Statewide School Support



Statewide School Support Referral Form


Statewide School Support services, through Tennessee Schools for the Deaf (TSD), are provided to schools across the state at no cost through the Tennessee Department of Education. The TSD School Support team will schedule a consultation with any school at the request of a district or school leadership, direct service providers for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, classroom teachers, or parents. The mission of the Statewide School Support team is to provide collaborative support for the educational team in meeting the needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing in schools across Tennessee.

Access to the Statewide School Support authorization form:

Support services and resources provided to all districts in our state on an individual basis include, but are not limited to:
Instructional Support
  • Behavioral assessment / consultation
  • Classroom observation / consultation
  • Phone consultation
  • Program consultation
  • Resources and materials
  • Psycho-educational assessment
  • Professional development
  • Student observation
Educational Interpreting Support
  • Interpreter observation and feedback
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Resources and materials
  • Support professional collaboration in the workplace
  • TN Educational Interpreter Google sign up
Audiological Support
  • Comprehensive audiological evaluations
  • Auditory processing screening / evaluations
  • Classroom observation / consultation
  • FM / DM / remote mic technology consultation / loaner program
  • Professional development
School Support Team
Becky Candino
Becky Bradley Candino, Ed. S.
Outreach Supervisor
School Support Specialist,
Statewide Coordinator
Instructional Support
Danielle Petersen
Danielle Petersen, NIC-A
CSC in Educational Interpreting
TSD Interpreter
Educational Interpreting Support
Crista Froeling
Crista Froeling, Au.D., CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology
Special Schools Audiologist
Educational Audiological Support
Parent and Family Support
0-5 literacy and language logo
Birth to Five Language & Literacy services are provided by the Comprehensive Educational Resource Center (CERC) at Tennessee Schools for the Deaf. This outreach service is offered statewide at no charge to families, professionals, or programs. Events and training on a variety of tops are available across the state. 
Please visit Birth to Five Language & Literacy for more information.
K-12 Parent Outreach
Tennessee Schools for the Deaf K-12 Parent Outreach services provide families of students who are deaf and hard of hearing many resources to support school success.
Please visit K-12 Parent Outreach for more information.
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