Partners Resource Network is a non-profit agency that operates the Texas statewide network of Parent Training and Information Centers [PTI’s are funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)]. The PTI Projects are: PACT, PATHPEN, and TEAM.

We help parents to:

  • Understand their child’s disability;
  • Understand their rights and responsibilities under IDEA;
  • Obtain and evaluate resources and services;
  • Participate as team members with professionals in planning services for their children.

We offer:

  • Individual assistance over the phone and in-person to families who have questions about their child’s needs.
  • Workshops for parents and professionals take place on an ongoing basis throughout Texas.
  • Resources such as printed publications and online materials are available on a variety of relevant topics.

Keep In Touch

Partners Resource Network

Offices located in Lubbock, Houston, Austin, Dallas-Forth Worth, and El Paso
Phone 806.762.1434
Toll Free 1.877.762.1435

Executive Directors

Teresa Howell
Executive Director

Jon Howell

State Team

Kristina Henning
Director of Statewide Services

Marggiana Antunez
Translation Specialist

Chuck Noe
Education Specialist

Stephanie McLoughlin
Training & Evaluation Specialist

Zachary Hidalgo
Technology Specialist

Chelsea Rivas
Support Specialist

Brandye Brooks
Resource Specialist

Makenna Cowart
Resource Specialist

Upcoming Workshops & Events

ARD Process

May 25 @ 10:00 am CDT

Region 4b One-on-One IEP Clinic | Clinica de IEP

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT


May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT

Realities of Autism

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT