Texas Tech University

2023-2024: ESC 14 Abilene

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Teacher Trainer Participants
ESC 14 Abilene

Project TEDD trained 5 special education teachers and other professionals from 4 school districts across ESC Region 14 on October 12, 2023. These educators are in the planning stages of training other individuals in their schools and communities about the mental health needs of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Photo of ESC 14 participants

  • Ms. Lori Bufkin, Breckenridge ISD    
  • Ms. Misty Caddell, Abilene ISD
  • Ms. Haley Freeman, Snyder ISD
  • Ms. Diana McLane, Belton ISD
  • Ms. Maryon Westerman, TX College Preparatory

This work is supported by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities through a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Washington, D.C. 20201, with a 100% federal funding award totaling $6,121,860. Council efforts are those of the grantee and do not necessarily represent the official views of nor are endorsed by ACL, HHS, or the U.S. government.

Project TEDD: Training Educators in Dual Diagnosis