The Special Education Action Network of Tennessee

Welcome!  We're glad you found us. We are a growing group of advocates and family members in Tennessee who are working together in an effort to obtain the best possible education for our children.  The Special Education Action Network ( is a family-driven network of proactive families, individuals and organizations, working together to initiate, support and coordinate special education advocacy activities.

The website is a safe place where you can network with other families and advocates and access family-friendly information and resources.  We solemnly vow to maintain and nourish the sense of humor which helps us through the day. continues to evolve and as always, eagerly welcomes your participation and input.

Keep up to date with disability issues in Tennessee by Joining our listserv
People who Make a Difference
Carol Garrett, Marc Hayes, Chris Lynes, and Vicki Maddox-Educators
Upcoming events, workshops and SPAN-TN sponsored forums.
Nashville Community Parent Resource Center
A resource center that's committed to helping families of children with disabilities succeed.
Group of the Month
Overcomer's Ministry
The Arc
The Arc of Davidson County
State/Federal Gov./State Board of Ed./Metro Board of Ed.
Important Downloads

SPAN's response to Metro's Proposed Strategic Plan 2003
EDAC's response to Metro's Stratgic Plan

  • SPAN's Town Hall Meeting Report July 8, 2002
  • Links
    Links to websites we thought might be helpful to you.
    The Disability Coalition on Education has it's own website now.
    Articles of Interest
    Please visit our sponsor site, The Tennessee Family Pathfinder
    Tennessee Family Pathfinder
    No federal funds were used to support this website.
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