REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.
Transition to College and Career: Navigate and Challenge Systems to Obtain A Good Life
Thursdays 4:30 to 6:30 pm
All sessions are virtual via zoom
- November 12, 2020
- November 19, 2020
- December 3, 2020
- December 17, 2020
Description: Connect the dots between school systems, area agencies, vocational rehabilitation, adult service agencies, STABLE Accounts, and your dreams for the future. Using person-centered, student-directed planning practices, students will work to achieve future goals, including accessing post-secondary education and career opportunities. Register for this session to expand your vision of a Good Life for yourself, or family member, and affect positive change in local and state policies and practices. Based on participants’ interests, we will explore tools and strategies to impact positive change in practice and policy.
Presenter: Katherine Vroman is an Inclusion Facilitator at NJCIE, collaborating with educators to promote full access, meaningful participation, and authentic belonging for students with disabilities in their schools and communities. Katherine earned her PhD in Disability Studies from Syracuse University, endeavoring to translate inclusive values into on-the-ground practices to affect transformative, systemic change. Over the last decade, Katherine has worked in disability advocacy, conducted research, and provided training and technical assistance to educators, families, and self-advocates. She has also instructed pre-service inclusive educators at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Syracuse University, Montclair State University and The College of New Jersey. Katherine specializes in supporting students with complex support needs, working with educators to develop and maintain collaborative teaming processes and practices, and is fluent in American Sign Language.
Suggested Donation: $100 per series. No one will be turned away due to inability to cover costs. Reach out to Deb for organizations who may be able to sponsor this cost.