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Family Engagement Series: 

Overview of the Special Education Process and the supports available to parents

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. – Live virtual session via Zoom

This Family Engagement Series is open to all families of Prince William  County Public Schools.

Join us on December 14, 2021, to learn what to do if you suspect your child has a disability or if you have questions about your child's Individualized Education Program (IEP). We will also share information about the different programs within special education and the resources and supports available to parents. Links and resources will be provided.

Presenter for this session:

Dr. Michelle Roper, director of the Special Education Department.

Dr. Roper holds a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in special education and applied behavior analysis from George Mason University. She is the 2020 recipient of the Virginia Council of Administrators of Special Education (VCASE) Mary Lou Wall Award of Excellence. Dr. Roper was recognized for her transformative leadership, which has deeply impacted students, faculty, and staff in PWCS. The award honors her courage and proficiency in support of excellence in special educational services.


December 14 - 7 p.m. Virtual Session

Register for Session

Need accommodations for the virtual session?


Are you looking for ways to support your child during these unprecedented times?

Take a look at some suggested resources  available to you and your family.

Watch a video to learn about Available Supports for Families


Parents as Educational Partners Sessions

Our Division  offers sessions to help families acclimate themselves with the US educational system. The Parents as Educational Partners  programs (PEP) are available at many schools and at our Global Welcome Centers in both Woodbridge and Manassas. 

The PEP program includes:

  • Orientation to PWCS
  • School Procedures Information
  • Initiatives to Promote Healthy Youth
  • Rosetta Stone Learning
  • And More!


For additional information and to register, contact Caroline Amin, the Bilingual Parent Liaison, at 571-374-6813 or email at