STEP Services for TN Schools
STEP, Inc. Staff and Board Members Attend Regional Conference
Photo – Derek Flake, STEP West TN Regional
Coordinator, Marcaren Christian, Self-Advocate and STEP’s first Ex Officio
Youth Board Member, and Karen Jones, Parent and STEP Board Member leading a
session during the “Shared Outcomes Technical Assistance Center Conference” in
Charleston, South Carolina.
Several staff and board members of STEP
attended the “Shared Outcomes Technical Assistance Center Conference” in
Charleston, South Carolina on June 23-25, 2015.
This annual conference, required by the US
Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs for federally
funded Parent Centers, provides an opportunity for Parent Center staff to
increase their knowledge base and skill set to meet the training and
information needs of families and youth.
We also made an emotional visit to pay our
respects at Mother Emmanuel Church while in Charleston.
We shared our knowledge through presentations
at the conference and came back with all sorts of great information that we'll
be incorporating into workshops and other outlets this year. Click here to read more.
Read our 2014 Parent Manual and the Implementing Regulations.
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View Federal Register
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