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Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)


Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) is committed to reaching all families, schools, and communities to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.

Our Mission-

Building positive futures by empowering individuals with disabilities through education and training. We accomplish this by offering:

  • Services and support for families and professionals,
  • Easy-to-understand, research-based information and training,
  • Opportunities for strategic partnerships and advocacy for systemic improvement

Our Vision-

To be a nationally recognized leader in the development, communication, and dissemination of state-of-the-art education, training, outreach, and support services for children with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

Our Values-

  • Families are children’s first and best teachers.
  • Information and training enrich and empower families and professionals to build strong partnerships.
  • All children deserve opportunities to live, learn, and participate fully in their communities.
  • Children with disabilities can achieve independence and make valuable contributions to society.




After High School All Disabilities Collaboration Disability Characteristics Dispute Resolution Early Childhood Early Intervention Elementary Evidence-Based Practice Federal Laws High School Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individualized Education Program (IEP) Middle School Parent/Family Preschool State/National Organizations Transition