Provider Resources & Training Opportunities

The Knox County Board of DD believes collaborating with providers is essential to improving the lives of people with disabilities.  Through positive relationships, training and guidance we strive to help make the requirements of being a provider as simple as possible so they can focus on what really matters: supporting people with disabilities.


Independent Providers:

  • Training are offered every other month on a variety of topics. During the course of the year independent providers will have the opportunity to receive all 8 hours required to maintain their certification. 2018 Independent Provider Training schedule

  • Are you a new provider? Knox DD offers orientation for all new providers that reviews all requirements for a provider. Be sure to contact Sherrie Simmons to set up an appointment.


Agency Providers:



For more information:

Please contact Sherrie Simmons, Provider Relations Manager with any questions, suggestions or information needed.



Training Opportunities:

Med Admin Re-certification- offered every other month at Knox DD

When: May 18th, July 20th, September 21st, November 16th

Time: 10am-1pm

Cost: $35

Wendy Richmond, Trainer

Link to Register:

Wendy is open to offering a variety of Med Admin certifications. Please contact her if you are looking for something other than Level 1 Recertification.

Longevity Add On:

Direct care staff that work for agencies or independent providers that work in the field for 2 or more years qualify for the longevity add on effective 7/1/18.  To find out more information on required documentation, please follow the link below.

Provider Mini Grant Opportunity: