Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD) Elise McMillan Appointed to Tennessee Special Education Advisory Council

April 21, 2008

Nashville Mayor, Karl Dean, named a 15-member Special Education Advisory Council and appointed Vanderbilt Kennedy UCEDD co-director, Elise McMillan, J.D., as co-chair. The Advisory Council's charge is to assess the strengths and weaknesses of existing programs and policies for students who are identified as qualifying for and receiving special education services through the Metro Nashville Public Schools. A first phase report will be given to the Mayor in July 2008. Vanderbilt Kennedy UCEDD trainee, Megan Griffin, M.A., also was appointed.

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