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Region 6 PTAC at Matrix

Through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center  serves as the Regional Parent Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) in the western region of the United States, as well as free associations and federal territories in the outlying areas of the Pacific Basin.

Our Parent Centers

The outlying areas of the Pacific Basin, and the Freely Associated States

Region 6 Staff

Nora Thompson
Executive Director/

Region 6 TA Director
Deborah Daniels-Smith
Region 6 TA Coordinator
Tony Darren
Region 6 TA Coordinator

Contact Us

Region 6 PTAC @
Matrix Parent Network
and Resource Center

94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA 94949

Phone: (415) 884-3535
Fax: (415) 884-3555

Our Services

  • Resources about the specific needs of parents and families, as well as best practices in working with them
  • Trusted resources about Education and Disability relevant to the needs of Parent Centers within Region 6:
    • Family Engagement
    • Self Advocacy
    • Sibling Support
  • Nonprofit Management Resources:
    • General Nonprofit Management
    • Board Governance
    • Development and Fundraising
    • Evaluation and Performance Measurement/Management
    • Marketing
    • Technology