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It’s Back to School: Where’s PEAK this Fall?

While the days are long and hot, the beginning of the school year is just around the corner! As exciting as the beginning of the year is, it can also be stressful for both parents and children. Whether you need planning or advocacy advice for transitions, tips and tricks for behavior, or information about IEPs, PEAK is here to help! From planning for smooth transitions between grades or schools to navigating the IEP, PEAK is offering a handful of FREERead more
September 19, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

The Arc of Pueblo 

2705 Vinewood Lane

Pueblo, CO 81005

Join PEAK Parent Center at this workshop and get answers to these questions and more:

September 25, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

The Arc of Pikes Peak 

10 North Meade Ave

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Join PEAK Parent Center at this workshop and get answers to these questions and more:

An Interview by Alison Baird This time of year brings many calls to our parent advisor line at PEAK. The vast majority of issues are on one topic: behavior. Today we bring you an interview with Parent Advisor Shirley Swope on what happens after the excitement of the new school year dies with suggestions on how you can best support your child or student. What is the honeymoon period in schools? “In education, the honeymoon period begins when school startsRead more
March 4, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:30pm

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

1550 Court Place

Denver, CO 80202

Kiki McGough (Catholic Charities, Denver, CO) and Missy Sieders (PEAK Parent Center, Colorado Springs, CO) are presenting a 4 hour session on Satur

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

October is bullying prevention awareness month.

Publisher: 
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning at Vanderbilt University

"Young children can learn how to do simple daily self-help activities—they just need to be taught what to do."

PEAK's 2015 Conference on Inclusive Education was a huge success, and two of PEAK's Parent Advisors, Shirley Swope and Missy Sieders, had the following lessons and reflections to share with you! Lessons and reflections from Missy Sieders There are so many things I love about working as a Parent Advisor at PEAK. Talking with parents and helping families advocate for their children so they can realize their dreams despite the challenges they face is very rewarding. Seeing the "A-ha’s," onRead more

Questioning Removal, Rejection and Exclusion

By Guest Author Paula Kluth This article is from the website of Dr. Paula Kluth. It, along with many others on inclusive schooling, differentiated instruction, and literacy can be found at www.PaulaKluth.com . Visit now to read her Tip of the Day, read dozens of free articles, and learn more about supporting diverse learners in K-12 classrooms! I was visiting an elementary school when I passed a little boy sitting on the floor in the hallway crying and sucking onRead more

Ask A Parent Advisor Video!

Charter Schools, Challenging Behavior, and Early Childhood and Preschool! We decided to change things up in our Ask A Parent Advisor column and are excited to bring you this video featuring Shirley Swope, a Parent Advisor here at PEAK Parent Center! We hope you enjoy this video , where Shirley fields questions from families across Colorado on these topics: Charter schools and students with disabilities, Challenging behavior, and Early Childhood and Preschool! Be sure to check out the links toRead more

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