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Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)
The Exceptional Student Services Unit at CDE plans conferences throughout the year that are family-centered and designed to offer support, information, and education to parents and professionals who are Colorado residents. Click above on What, Why, Who, Where, or When, or click on the questions to the right in the navigation panel for more in-depth information.
Join us for a Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP) conference in 2024!
Winter PEP conference: Friday and Saturday, January 26-27, 2024 in Aurora. The hotel venue is pending.
Spring PEP conference: Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, 2024. Location and hotel venue are pending.
Apply at one of the links below:
In English: Registration for PEP Conferences for 2024
Please note on the application important changes as of October 2023 to the in-person PEP conferences:
- In-person PEP conferences will now be on a Friday and Saturday, rather than on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
- Lodging will be paid for by the Colorado Department of Education if a participant's commute is more than 50 miles to the hotel traveling one way (rather than 35 miles).
- Certificates will be issued for 15 hours for completing an in-person PEP conference in its entirety (rather than for 18 hours).
More Information about PEP
Family School Program Specialist
Email Pahmela Mendoza
David Ramer, Program Support Assistant
1560 Broadway, Suite 1100, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-866-6943, Fax: 303-866-6767
Email David Ramer
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