Fun Fact #21:
SPAN LEADS in Leadership Development!
SPAN helps parents and professionals alike become
leaders and systems change advocates in their schools
and communities at the national and state levels.
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Just a few of the leadership projects SPAN is involved in include:

Over the course of the 2016-2017 project year, SPAN provided leadership development training to 2,279 NJ families and youth. Almost 300 parents of young children participating on New Jersey's County Councils for Young Children were trained in Serving on Groups and the Collaborative Action Team toolkit, while almost 1,150 parents received training and support to serve on district Special Education Parent Advisory Groups (SEPAGs).
´╗┐SPAN's ability to "lead in leadership" is due in major part to your donations. We are grateful to those who give, leading in generosity and enabling us to continue to teach our parents and professionals leadership and advocacy.

With deepest gratitude,
Diana Autin & Debra Jennings
Co-Executive Directors
SPAN is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on funds from a variety of grants and also from people like you--our partners and parents, our families and friends. Help SPAN reach even more families in the next 30 years and beyond! 

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