Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

TRIAD Administrators Academy - East Tennessee, Fall 2011

Date: October 19, 2011

Time: 8:30AM to 3:30PM

Location: Knoxville

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Description

Wednesday, October 19-Thursday, October 20, 2011

The Department of Education, Office of Special Education, in collaboration with the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, are pleased to announce this 2-day offering for administrators, which will take place in each region of the state. The training is open to fifteen participants in each session and is geared specifically toward building-level administrators (e.g., principals and assistant principals) for the purpose of providing information on best practices for students with autism so that administrators may evaluate programs and provide teacher, parent, and student support.

Topics will include:

  • Characteristics of autism and how they impact learning
  • Best practices and methodologies and how to evaluate teachers who use them
  • Hot topics in the field of autism
  • IEP development and making program decisions
  • The use of behavior support plans
  • Using available resources

Application deadline: September 30, 2011

Click here for complete information and to access the application form.

For more information, please contact Linda Copas with the Tennessee Department of Education via email or (615) 741-7790.

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