Korn Learning Assessment and Social Skills Center News

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences Announces $40 Million Fundraising Goal

T’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is kicking off a $40 million fundraising effort as part of UT’s Investing in the Journey to the Top 25 campaign. The college is celebrating the public phase of the campaign, which has raised $33 million to date, at tonight’s annual Educators Hall of Honor induction ceremony.

KLASS Center to Launch Postsecondary Autism Support Services Program

UT’s Korn Learning, Assessment, and Social Skills Center will soon accept applications for Postsecondary Autism Support Services, a new program developed to support the needs of UT students with autism spectrum disorders. The program will officially launch in fall 2017.

UT to Offer Summer Tutoring for Struggling Readers in Grades 3-5

East Tennessee third through fifth graders who are struggling in reading will have the chance to improve their skills through a free summer tutoring program offered by UT. The program, which is also a research project, is geared toward children who have completed grades three through five but are reading below grade level. To be eligible, children must have received free or reduced-price lunch during the 2012-2013 school year.

UT to Tutor Kids in Grades 1–6 in Reading, Math

A limited number of children in first through sixth grade who are struggling with math or reading may be eligible for academic tutoring this summer at UT Knoxville. The Korn Learning, Assessment, and Social Skills Center, in conjunction with UT’s Special Education and School Psychology programs, will offer tutoring services using scientifically validated intervention strategies.

Reading or Math Troubles? UT to Offer Tutoring for Kids in Grades 1–6

A limited number of children in first through sixth grade who are struggling with math or reading may be eligible for academic tutoring this summer at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The Korn Learning, Assessment, and Social Skills (KLASS) Center, in conjunction with UT’s special education program and school psychology programs, will be offering tutoring services using scientifically validated intervention strategies.

UT to Offer Post-Secondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism

College students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities and autism will soon have the chance to attend UT Knoxville. The new two-year vocational certificate program, set to begin in fall 2011, is being funded by a $321,683 grant from the Transition Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities, part of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education.