October 1, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Montana Empowerment Center, Inc. Announces Award of Parent Training and Information Center Grants
Kalispell, MT – Montana Empowerment Center, Inc., (MEC) is happy to announce that it has been awarded the Parent Training and Information Center grant in Montana for an annual $200,000 for the next five years. The award was made by the U.S. Department of Education.
MEC’s mission is to empower, encourage and educate all Montana families. Their focus is families of children and young adults (birth to 26 years of age) with disabilities. In an environment of support, empowerment, hope and respect, MEC provides relevant information, training and resources. MEC enables and empowers parents and care providers to advocate and directly support their children and youth with disabilities.
MEC staff looks forward to developing partnerships with families of children, youth, and young adults with disabilities. Learn more about MEC at our website www.mtempowermentcenter.org and be sure to like MEC on Facebook!
The grant is funded by the Department of Education to promote effective education of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities by strengthening the role and responsibility of parents and ensuring they have meaningful opportunities to participate in their children’s education.