Become an Educational Surrogate Parent: Registration Open

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Become An Educational Surrogate Parent

April 21, 2023

9 am to 4 pm

at the University of Illinois Chicago



May 1, 2023

10:30 am to 5:30 pm

at the Waukegan Public Library


Family Matters is seeking volunteers in all counties of the state to act as Educational Surrogate Parents at IEP meetings for students with disabilities who are children in care of the state or who do not have a parent that can legally represent them at special education meetings.

April 21, 2023, 9 am to 4 pm

University of Illinois: Department of Disability and Human Development

1640 Roosevelt Road, room number 448

Chicago Illinois 60608

*Lunch will be on your own from 12-1*


May 1, 2023, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

Waukegan Public Library

128 North Court St

Waukegan, Illinois 60025

*Lunch will be on your own from 12-1*


Call Family Matters at 866-436-7842 for more registration details.