Chester County Intermediate Unit

Parent Mentor

Maryann Amici, 484-237-5123

The parent mentor provides directsupport to parents and assists districts in programming that meets theneeds of parents and students, including:
  • Parent consultation on special education regulation and rights
  • Training and support for parent networks
  • Consultation and training on IEP meetings and functional behavior assessments
  • Assistance with effective home-school partnerships
  • Customized training for parents and educators
  • Links to additional resources

About CCIU Parent Mentor Maryann Amici

  • B.S. in Elementary Education from St. Joseph University
  • M.Ed. in Instructional Systems (Program Design and Training) from Penn State University
  • Special Education certification from Immaculata University
  • Dually certified in elementary and special education K-12
  • Teaching experience K-8 and adults
  • Experience in all aspects of Instructional Design
  • 15 years experience providing Parent Consultation and Training
  • Parent of four children who have been through the education system, including:
    • One who received Multi-disability Support
    • One who received Emotional Support for two years
    • Two who received Gifted Support

Consulting, training, and workshops are offered at no charge to Chester County school districts through funding from IDEA.