Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers (RPTACs)

The Regional PTACs help OSEP’s funded network of Parent Centers address administrative/management challenges and increase their capacities to provide information and training to families of children with disabilities.  This resource takes you to the Center for Parent Information & Resources site where you can find more information about the four Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers.

Some of the Technical Assistance (TA) Services RPTACs provide to Parent Centers include:

  • One-to-one consultations 
  • Training/Webinars 
  • Training for non-profit board training members 
  • Help with needs assessment 
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring 
  • TA using technology to enhance programs and services 
  • Regional meetings and conferences 
  • Site visits  
  • Non-profit management tools 
  • Newsletters  
  • Family- and Youth-centered service strategies

Director(s): Carolyn Hayer, Director

TA Providers Email:

Specialty Area

  • Parents, Families, & Youth

Primary Audience

  • Administrators
  • State Education Agencies


  • Consulting
  • Content Expertise



All States

Level of Support


Additional Information