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School Family Community Engagement

Region 5 ESC is committed to ensuring that parents of students with disabilities receive accurate and timely information to assist them in making informed choices in their child’s education through training opportunities, collaboration with other parent training organizations, and technical assistance to parents and school districts. 



Surrogate and Foster Parent Training


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To serve as a surrogate or foster parent of a student receiving special education services, an individual must meet several criteria, one of which is to complete a training that has been identified to meet the minimal standards established by the Texas Education Agency.

Special Education Quick Links

Team Members

Lauren Peet

Program Coordinator