The Bluegrass Center for Teacher Quality will host “Building the Village: A Summit on Down Syndrome and Autism Education,” on Oct. 20 at The Carrick House in Lexington.

The event is a day of interdisciplinary professional learning designed to increase collaboration among professionals who work with similar populations of students. Teachers, parents, administrators, social workers, nurses, psychologists and other community stakeholders will have collaborative discussions, raising awareness of the challenges each group faces.

The event will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $20. Click here to register.