Parent Community Resource Center

Parent Community Resource Center

Edison Staff Development Center
157 2nd Ave.
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone:  304-348-7715
Fax:  304-205-6048


Parent Coordinators

Sheila Harper

Samantha Perna

Marilyn Wolfingbarger Nichols

PCRC Educator

Lisa Lusk


Marianne LeDonne

What Does PCRC Provide?


  • All general information about Kanawha County Schools
  • Parent and Student’s Educational Rights and Responsibilities
  • Community services available to children with/without special education needs
  • Information on SAT (Student Assistance Team), 504, IEP’s, Title I and Transitioning from WV Birth to Three into the KCS School System


  • Individual assistance with issues pertaining to your child’s education
  • Current list of tutors available 
  • Can attend any and all meetings for students including but not limited to SAT, IEP or 504 meeting at parent’s request
  • Assist in applying for Adult Guardianship
  • Assist and provide information about Title XIX I/DD waiver program


  • Understanding Special Education (U.S.E.) Focuses on the parent’s role as a team member in the special education process
  • HOME Tips Focuses on useful tips and information to Help, Organize, Manage and Enjoy homework time
  • Cyber Safety Focuses on the dangers and consequences of students sexting/texting and internet predators
  • Living with 10-15 year olds
  • Parenting Children and Teens with ADHD
  • Tips for Handling Problem Behaviors


Assist families with their child’s transition: Preschool to Kindergarten, Elementary to Middle School and High School to Adult Life

Help with transition planning: Life after high school (school to work programs, school to college, etc.)