October 30, 2012
KINGSPORT – Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.
The information session will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. in the KCS Administrative Support Center Netherland Room, located at 400 Clinchfield Street, 2nd floor.
Kingsport City Schools assists in locating, identifying, evaluating, and serving all school-aged children who are home-schooled or attend private schools within the city limits and qualify for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act and Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Additionally, educators working in private schools attended by children who qualify for services under these two programs, Title I (Education for the disadvantaged), or Title II (Improving teacher quality) may also be eligible to receive some federal funding or services.
For more information, contact Child Find Coordinator Kathy Parham at (423) 378-2172, Director of Special Education Lenore Kilgore at (423) 378-2169, or Director of Federal Programs Dr. Lamar Smith at (423) 378-8598.