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Enrollment Information for the Dickson County Peer Program

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Preschool Peer Program
The Preschool Peer Program is a Pre-K program that provides services for children with disabilities and includes typically developing (peer) students. To participate, students must be three (3) or four (4) years old, on or before August 15th of the current school year. The program is free for students with disabilities and placement in this program is determined by the IEP team. The cost for peers to attend is $15 a week. A typical peer models appropriate speech, language, social, and behavior skills, for children with delays in the classroom. All peers must be toilet-trained to participate in the program. Peers must also have transportation to/from the school. This program runs Monday-Friday, from 8:00-3:00. Peers will also be asked to participate in a developmental screening prior to acceptance into the program. 

The Peer Program is currently offered at Centennial Elementary School, Charlotte Elementary School, Oakmont Elementary School, and White Bluff Elementary.

*At this time, there is currently a waiting list for Centennial Elementary, Charlotte Elementary, and White Bluff Elementary for the 2022-2023 school year. 


Registration Information
Application for the Pre-K (Peer) Program is completed online. To apply for this program, please fill out the Preschool Peer Request form attached below and submit it to [email protected].  Students are chosen by date of application and may be placed on a waiting list. Please note, seats are limited. Once a student is accepted, school registration information will be provided by the teacher. For more information, please contact Brooke Parham at the Special Education office: (615)-446-2085. 



Notification of acceptance or placement on the waiting list for this program will come from the teacher / school where you applied by May 25, 2022. 





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