All children – whether in foster care or not – have a right to a free and appropriate public education. As a foster parent, you are a key part of the team that is instrumental in ensuring your children’s education is meeting their needs. Partnering with children’s social workers, teachers, and educational support staff can be daunting – not to mention all the ins and outs of 504’s and IEPs. Browse the resources below, and feel free to contact your DCF Educational Specialist for guidance.

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Foster Care and Education

Foster Parents, Youth, and Worker: Roles

Special Education: General

Education and Trauma