources

Serving on Groups–Webinar Series

You can make a difference!

​Joining decision-making groups is an important way for parents to have a voice and improve the lives of children and families. This webinar series is intended to prepare users to serve successfully on groups.

After viewing this series, parents will be able to:

  • Recognize their personal leadership skills
  • Build an understanding about decision-making groups
  • Develop skills essential for active and meaningful participation on groups

​Use these tools to train alone or in groups to gain strategies to confidently and actively participate in decision-making groups.

Engaging Parents of Students with Disabilities is a partnership between the New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (NJOSEP), and SPAN Parent Advocacy Network. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of the Department of Education. No official endorsement by NJOSEP of any product, commodity, service, or enterprise mentioned on this website is intended or should be inferred.