Welcome! Parents Education Network (PEN) is a coalition of parents collaborating with educators, students and the community to empower and bring academic and life success to students with learning and attention differences.

Since 2003 PEN has become the Bay Area's premier grass roots resource for parents, professionals and students dealing with learning and attention issues. Read more...

PEN Los Angeles Event!
College Transition Strategies for Students with Learning Differences

North Hollywood
Fri Apr 10 | 10am - 12pm

Elizabeth Hamblet LDT-C, MS, Ed, MAT

Author, presenter and consultant Elizabeth Hamblet offers advice to parents of students making the leap to college based on her experiences  working on both ends of the transition as a high school special educator and a college level learning disabilities specialist.

EdRev 2015: April 25 - Register now!

Photo of Gavin Newsom with EdRev logoEdRev (Education Revolution) is a unique event, the largest annual gathering of students with learning and attention differences, and the parents and educators who support them. Visit EdRevSF.org for information.

EdRev 2015 will feature keynote speaker Gavin Newsom, Lt. Gov. of California, and take place on Saturday, April 25. Register now!

Local PEN Affiliates

PEN currently has Affiliates in Sacramento, Silicon Valley, and Phoenix, AZ. Please check out this video and contact us if you're interested in starting an Affiliate in your area.

Understood logo

Parents Education Network (PEN) and 14 other nonprofits have been developing a new digital destination for parents of children with learning and attention issues -- and it’s unlike anything available today.

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Parents Education Network (PEN), 6050 Geary Blvd., Ste. 101A, San Francisco, CA 94121    Phone: (415) 751-2237

PEN is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, federal tax ID# 43-2008436.

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