Date: August 25, 2010
Time: 8:30AM to 3:30PM
The Department of Education, Division of Special Education, in collaboration with the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, would like to announce its 2010 training opportunity for Para-educators who work with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in the public schools. This 2-day training will take place in each grand region of the state and will be open to sixteen (16) trainees in each location. The workshop, conducted by TRIAD staff, will be geared specifically toward those para-educators who work with students with autism in grades K-12 and will cover topics including:
The training will provide opportunities for participants to: 1) practice techniques during hands-on activities, 2) create tasks and visual supports to take back to the classroom, and 3) problem-solve through challenges they face with particular students. Each participant will receive a certificate for completing the training.
Registration is free. To register for the workshop, please contact Linda Copas with the Tennessee Department of Education via email or (615) 741-7790.
Application Deadline: July 20, 2010.
For more information, visit:
The Tennessee Department of Education Training site.