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Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)

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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 on the boxes above or view the FAQs about PEP for more in-depth information.

All eligible Colorado Parents, Families, and Professionals, please join us in Grand Junction on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 27, 28, and 29, 2023 for the in-person spring PEP conference!

If you registered for the spring conference already--or if you moved from the winter conference to the spring conference--we have your application and you will receive an email shortly that invites you to confirm to attend.

If you have not already registered, please click on the link below and submit a registration, and you will receive a response within the week.

DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Junction

743 Horizon Drive

Grand Junction, CO 81506

April 27-29, 2023

Registration Link (one per person please)



More Information about PEP

Pahmela Mendoza
Family School Program Specialist
Phone: 720-237-4600
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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