Events | 11/15/2019 - 11/14/2020

Sat 11/16/2019

Empowering Parents of Struggling Readers

Location: Various Locations
Time(s): 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM CT
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Join us in person or online for a day of information, support, and strategies to help your child within the school setting. While this event is parent focused, all are welcome to attend.


This collaborative event will offer information, strategies, and support to parents of children who struggle with reading. Keynote Speaker Bradley Rogers of the Gow School will share social and emotional strategies parents can use to help their child advocate for themselves within the school setting. MTSU Center for Dyslexia Assistant Director Erin Alexander will review the laws and procedures that apply to students with reading difficulties and share strategies to prepare parents to advocate on behalf of their child. IDA-TN Branch member Allison McAvoy will discuss appropriate accommodations for students who struggle to read and strategies children can use to advocate for themselves. MTSU Center for Dyslexia Assistant Director Melinda Hirschmann will provide an overview of Structured Literacy and why it is appropriate instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading. IDA-TN Branch President Carmen O'Connor will moderate a panel discussion about the information shared, and the panel will answer participant questions.

Date: November 16, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CST

Locations: 

  • MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN 
  • Bodine School, Germantown, TN
  • Peachtree Learning Center, Cookeville, TN
  • Jefferson City Public Library, Jefferson City, TN
  • Church of God Prophecy, Crab Orchard, TN    
  • Bearden United Methodist Church, Knoxville, TN
  • Attend Online  

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Tue 11/19/2019

Webinar Series: Families and Schools Together (FAST): Increasing Student Success Through Partnership

Location: Online
Time(s): 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Webinars

STEP-TN announces a new Webinar Series: Families and Schools Together (FAST): Increasing Student Success Through Partnership. The series consists of three webinars, each of which will be recorded and archived for those who are unable to attend.

All webinars are 12:30-1:30 p.m. EDT. Additional details are listed below.  

CLICK HERE to reserve your webinar seat  

  • October 22 - Identifying Each Student's Strengths and Needs

    Effectively communicating your child’s areas of strength and their unique needs sets the stage for children and youth with disabilities to be successful in school. STEP will provide tools families can use to provide important information about their child to teachers. These tools can also be used by teachers to gather this information from families.
  • November 19 - Hearing the Families' Voice - Parent Concerns as a Priority 

    Understanding the concerns of families related to the child’s education is an important part of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. This webinar will focus on how families can effectively share their concerns and also strategies for IEP teams to respond to parent concerns.
  • January 22 - Supporting Students in their Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

    Students with disabilities are to receive education in their least restrictive environment, which means that students should participate with their non-disabled peers to the greatest extent appropriate. This webinar will look at child, family, and curriculum considerations to consider as the IEP team discusses the individual needs of each child related to supports and services to ensure student success in their LRE.

Wed 11/20/2019

Relationship Between Language Acquisition and Theory of Mind Webinar

Location: Online
ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars


Sat 12/7/2019

East Tennessee Access-Life Christmas Jingle & Mingle

City: Jefferson City
County: Jefferson
Location: Jefferson City Christian Church, 1439 Hicks Road
Time(s): 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars


Wed 1/22/2020

Webinar Series: Families and Schools Together (FAST): Increasing Student Success Through Partnership

Location: Online
Time(s): 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Webinars

STEP-TN announces a new Webinar Series: Families and Schools Together (FAST): Increasing Student Success Through Partnership. The series consists of three webinars, each of which will be recorded and archived for those who are unable to attend.

All webinars are 12:30-1:30 p.m. EDT. Additional details are listed below.  

CLICK HERE to reserve your webinar seat  

  • October 22 - Identifying Each Student's Strengths and Needs

    Effectively communicating your child’s areas of strength and their unique needs sets the stage for children and youth with disabilities to be successful in school. STEP will provide tools families can use to provide important information about their child to teachers. These tools can also be used by teachers to gather this information from families.
  • November 19 - Hearing the Families' Voice - Parent Concerns as a Priority 

    Understanding the concerns of families related to the child’s education is an important part of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. This webinar will focus on how families can effectively share their concerns and also strategies for IEP teams to respond to parent concerns.
  • January 22 - Supporting Students in their Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

    Students with disabilities are to receive education in their least restrictive environment, which means that students should participate with their non-disabled peers to the greatest extent appropriate. This webinar will look at child, family, and curriculum considerations to consider as the IEP team discusses the individual needs of each child related to supports and services to ensure student success in their LRE.

Tue 2/11/2020

Hamilton County Information Exchange Sessions for Families, Caregivers, and Educators of Children and Youth with Disabilities

City: Chattanooga
County: Hamilton
Location: East Ridge Elementary, 1014 John Ross Road
Time(s): 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Workshops - East TN

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Tue 4/14/2020

Hamilton County Information Exchange Sessions for Families, Caregivers, and Educators of Children and Youth with Disabilities

City: Chattanooga
County: Hamilton
Location: Central High School, 5728 TN-58
Time(s): 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Workshops - East TN

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