Tennessee's Early Intervention System is a voluntary educational program for families with children birth through age two with disabilities or developmental delays.
The principles of Early Intervention are to:
It is the parents who provide the real early intervention by creatively adapting their child care methods to facilitate the development of their child, while balancing the needs of the rest of the family.
Currently, there are no RFP's related to TEIS.
State of Tennessee
Department of Education
Division of School Readiness & Early Learning
Office of Early Childhood
7th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0380
For information regarding a child birth through two (2) years of age contact the Part C Coordinator: Linda.Hartbarger@tn.gov 615-253-5032
For information regarding a child three (3) to five (5) years old, contact the IDEA Preschool Coordinator: Melanie.Hatcher@tn.gov 615-532-7815
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