Parent Resource Center

  • The Parent Resource Center is located at the RCPS Central Office and has resources to help parents with resources for a wide variety of issues.  Materials are free to check out.  The PRC has varied hours when school is in session. Please contact the PRC Coordinator for an appointment.

    Virginia Family Special Education Connection


    Presented by PEATC in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).

    A FREE parent friendly 5-week self-paced online transition course

    It is never too early to start learning about students with disabilities transitioning to adulthood!

    It is never too early to begin taking steps to prepare for the future!


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  • Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Youth Leadership Academy

    Applications are due by March 27, 2020

    The application period for the 2020 Class of the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is now open! YLA is an exciting opportunity for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to participate in customized learning and fun through personal and career, advocacy, and leadership development activities - all especially designed for youth with disabilities.

    Delegates will learn directly from peer mentors and successful adult role models while they work on their own personal leadership plans, improve their communications skills, visit the state capitol, and have a chance to speak directly to state legislators and policymakers, and much more! This four-day intensive learning experience will take place on the Campus of Virginia State University from July 13-16, 2020.

    Best of all, all expenses are paid by the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities, including food and lodging!

    Only 25 students will be selected through a highly-competitive application process, but those lucky students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to develop themselves and make brand new lifelong friends!

    Click here to download your application.

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Contact Us

  • PRC Coordinator
    Brenda Hairston, MA/Reading Specialist
    (540) 562-3900, ext. 10296