Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

The Volunteer Advocacy Project 2010 - Session 1

Date: September 11, 2010

Time: 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Location: Near Vanderbilt University, and by video conference in Johnson City, Martin, Chattanooga, Memphis, and Knoxville



  • Willing to attend all weekly sessions
  • Willing to shadow an advocate at a special education meeting
  • Willing to advocate for four families of children with disabilities

Training will cover:

  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • State law
  • No Child Left Behind
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Fall 2010 dates
(Saturdays, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. CST):

  • September 11, 2010
  • September 18, 2010
  • October 2, 2010
  • October 16, 2010
  • October 30, 2010
  • November 13, 2010

The training is held twice every year in multiple sites across the state.

Fee: $30

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