Rene Averitt-Sanzone

Presentation topic: Transitioning Out of School - Breath! It will be OK!


Rene Averitt-Sanzone is the Executive Director at The Parents’ Place of Maryland since June of 2017 and prior to that she worked as the Regional Technical Assistance Co-Director for the OSEP funded parent centers in the mid-south region. She has held a variety of roles in the field of special education – Parent Educator, Early Childhood Behavior Specialist, Evaluator, and Charter School Administrator. Rene has a undergraduate degree in Psychology and a masters in Organizational Change Management. She is the parent of two grown daughters who are deaf so she is no stranger to transition.