04 Sep
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PEAL on PBS39!

Families and PEAL Staff talk about what families of students with disabilities and special healthcare needs are experiencing with distance learning and services amid the pandemic. Watch the interview here

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12 Mar
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PEAL’s Response to COVID-19

PEAL is making temporary changes (through at least April 30th) in order to follow guidance on slowing the spread of COVID 19.  We encourage others to do the same when possible.  Our plan prioritizes the safety of ourselves, our families and our communities while continuing to provide information, training and guidance to the families and […]

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06 Sep
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Resources for Parents & Families

Pennsylvania was one of three states to participate in an initiative sponsored by CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education. PEAL collaborated with the Office of Dispute Resolution’s (ODR) ConsultLine, HUNE, and Mission Empower to create resources that will help provide families access to special education information. Learn more below. PEAL Center […]

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24 May
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PEAL’s Parent Advisor Named Chair of the Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)

Philadelphia, PA — Diane Perry, PEAL’s Parent Advisor based in the Philadelphia Office, has been named the new Chair for the Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP). The SEAP is a panel that works to improve special education in Pennsylvania. Diane has been a key member of the education and advocacy communities for over 25 years. […]

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04 Apr
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PEAL Center Hosts Networking Dinner & Webinar Showing

April 4, 2018 — PEAL Center is hosting five networking dinners and webinar showings in April and May 2018. PEAL will be showing the Leadership is a Journey: A Series for Youth Self- Advocates webinar series from Family Voices: National Center for Family and Professional Partnerships and Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN). The webinars are […]

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07 Mar
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2018 Women’s Executive Leadership Event

Pittsburgh, PA: February 15, 2018 Jeannine H. Brinkley, Executive Director, PEAL Center attended the 2018 Women’s Executive Leadership Event “Own Your Success: Perspectives from Leading Women” at The River’s Club in Downtown Pittsburgh. The event was hosted by University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. The event was an opportunity to meet […]

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13 Dec
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Access & Success for All Eastern PA Conference

December 13, 2017 – Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center is pleased to announce our collaboration with Coatesville Area School District and The Arc of PA’s Include Me Initiative to bring you a one day conference in Eastern PA. Join us and learn about the ways that schools can increase learning for all students, […]

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