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Special Education Timelines – “Learn 5 Things You Can COUNT On”

September 22, 2020

Watch this video on “Special Education Timelines” and learn 5 things you can COUNT on regarding your school’s obligation to…

Parenting Virtual Students

September 13, 2020

Want to learn more about how to support your child’s learning online? Follow this link to read the “Parenting Virtual…

Facebook Live with HOLA Lakeway and STEP

September 3, 2020

STEP continues to connect with our multi-cultural families with information about special education. Below is the recording from Sept. 3,…

Special Education Directors Update August 2020

August 31, 2020

The latest Special Education Directors Update is out from the Tennessee Department of Education. In this issue: Dates to Remember Highlights…

Upcoming Events

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2020

The Volunteer Advocacy Project 2020

A training program for individuals who are willing to become advocates for families navigating the special education process. TRAINING WILL…

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Online

05

Oct

2020

The Volunteer Advocacy Project 2020

A training program for individuals who are willing to become advocates for families navigating the special education process. TRAINING WILL…

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Online

12

Oct

2020

The Volunteer Advocacy Project 2020

A training program for individuals who are willing to become advocates for families navigating the special education process. TRAINING WILL…

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Online

13

Oct

2020

Transition Tennessee Virtual Transition Fair: College Application Supports

On Tuesday, October 13 from 5:30-7:00 pm CDT, TransitionTN is hosting a Virtual Transition Fair. This fair will cover college application…

  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Online
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