Statewide Projects

Parent Training and Information Center (PTIC)

This project provides services to families throughout the state of Wisconsin. A 5-year US Department of Education grant has funded the Center since 2001. The grant supports families and others with training, information and referral, and individual assistance related to children with disabilities and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Click to see a detailed description of our PTIC services.

WI Special Education Mediation System (WSEMS)

The WI Special Education Mediation System is a collaborative effort between: WI FACETS (representing parent perspective), CESA #7 (representing school perspective), Nina Meierding (representing mediator perspective), and Burns Mediation Services (providing intake and system administration) funded since 1996 by a WI Dept. of Public Instruction discretionary grant to administer the state’s system of dispute resolution for special education. WI FACETS provides outreach training and information about mediation, facilitated IEPs and facilitated resolution meetings.

WI Special Education Mediation System (WSEMS) website

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