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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

Upper School History Department hosts Chick-fil-A Fundraiser on March 5th!

The Upper School History Department is hosting a community-wide Chick-fil-A Dinner Fundraiser on Thursday, March 5th, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Dining Hall to raise money for events and field trips. Plates will be $6 each and includes nuggets, chips, drink, and dessert! Please see the flyer attached for more information.

Come celebrate TSD's 175th anniversary with us on April 3-4!

Come one and come all to help us celebrate 175 years of Tennessee School for the Deaf on April 3-4! The 175th committee has a lot of fun events planned including the 175th BBQ Banquet, the "PAH!" Gala, and more. Please have your payments completed by March 6th, 2020 as payments will not be accepted at the door on the day of event. For more questions and information, please contact Anna Austin (a.austin@tsdeaf.org) and Penny Oaks (p.oaks@tsdeaf.org)

Annual TSD Youth Art Show Celebrates 175 Years

Please join TSD Knoxville’s Upper School Art students as they host the annual TSD Youth Art Show. This event is free and open to the public on March 12th from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Please contact Tina-Margaret Steele, tm.steele@tsdeaf.org, for more information.

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 at Partnership Services for Family, Children, and Adults in Chattanooga, TN on April 26, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM.

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