2014 CONFERENCE INFORMATION
The IDEA/ESEA Joint Conference (formerly SPED Conference) will be held February 11 – 13, 2014, at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
The conference theme, “All Means All” will focus on Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2), Common Core State Standards/ELA, and Best Practices for achieving success with all students.
Coming Soon – Registration and detailed conference information. Please register early as participant space is limited.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL TO PRESENT
IDEA/ESEA Conference (Formerly SPED Conference)
Would you like to share your success and strategies with other educators? We are looking for presenters who have documented success in the areas of RTI2, Common Core State Standards/ELA, and other best practices that meet the needs of all students. Click here, http://www.cvent.com/d/s4qj1w, to access a Request for Proposals form for the IDEA/ESEA Conference (formerly SPED) to be held on February 11,12, and 13, 2014 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. The deadline for submitting an RFP is November 29, 2013.
2013 Annual SPED Conference:
Monthly calls to special education supervisors present an opportunity for the department to share new information, reinforce current best practices, and provide a forum for special education supervisors to have a voice in a structured manner.
Memorandum - Memos from the Division of Special Education
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic-Tennessee Chapter (RFB&D) & Learning Through Listening- Are you, as a teacher, parent, or student dealing with issues of blindness, visual impairment, learning disability, or physical disability that hinder using standard textbooks? If so, read on and access the recommended links. RFB&D has, for more than 60 years, provided audio educational assistance to print-disabled students. That means students who are blind or visually impaired, or who have learning disabilities, or students with certain physical disabilities that hinder their ability to use standard print. RFB&D has more than 46,000 digitally recorded education titles covering all subjects, from Kindergarten through Graduate School. Schools or individuals can access the library through memberships and play our books through software, handheld or desktop CD players, and now even by downloading our books to portable media devices such as mp3 players. Independent research studies by major universities have documented significant improvements by students using RFB&D materials.
VSA Arts of Tennessee - VSA Arts of Tennessee is a statewide nonprofit organization with a mission to provide opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in and express themselves through the arts and arts education. We offer artist residencies, professional development for educators, competitions/scholarships in music and writing, exhibitions and performances.
Evaluation and Consultation Services - For Students With Severe or Complex Vision or Hearing Disabilities