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100 Berryhill Drive, Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 423-5705 
West Tennessee School for the Deaf (WTSD), located in Jackson, TN, is a state school that offers a comprehensive education to meet the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students Preschool (ages 3-5) - 6th grade. At WTSD, we strive to provide a language rich environment using both sign language and English, and educational experiences that develop skills and knowledge that our students need to be successful members in their communities. The field of education is constantly evolving, and we strive to adapt and equip our faculty with the necessary resources they need to provide students with the skills they need.
In addition to providing preschool through sixth grade educational experiences, WTSD also offers specialist in deaf education, audiology, and speech and language. Our school also focuses on positive behavior. Our students make a promise each morning to be RESPONSIBLE, RESPECTFUL, and COOPERATIVE by meeting positive behavioral expectations in all areas of the school. As a result, our school has a climate in which appropriate behavior is the norm, and students are rewarded as these behaviors are observed.
Our school is served by dedicated men and women who are committed to providing all our children with an exceptional education in a safe, secure, and healthy environment. 
Congratulations to WTSD for being selected as a Model of Demonstration (MOD) School—Bronze Level for Response to Instruction and Intervention for Behavior (RTI2-B)! This recognition is based on the school’s partnership with the Tennessee Behavior Supports Project during the 2020-2021 school year. MOD Schools, like WTSD, are implementing RTI2-B with high fidelity and have applied this framework to improve their school climate and culture, student engagement, and school connectedness.
Thank you to Veronica MacDonald and the RTI2-B committee for your dedication and commitment to supporting positive behaviors and engagement with all students, staff, and families.



TSD Statewide School Support "Connecting Deaf Education Professionals Across Tennessee" Webinar - November 17th Featured Photo

TSD Statewide School Support "Connecting Deaf Education Professionals Across Tennessee" Webinar - November 17th

Families, please join the TSD Statewide School Support on November 17th at 6:00 - 7:30 pm EST / 5:00 - 6:30 pm CST for the Connecting Deaf Professionals Across Tennessee Webinar with special guests from TSD's Comprehensive Educational Resource Center, Briella Diaz; Tracy Duncan; Connie Robinson; Tracy Duncan, who will discuss "The Importance of Early Language Acquisition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children". If you did not receive an email with the Zoom link, please contact Becky Candino [email protected] We hope to see you there!

PTCA Membership Meeting; Pancake & Sausage Event

PTCA Membership Meeting:
You are invited to attend PTCA of TSD next week, November 14th, on Zoom. This is a great opportunity to bring families, staff, and community together from all 3 campuses. Bring your ideas, suggestions, and enthusiasm for supporting our amazing kids! ASL/English interpreting will be provided. Please email if you have additional accessibility needs.

Pancake & Sausage Event
Pancake and Sausage is back! Come to the TSD Knoxville campus on November 18th to eat, socialize, and support our PTCA of TSD organization. See you there!

Reunión de miembros de PTCA:
Está invitado a asistir a la PTCA de TSD la próxima semana, 14 de noviembre, en Zoom. Esta es una gran oportunidad para reunir a las familias, el personal y la comunidad de los 3 campus. ¡Trae tus ideas, sugerencias y entusiasmo para apoyar a nuestros increíbles niños! Se proporcionará interpretación de ASL/inglés. Envíe un correo electrónico si tiene necesidades adicionales de accesibilidad.

Evento de panqueques y salchichas
¡Pancake and Sausage está de regreso! Venga al campus de TSD Knoxville el 18 de noviembre para comer, socializar y apoyar a nuestra organización PTCA de TSD. ¡Te veo allí!

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