Parent Education Network

Parent Education Network Bios

Outreach Parent Liaisons are available in different communities around Wyoming to:

  • Provide technical assistance to schools at various levels of intensity.
  • Offer workshops to parent groups and schools on educational topics such as standards and strategies for increasing parent engagement.
  • Work with parent teacher groups on activities that help link what is happening at school to the learning at home.
  • Meet with community groups to encourage a greater understanding of the role families play in their child’s education.
  • Provide a voice for families in the communities and schools that they serve.

Contact the Outreach Parent Liaison in your area.

Terri Dawson

Terri Dawson, PHP Executive Director

tdawson@wpic.org

BS Social Work-- University of Wyoming, MPA-- University of Wyoming

Terri Dawson has been the Executive Director of Parents Helping Parents of WY, Inc. since it's inception in 1991. She directs both the Parent Information Center and the Parent Education Network from the central office in Buffalo. She and her husband are the parents of three young adults-- their middle child, Ted, has Down Syndrome. At 23 years old, Ted moved out and has since been living independently with supports, in his own single apartment, and has full time employment.

Terri has been actively involved in Special Education and parent involvement in education for the past twenty years. She speaks on parents rights and perspectives on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act around Wyoming and the nation. She is passionate about positive parent involvement in schools and working together to make a difference for ALL children.

Natalie Pique

Natalie Pique, Family School Partnership Liaison for Natrona Co

npique@wpen.net

BA Psychology-- University of Wyoming

Natalie works with Title 1 schools in Natrona County to help improve family engagement that will lead to academic success for all children. Natalie has been actively involved in Natrona County School District as a substitute teacher, PTA/PTO member and officer, and volunteering in the schools and classrooms that both of her children attend. She has experience working with students and families in the community and schools in Casper. She and her husband have lived in Casper for the past 9 years with their two boys.

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What is PHP of Wyoming, Inc.?

Parents Helping Parents of Wyoming, Inc is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1990. Governed by a board of directors, the majority who are parents or family members of children with disabilities, PHP 's mission is to help families become more active in their children’s learning and education, to serve and support children with and without disabilities through advocacy, education, and referral.

PHP of WY is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Your donation is tax deductible.

Parent Education Network
500 W. Lott Street Suite A,
Buffalo, WY 82834
(307) 684-2277

Funded by a discretionary grant from the US Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, as a Parent Information and Resource Center (PIRC)

Last updated 2012 © Parent Education Network, a projects of Parents Helping Parents of Wyoming, Inc.