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Tennessee Afterschool Network


TOOLS FOR PARENTS

RESOURCES


  • Be A Learning Her​o - Be A Learning Hero helps parents navigate the changes happening in classrooms across the country so they can help their children be successful in school. They provide resources and information for parents from some of the nation’s most well-respected education and parent organizations including the National PTA, Common Sense Media and GreatSchools. 
  • KidCentralTN - For Tennessee Families and Children:
    -  Health
    ​-  Education
    -  ​Development​​
    ​-  Support
  • Photo IDs and Voting in Tennessee - All registered voters need to show a valid photo ID when they go to the polls. If you do not have a TN driver’s license or learner’s permit with a photo, you will need an alternative ID. A student ID from a high school, college, or university is NOT acceptable for voting purposes.
    - Affidavit for Voter Photo ID
    - How to Get a Photo ID in Tennessee
  • Reading Bear - Reading Bear is a fun way to learn to read. They teach more than 1,200 vocabulary items and have 50 presentations cover all the main phonics rules. All free and nonprofit.
  • Spanish Translations of Resource Tips Sheets - Summer Learning Day is an annual national advocacy day led by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) to elevate the importance of keeping kids learning, safe and healthy every summer. 
  • Watch Know Learn - Free educational videos.
  • United Ways of Tennessee - United Ways of Tennessee is spearheading the statewide, collaborative Tennessee Afterschool Network, which is working hard to improve access to high quality afterschool experience for children and youth. UWTN also sponsors Raise Your Hand Tennessee to recruit volunteers to read to, tutor and mentor children and youth (more on that here).