IEA Information for Parents & Students
The Individualized Education Account (IEA) Program is a school choice program for eligible students with disabilities. The IEA Program gives parents and students access to public education funds to use on certain types of approved educational expenses that best meet their own unique needs.
The 2022-23 IEA Account Holder Handbook provides the most comprehensive information for parents about the IEA Program, including student eligibility, how to enroll a student in the IEA Program, the rights and responsibilities of account holders, how IEA funds can be used, and much more.
More information on the IEA Program can be found on the menu bar on the left side of the screen.
- See the IEA Resources webpage for resources for parents, including a list of resources for parents of students with disabilities.
- See the IEA Training webpage for training opportunities and recorded webinars specifically designed for parents interested in learning more about the IEA Program and current account holders.
- See the IEA Frequently Asked Questions webpage for answers to frequently asked questions.
If you are interested in applying to enroll your child in the IEA Program, please read the articles on the following webpages:
- Student Eligibility for the IEA Program
- Important Information to Consider Before Applying for the IEA Program
- Parent and Student Responsibilities
Parents can apply to enroll their child in the IEA Program following the instructions on the IEA Student Application & Renewal webpage.
If you have questions about the IEA Program and/or if you need accommodations to access IEA materials, please contact IEA.Questions@tn.gov.
To stay up-to-date on the IEA Program, you can sign-up to receive monthly email updates for the IEA Program here.
For additional support in reviewing all aspects of your Individualized Education Account Program options, contact the parent center in your region or local advocacy organization.