Welcome to Neuroscience & Education: The Connection. Now in its seventh year, our summer Symposium is designed to bring together educators and healthcare professionals to hear about the latest brain research as it relates to education and how to apply this information in the classroom and in their practices.

New This Year:
Optional Dinner: Thursday, June 4, 2020 (limited seating)
One-Day Symposium: Friday, June 5, 2020

Who Should Attend the Symposium?
The programming for the Symposium is geared toward educators and other professionals who provide services for school-aged children and youth. Some parents may find the sessions suit their interests and are also welcome to register to attend.


ASHA CEUs and Certificates of Attendance (6.5 hours) are provided upon request. This course is offered for 0.65 ASHA CEUs for the symposium; 0.1 ASHA CEU for the optional PreSymposium Dinner. CME credit has been approved for 6.5 CE (APA) credits.

  • Optional Dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 4.
  • Symposium check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. on Friday, June 5.
  • During the lunch break, participants will have the opportunity to visit with exhibitors.
Cost and Important Payment Information
Join us for dinner and presentation by Dr. Laurie Cutting, the Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education, Psychology, Radiology, and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt. She is also a Senior Scientist at Haskins Laboratories and a member of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute as well as the Center for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. (0.1 ASHA CEU; Certificate of Attendance (1 hour), no APA credits available for attending Pre-Symposium Dinner.)

One-Day Symposium:
Early Bird Rates (through March 31)
$150 per person
$125 per person for groups of 3 or more
$100 per person for groups of 10 or more
$50 per person for college and graduate students

General Rates (starting April 1)
$200 per person
$175 per person for groups of 3 or more
$150 per person for groups of 10 or more
$100 per person for college and graduate students
Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Breakfast and lunch are included

All Symposium sessions will be held on the Currey Ingram Academy campus at 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN, 37027.

The symposium is hosted by Currey Ingram Academy, the Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and Vanderbilt Peabody College. 

Additional Notes:
Cancellation Policy: If circumstances change and you are unable to attend the symposium, you must confirm your cancellation request via email to by May 19, 2020, for a full refund.

Consent to Use of Photo:
  Registration, attendance at, or participation in the Neuroscience and Education: The Connection symposium constitutes an agreement by the registrant to use and distribute (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image in photographs for symposium promotional materials.

Karen Buckner, Symposium Coordinator,, for information.

Currey Ingram Academy

6544 Murray Lane
Brentwood TN 37027
Main Office: (615) 507-3242
Admission Office: (615) 507-3173
Lower School Office: (615) 507-3200
Middle School Office: (615) 507-3185
Upper School Office: (615) 620-6256
Diagnostic Center: (615) 507-3171
School Nurse: (615) 507-3177
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About Us

Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.

Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).