Welcome to the SPDG Early Childhood Website!

Early Childhood Welcome

The 17 districts participating in the TN State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) Early Childhood Initiative receive high quality training to:

  1. Increase inclusion for children ages 3-5 with disabilities
  2. Improve classroom quality for children ages 3-5 with disabilities

Please explore the information, resources, and contacts on these pages and let us know about your own efforts in using SPDG resources to enhance early childhood learning in your schools. For further information, you can email the Director of SPDG Early Childhood, Gary Smith: Gary.x.Smith@tn.gov.