Chelsea Anderson is the parent of three students in the Cobb County School District, including one daughter receiving special education services. Her special education experience began when her daughter was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of three. Chelsea has navigated her daughter’s education from preschool through elementary school. Being a parent of children with different ages and abilities, she brings many different insights to the position. Chelsea joined the parent mentor team in October of 2023; she looks forward to helping parents on their journey through special education.
Stacy Greene is the parent of an ASD young adult who began his education in Cobb’s Special Needs Preschool Program, made several transitions through Cobb schools, and graduated in 2017. Her son has earned several college credits and participated in Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation programs; he is currently employed full-time. Stacy began serving as Special Education Parent Mentor in February 2016 and is excited to serve as a resource for families of children with special needs on their journey through Special Education.
Cobb’s Special Education Parent Mentors enhance communication between parents and educators, ultimately leading to greater success for students with disabilities. The goal of the Parent Mentors is to help parents understand their role in their children’s education and to provide guidance and resources to help them navigate the Special Education process.
As parents of students with disabilities, Cobb’s Special Education Parent Mentors provide resources to families of children with special needs while helping them navigate Special Education. As mentors, they are part of the broader Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership, whose mission is: “Building collaboration and communication between families and educators ultimately leads to greater success for children with disabilities.”
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