Virginia Department of Education's Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC)

Welcome Back!

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Virginia Tech Elementary Education students exploring low-tech assistive technology tools.

The T/TAC at Virginia Tech would like to welcome all Region 6 and 7 Virginia educators, families, and students back for the 2019-20 school year.  We look forward to working with you to improve outcomes for students with disabilities through our consultative process, professional learning communities and events, lending library, resource linking, and networking.  We invite you to explore the opportunities available for you and we look forward to learning with you throughout the year.

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The T/TAC at Virginia Tech will be hosting a Sensory Professional Learning Day focusing on supporting students with deficits in one of more theses areas on September 25 in Wytheville.

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Registration for the Region 7 Peer 2 Peer Community of Practice is open! This collaborative CoP will focus on networking, problem solving, and coaching for teachers working with students with intensive support needs.

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The T/TAC at Virginia Tech will be hosting their Fall Assistive Technology Open House on November 15th from 10am-4pm. Educators, related service providers, students, and families are invited to visit with us and explore our library.

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We are building a regional network for principals and assistant principals to share experiences and resources focused on special education, where members guide the discussions and topics. Special Education administrators will also be valuable members in helping to promote seamless communication within their divisions. Opening opportunities to network are on October 2nd at the Roanoke Higher Ed Center and October 10th at the SW Virginia Higher Education Center from 9:00-1:00.  Please email Jennifer Baldwin (jebaldw3@vt.edu) or Helen Barrier (hbarrier@vt.edu) with quesitions or for more information.