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Access ETSU

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    PRESENTER: Dawn Rowe


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    Dawn Rowe

Arc Washington County

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    PRESENTER: Maleesa Fleenor


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    Support Coordinators:

    • Megan Buckles - EMail: megan@arcwc.org
      • Washington, Carter, and Johnson Counties
    • Joanna Staley - EMail: joanna@arcwc.org
      • Unicoi, Hancock, Hawkins, and Sullivan Counties

Empower Tennessee

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    PRESENTER: Brandon Brown


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    Empower Tennessee
    Gina Lynette, Associate Director

Employment and Community First CHOICES (ECF)

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    PRESENTER: Kristen Calloway


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    3 Managed Care Organizations:

    • Blue Care: Kristen Calloway (Email: Kristen_calloway@bcbst.com)
    • Amerigroup: Judy Pate (EMail: Judy.pate@amerigroup.com)
    • United Health Care: Conya Mull (EMail: Conya_L_Mull@uhc.com)

ETSU Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic

Katie Beckett Waiver/Family Voices

Northeast State Community College Accessibility Services

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    PRESENTER: Kelly Mitchell


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    Director: Denise Walker

    • dpwalker@NortheastState.edu
    • 423.323.0211

    Coordinator: Kelly Mitchell 

    • kbmitchell@NortheastState.edu
    • 423.279.7640

    Secretary: Heather Harvey

    • hnharvey@NortheastState.edu
    • 423.279.7640

STEP, Inc. - Tennessee’s Parent Training and Information Center

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    PRESENTER: Joey Ellis


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    Director of East TN Services
    Name: Beth Smith
    Phone: (423) 639-0125 ext. 204
    Phone: (423) 638-5819
    Email: beth.smith@tnstep.org

    Family & Youth Educator and Mentor/Post-Secondary Transition Specialist
    Name: Joey Ellis
    Direct Line: (615) 682-3120
    Cell: (615) 693-2547
    Office: (423) 639-0125 ext. 209 or (615) 463-2310
    Email: joey.ellis@tnstep.org

    STEP Information for Media Flyer

    STEP Transition Resources and Links

Transition School to Work - State of Tennessee

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    PRESENTER: Jeremy May


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    Jeremy May
    Washington County TSW Coordinator
    EMail: mayj@wcde.org

Vocational Rehabilitation - Dept. of Human Services

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    PRESENTER: Mark Henry


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    Mark Henry
    Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

    Tennessee Vocational Rehabilitation Region 1 Office
    Counties Served:
    Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington
    2557 Plymouth Road
    Johnson City, Tennessee 37605
    Telephone: (423) 434-6934
    Fax: (423) 634-8815

    Vocational Rehabilitation Fact Sheet