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Our mission at Tennessee Schools for the Deaf is to empower students, families, and stakeholders through education, advocacy, and community.

Recent News

Family ASL Class Kicking off September 10th!

The Parent Outreach K-12 Program encourages all parents and family of deaf / hard of hearing children to participate in Family ASL Classes beginning on September 10th from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Come and receive information about class levels, placement and childcare. Experience in ASL or no experience, all family members are welcomed!

Dr. Wyatte Hall - "The Hidden Social Epidemic of Language Deprivation"

The Department of Instruction presents guest speaker Dr. Wyatte Hall, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center, to discuss "The Hidden Social Epidemic of Language Deprivation". This event will be held at TSD Knoxville's Ward Building Auditorium on August 30, 2019. All educators, parents and stakeholders are welcome!

Introducing the Raptor Visitor Management System!

TSD is pleased to announce that we are using the Raptor Visitor Management System to strengthen our program of campus safety for students and faculty. The Raptor system will enable us to screen visitors, contractors, and volunteers in our schools and provide a safer environment for everyone.

Ready, Set, Learn!

Join the Birth-5 Parent Outreach team and other families for a two-hour, hands-on workshop: "Transportation Unit". In addition, you will have the opportunity to talk with Teachers of the Deaf about your specific concerns. Ready, Set, Learn! will take place in Chattanooga, TN on September 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

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