News & Announcements

Aspen Training on Zoom - August 20th

Parents & Guardians of TSD Knoxville, TSD Nashville, and WTSD -

Please join us on Thursday, August 20th from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET / 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CT for Aspen training on Zoom. We plan to cover basic Aspen navigation including finding schedules, grades, and assignments. Additionally, we will locate IEP documents for downloading and review.

* Please check your email for the Zoom link. If you did not receive an email, please email

TSD Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement

Tennessee School for the Deaf, Knoxville will host the Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement on Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST (6:00-7:00 pm CST).

Commencement Speaker: Christopher D. Johnson, M.A.

*The Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement will be streamed live on the Tennessee Schools for the Deaf Facebook page.

TSD Knoxville - School Opening Delay Announcement 8/6/2020

Superintendent Dr. Vicki Kirk has announced that TSD Knoxville will delay school opening until Monday, August 17, 2020. More information is available on the TSD COVID-19 Superintendent's Messages webpage. (English and Espanol versions of the letter and ASL version)

TSD's Reopening Schools - Guidance Document posted

Tennessee Schools for the Deaf (all campuses) is preparing for the re-opening of schools for the 2020-2021 school year following the planned calendar dates for each campus. After receiving feedback from staff and parents/families, the final "Reopening Schools - A Guidance Document for Tennessee Schools for the Deaf" has been posted and is available on the TSD COVID-19 webpage (7/29/2020).

TSD Schools (all campuses) Virtual Learning Plan In Response to COVID-19

For the 2020-21 school year, Tennessee Schools for the Deaf (TSD) families have the option to attend their designated state special school for the deaf campus or participate in virtual learning through their designated campus location. With either option, all students are expected to maintain sufficient academic progress. This document provides an outline of the procedures and expectations for families and students who chose to enroll in TSD’s Virtual Learning Plan (VLP).

Parents interested in enrolling their student in the VLP should review the Virtual Learning Plan and submit the Virtual Learning Plan Application - due Friday, July 24, 2020 - 11:59 pm.
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