Two Opportunities to Meet with Hamilton County Department of Education!

  • January 28, 2020

This spring, join Disability Rights Tennessee and STEP, Inc for two Information Exchange Sessions. Families, caregivers, and educators of children and youth with disabilities are invited to hear directly from the Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) about their vision and services for students with disabilities in the county. Ample question and answer time will be provided for you to speak directly with HCDE representatives.

Join us!

Two dates will be offered. You are invited to attend one or both.

Tuesday, March 10  Tuesday, April 14
5:30 - 8:30 pm EST 5:30 - 8:30 pm EST
East Ridge Elementary Central High School
1014 John Ross Road 5728 TN-58
East Ridge, TN 37412 Harrison, TN 37341


Both sessions will address:

  • HCDE Vision and Updates from Dr. Justin Robertson, Chief Schools Officer and Garfield Adams, Director of Exceptional Education
  • Services and supports for students with disabilities in Hamilton County schools 
  • Questions and Answer Time with HCDE leadership and exceptional education team 
  • Tools and strategies you can use on topics such as inclusion, behavioral supports, life after high school, student progress, and much more!


  • 5:30 – 6:00 Light Supper and Table Talk
  • 6:00 – 7:30 Information & Interaction
  • 7:30 – 8:30 Dessert & One-On-One Discussions with Presenters


Not in Hamilton County? Check out our special education resources or contact us for help

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

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