Increasing Academic Engagement for All: High-Quality Education

Are you seeking strategies and knowledge to improve your ability to provide academic instruction to students with ASD and other disabilities? “Increasing Academic Engagement for All: High-Quality Education” is a one-day workshop that highlights best practices in instructional design and delivery. The workshop includes various routines for teaching reading, writing, and math. The workship will be held in Knoxville on April 2 from 8:30 to 3:30.

Participant Requirements
  1. Teach reading, writing, and/or math to students in kindergarten through eighth grade
  2. Attend the in-person workshop for the full day (8:30-3:30)
Training Topics
  • Best practices for academic instruction
  • Routines and supports for teaching core academic areas
  • The gradual release model
  • Appropriate learning targets and corresponding instructional materials
Workshop Format
  • Large group instruction, modeling, and discussion
  • Small group application
  • Individualized goals and action plans
Proof of Attendance Attendees will receive 6 hours of professional development hours for attending. Participants must attend the full day to receive the 6 professional development hours.

Please email with questions.

Sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education, through the Tennessee Technical Assistance Network (TN-TAN) and available at no cost to LEAs in Tennessee.

TRIAD is a proud member of the Tennessee Technical Assistance Network (TN-TAN) through the Tennessee Department of Education. TRIAD, the autism institute at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, provides training, consultation, and coaching services for supporting educators and developing school and system-wide supports to address needs specific to autistic students, Pre-K-12.

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