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2019 Unity Conference - Self Determination Empowers Success

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Tennessee School For the Blind

115 Stewarts Ferry Pike

Nashville, TN 37214

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The 2019 Unity Conference

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This annual event is designed to enrich the lives of children and students who are blind or visually impaired through the sharing of experience, knowledge and expertise of educators, administrators, parents and other interested parties across the state of Tennessee.

The 2019 Unity Conference will be held November 21-22, 2019 at the Tennessee School for the Blind. The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Mike Bina, former Superintendent, Maryland School for the Blind.

  • Pre-conference parent training will be available. Training will begin PROMPTLY at 8, 9, and 10 on Thursday morning. Preregistration is Required. If you are late for your scheduled parent training, it is likely that we will not be able to accommodate you in your request.
  • Pre-conference classroom tours/observations will be available. Tours/observations will begin PROMPTLY at 8, 9, and 10 on Thursday morning. Preregistration is Required . If you are late for your scheduled tour/observation, it is likely that we will not be able to accommodate you in your request. In consideration of our teachers, students, and other guests involved, early arrival ensures less disruption and quality class observation time.
  • Pre-conference Prison Braille Program (TNAMPs) Tours will be available. Preregistration is Required and CLOSED. We are no longer accepting registrations for the Pre-conference Prison Braille Program (TNAMPs) Tours. Tours will begin PROMPTLY at 8, 9, and 10 on Thursday morning at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution at 7475 Cockrill Bend Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209. Meet at the prison for the tour. Early arrival ensures time to allow to go thru security. If you are late you will be unable to tour. The only thing you can take in the prison with you is your keys and driver's license or state ID. You are not allowed to take in an apple or smart watch.
  • Do not duplicate registration time frames, only register for one pre-conference event for 8 am, 9 am and 10 am.

There will be limited lodging available on campus.

**ACVREP and PLU credits will be available.

**The agenda and updates will be forthcoming!

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