Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

2-Day Workshop: Autism Training for Para-Educators


Date: October 15, 2008

Time: 8:00AM to 9:00AM

Location: West Tennessee School for the Deaf, 100 Berryhill Drive, Jackson TN 38301 Conference Room



Oct. 15-16

The Tennessee Department of Education, Division of Special Education, in collaboration with TRIAD of Vanderbilt University, would like to announce its 2008 training opportunity for Para-Educators who work with students with autism in the public schools.

This two-day training will be geared specifically toward those para-educators who work with students with autism in grades K-12 and will cover topics including: characteristics of autism, behavior management principles, instructional strategies and integrating different methodologies.

To apply for the workshop, please contact Linda Copas with the Tennessee Department of Education at or 615-741-7790.