Adverse Childhood Experiences
ACEs and Building Strong Brains Resources
Annual Education Training:
Join Education Consulted Jennifer Woods for this two-hour training to learn about:
Updates to graduation requirements as posted in TCA49-6-8303
Special Education updates
Policy 21.18 updates
ESSA/BID updates and procedures
Homeschool and private school requests
Follow up on new student management system (Skyward)
This training will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 10:00am-12:00pm Central/11:00am-1:00pm Eastern
The Office of Training and Professional Development offers learning opportunities to assist current adoptive, foster, and kinship parents in support their efforts to provide a safe, nurturing, loving environment for the children in their care.
We also provide pre-approval training for prospective foster parents, in partnership with Harmony Family Center and New Vision, Inc.
If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please visit Tennessee Fosters for more details. Potential foster parents are required to complete pre-approval training. Learn more about training requirements and view upcoming training groups.
If you are already a DCS Foster Parent, please see below for information and helpful training links just for you.
How to Become a Foster Parent
Minimum Requirements to Foster
About TN KEY
Inquiry and Calendars
TN KEY Videos