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“So, What’s Right About Chocolate?”

 SPAN’s Annual Women’s Forum

A Seminar for Women of all Ages and Stages

October 12, 2017

Cumberland Community College

Newark, New Jersey: The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) in collaboration with partners from Cumberland County Health Department and Inspira Health Network are holding a free women’s seminar on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9 am to 3 pm at Cumberland Community College, 3322 College

NJ Family Voices Coordinator Featured in National Campaign for Paid Family Leave!

Check out NJ Family Voices Coordinator Lauren Agoratus' story on how NJ paid family leave helped her family during their daughter's multiple health crises on the National Arc website at, on their You Tube channel (Paid Leave and Disability: One Family's Story) at, on their facebook page at, and on their Twitter feed at

NEW Guide for Developing Special Education Parent Advisory Groups

SPAN and the NJ Department of Education just launched a new resource, "Special Education Parent Advisory Groups in New Jersey:  A Guide to Developing and Running an Effective SEPAG."

The very teamwork and collaboration that are at the core of IDEA are also at the core of Special Education Advisory Group (SEPAG) development. SEPAGs engage parents, community leaders, and school district staff in collaborative teamwork to improve education, not only for those with disabilities, but for all children.

Is bullying an issue for your child?:

on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 06:27
71% (24 votes)
26% (9 votes)
I don't know
3% (1 vote)
Total votes: 34