The PEN Project will host a free communications workshop for parents of children with special needs living in Region 15.  The event will be this Thursday from Noon until 1 at the Stephens Central Library – Community Room located at 33 W Beauregard.

Parents are invited to learn tips to improve their communications skills during your next ARD meeting.  Great communication can yield positive results.

Attendees are welcome to bring a bag lunch and a friend.  For more information, contact Jennifer Pittman, Regional Coordinator, at (704) 408-4386 or

As a federally funded project of The Partners Resource Network, The PEN Project help parents be effective, equal partners with professionals in the education of their child with disabilities.  Visit for more information.